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Journal 2000: Everything (complete book)

  Description This book covers the gamut of what goes on in a San Francisco writer’s life and mind. It covers everything about writing, from becoming a writer to getting published to promoting a book to writing itself. It covers the Bush/Gore presidential race of 2000, baseball and football, family, friends, exercise, touring Greece and […]

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Journal 2008: The Writing Process (complete book)

Description This book chronicles the life of a writer, mainly his thoughts on the writing process and self-publishing.  It also gives a picture of the United States in the year 2008, when the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq dragged on, when the Great Recession wreaked havoc on the economy, and when Barack Obama was elected […]

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Journal 2020: The First Year of the Pandemic (complete book)

Description This book is a history of one year in a writer’s life, as well as the country’s life.  It’s about what went through Joseph Sutton’s mind while COVID-19, George Floyd’s death, Biden vs. Trump, and the birth of his first grandson took place. Thursday, January 16, 2020 – Upcoming Impeachment Trial Donald Trump was impeached […]

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Journal 1994 (complete book)

Description This one-year journal is the unfolding story of a writer, walker, husband, father, former teacher, and ex-college football player.  It’s the story of 54-year-old man who thinks, creates, dreams, doubts, regrets, and who writes honestly and fearlessly of his past and present life. Thursday, January 27, 1994—The Man Who Discovered Me For the past […]

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A Beginning Writer’s Journal: 1970-1972 (complete book)

Description A Beginning Writer’s Journal:  1970-1972 reveals what Joseph Sutton went through to finish the first writing project of his life, a novel about his experimental teaching experience at an inner-city high school in Los Angeles.  Although Sutton struggled with bouts of writer’s block and fluctuation of moods, this book shows how he evolved to […]

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Trump Times

“Anti-intellectualism gives rise to the most extreme, the most morally deplorable, form of sloth. It is to be found in persons for whom the ultimate objectives in life are the maximization of pleasure, money, fame, or power…” —Mortimer J. Adler, teacher and philosopher “America, it is time to awaken. The head of our government is […]

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IN THE TIME OF MY LIFE: Selected Writings

In the Time of My Life: Selected Writings is a collection of Joseph Sutton’s best writing over a period of fifty years. This compilation of stories and chapters is extracted from Sutton’s eight books, including selected chapters from his three novels. Morning Pages: The Almost True Story of My Life is about a writer finding […]

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Signs of the Time

“Enough is Enough.” “Congress: Value kids’ lives more than NRA $.” “The Second Amendment says: A well regulated militia…Well Regulated!” “Ready Aim VOTE”

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Three Book Covers, Three World Series Seasons

The cover with Tim Lincecum on the left was about the 2010 World Series season. The cover with Pablo Sandoval in the middle was about the 2010 and 2012 World Series seasons. The cover with Madison Bumgarner on the right incorporates the text of all three World Series seasons.    

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“…the true calling of America…”

The life and work of a writer is often a mixture of fact and fiction. Yet for many writers some of the best stories they share come from real life, especially their own. This can be said of San Francisco-based writer Joseph Sutton who has recently published a semi-autobiographical work called The Life and Death of Abraham Massry and Other Stories.

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How to Order Joseph Sutton’s Books

If you want to hold a real, physical book written by Joseph Sutton, you can order from this website or you can walk into or call any bookstore in the United States and order from them.

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San Francisco Author Writes Novel “A Class of Leaders”

It may have taken him over 40 years to get his book published, but San Francisco author Joseph Sutton is proud and excited about his latest novel A Class of Leaders. Set in 1969 at a black ghetto high school in South Central Los Angeles, the names have been changed but the words of the students are taken from Sutton’s real life experience as a teacher.

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