Tuesday, May 13, 2014

The Life and Times of Richard Musto Book Tour Review and Giveaway

Publisher: Roll Your Own Press  (April 8, 2014)
Category: Biography, Photography, Literary
Tour Date: May/June, 2014
Available in: Print,  210 Pages
Biography of an eighty-nine-year-old man living on the streets of New York City offers a journalistic investigation into the art of survival in America today.

Joe Lamport met Richard Musto completely by accident. The old man had built a campsite on the street corner down the block from where Joe lives in New York City.

Joe had never seen anyone quite like him, a man of that age living on the streets in a cardboard shack of his own construction. He seemed to be about the age of Joe’s own father, so Joe and his photographer friend

Michel Delsol stopped and spoke with him to hear his story.

Two years and countless conversations later, The Life and Times of Richard Musto: The True Life Story of a Survival Artist is the result. This biography of an anonymous man – Lamport explains that Richard literally calls himself “Anmomas” – tells in blank verse and photographs the true life story of a now nearly ninety-year old man who makes his home on the streets of New York City.

Richard is currently In a rooming house in Atlantic City where his rent is paid up through March 1st. If nothing else, we hope sales from the book will be sufficient to cover the cost of his rent for the following month.

A free download of the first two chapters of The Life and Times of Richard Musto is available at www.lifeofmusto.com

 Joe Lamport is a translator and poet who lives in New York City. His translations of classic Chinese poetry have been published extensively online by The Epoch Times and Brooklyn Rail. He is also the co-founder of the website and newsletter Tang Spirit Network. He has published a chap book of his own poems online and maintains a blog for other work. He isalso the author of a novel called Dinkelmann’s Rules.

Cassandra's Review-  A spectacular man and his journey await you in the pages of this unforgettable tear jerking, heart opening book. I was filled with all kinds of emotion and in the end wanted to hug  one of our lost brothers that time and the world hide away. You will be inspired and should share this book with others. 
Michel Delsol’s photography has been shown in solo exhibits at galleries such as the Japanese Information and Cultural Center, of the Japanese Embassy in Washington, DC, Kinokuniya in New York and La Gaia Scienza in Venice, Italy as well in many group exhibits in New York. His work has been selected for ’Le Journal de la Photographie’ and F-Stop magazine. His portrait work has been commissioned by leading magazines, book and music publishers and major advertisement agencies. His work has received awards and nominations from the Society of Publication designers, the International B + W Spider awards, PX3 and One Life International photography. Several additional collections of his photographs are available on his website: http://lifeofmusto.com/.
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Follow the Tour:
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Teena in Toronto May 12 Review
Cassandra M’s Place May 13 Review & Giveaway
Inspire to Read May 14 Interview
Every Free Chance May 19 Review & Giveaway
Rebecca’s Writing ServcesMay 23 Guest Post
Rebecca’s Writing Servces May 30 Review
The New In Books May 28 Review & Guest Post
Deal Sharing Aunt May 29 Review & Guest Post
Minnesota Girl in the World June 4 Review
Open Book Society June 6 Review
Room With Books June 10 Review & Interview
I’d Rather Be At The Beach June 12 Review & Giveaway
Books and Bindings June 16 Review, Guest Post & Giveaway


  1. Thanks for taking part in the tour. I'm glad you enjoyed 'The Life and Times of Richard Musto' so much!

  2. I will keep this book to read-the I will pass it on.

  3. I would keep the book, read it and give to my son.

  4. probably gift it i'm more into scifi/fantasy - regnod(at)yahoo(d0t)com


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