Reader’s Choice Award: Presidential Conclusions

Book Review Reviewed by Ruffina Oserio for Readers’ Favorite Presidential Conclusions by Douglas J. Wood is a powerful political thriller with compelling characters. A story with an international setting in the future, with complex terrorist issues affecting the US, Ukraine and the Middle East. The reader follows the life of US President Samantha Harrison, a strong female […]

admin - March 7, 2019

Publishers Weekly Review: Asshole Attorney

Asshole Attorney: Musings, Memories, and Missteps in a 40 Year Career Wood (Please Be Ad-Vised: A Legal Reference Guide for the Advertising Executive) delivers an entertaining account of his adventures in media and entertainment law, where, he writes, he had to be tough but fair: “Maybe to some I was acting like an asshole attorney, […]

admin - December 24, 2018
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NJ Online: Interview for Asshole Attorney

Editor’s Note: This story contains some graphic language.  Gil and Rhoda Wood were an army family who moved from base-to-base every three years.  Doug, the youngest of the couple’s three children, was born while Gil served in Korea. They were stationed in Hawaii when Gil retired in 1960. Doug was in fifth grade when the family moved to Rutherford, their mother’s hometown. […]

admin - December 3, 2018
BookLife Prize

The BookLife Prize Critics Report: ASSHOLE ATTORNEY is “unique” and “accessible”

The BookLife Prize will announce winners on December 17th, 2018, but their Critics Report for ASSHOLE ATTORNEY has been released! The BookLife Prize gives ASSHOLE ATTORNEY an overall 8.5/10 stars for originality, prose, plot, and execution. The report calls Wood’s memoir “accessible and intimate” and that it “reconstructs a unique and full existence, while offering […]

admin - July 26, 2018

Kirkus for Asshole Attorney

A lawyer recounts his eventful professional exploits. Wood (Presidential Intentions, 2014) was a peripatetic army brat who grew up in eight different houses over the course of his childhood. His father, he says, was a highly decorated soldier whose intemperate drinking devolved into alcoholism after a tragic accident left Wood’s mother a quadriplegic. The author […]

admin - June 26, 2018

Midwest Book Review: ASSHOLE ATTORNEY is “Raw, candid, and utterly unforgettable”

The Midwest Book Review praised ASSHOLE ATTORNEY as a “highly recommended” read, calling it “Raw, candid, and utterly unforgettable.” Read the entire review here.

admin - June 13, 2018

PRESS RELEASE: ASSHOLE ATTORNEY: Musings, Memories, and Missteps in a 40 Year Career

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: ASSHOLE ATTORNEY Musings, Memories, and Missteps in a 40 Year Career By Douglas J. Wood “Doug, I been practicin’ law for fifty years. And I learned a long time ago, there ain’t no such word as ‘attorney’ or ‘lawyer’. It’s ‘asshole attorney’ or ‘fuckin’ lawyer.’” Author and entertainment attorney Douglas J. Wood […]

admin - May 11, 2018

Kirkus Reviews: ASSHOLE ATTORNEY is “refreshingly unafraid”

Kirkus Reviews released their review for Douglas J. Wood’s memoir ASSHOLE ATTORNEY: Musings, Memories, and Missteps in a 40 Year Career. From Kirkus: “Wood’s prose is crisp and anecdotal, and he’s refreshingly unafraid to poke fun at his misadventures.” Read the entire review here.

admin - May 11, 2018
Independent Press Award

2018 Independent Book Award Winner

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Author receives national recognition through the INDEPENDENT PRESS AWARD®! New Jersey — The INDEPENDENT PRESS AWARD recognized PRESIDENTIAL CONCLUSIONS by Douglas J. Wood in the category of POLITICAL THRILLER as a winner. The competition is judged by experts from different aspects of the book industry, including publishers, writers, editors, book cover designers and professional […]

admin - May 7, 2018

Readers’ Favorite: Presidential Conclusions is “a powerful political thriller”

Readers’ Favorite gave PRESIDENTIAL CONCLUSIONS a fantastic review, calling it a “powerful political thriller with compelling characters.” Read the entire review here.

admin - January 16, 2018