Thank you! To all of you who have bought my three books and made a difference. Lincoln: The Man Who Saved America is now in Barnes and Noble stores across the country. Tesla: The Wizard of Electricity has helped spread the word of Nikola Tesla to over 90,000 new readers (and counting) in a dozen countries and at least five languages. And Edison: The Inventor of the Modern World is doing the same. Since this success is entirely due to all of you, this page highlights, well, you! Scroll down for great photos, and if you send me your favorite photo holding my book, I’ll post them too.
Check out these photos sent to me by fans (if you send me yours, I’ll post it here too!). There are also photos of historic meetings:
Kids like it too…
More testimonials and cool stuff!
“Beautiful book, great storytelling.” – Lisa Gensheimer, Goodreads (5 stars)
“I got my book, not what I expected, can’t believe the graphics and print, read most every book there is on Tesla, you gave it Life!!”
– Jim Nelson, Facebook, 7/18/13
“Clear, accessible writing and beautiful photographs and ephemera make this book a fun and easy read.”
– Alyb, Goodreads
“I have never read such a beautiful book! Loved it!”
– Cindi Taylor Nelson, Facebook
“There are several biographies about Nicola Tesla however this one by David Kent is more informative, easy to understand, fun! and just a damn good book. I read the entire book in a 24 hour period, I could not put it down and that does not happen very often. If you want to understand why you enjoy all the comforts of electricity than get a copy of this book you will not be disappointed. Kent is just one of those people who knows how to tell a story.” – Alexander Stevens, Facebook
In addition, Tesla: The Wizard of Electricity has received high praise from:
– Nikola Lonchar (President, Tesla Science Foundation)
– Jane Alcorn (President, Tesla Science Center at Wardenclyffe)
– William Terbo (Grand-nephew and closest living relative of Nikola Tesla)
– Nenad Stankovic (Publisher of Tesla Magazine)
and many more!
“Ipswich author tells an electrifying story” – Ipswich Chronicle newspaper feature
Meeting the cast of the off-Broadway play, TESLA (written by Sheri Graubert; directed by Sanja Bestic; starring James Lee Taylor, Jack Dimich, and a wonderful cast)
Recent Events (Reverse Order; No longer Updated)
July 2014: Release of new e-book, Nikola Tesla: Renewable Energy Ahead of Its Time, on Amazon.com [Now available]
July 2014: Release of 2nd printing of Tesla: The Wizard of Electricity [Now available]
July 9-10 2014:Tesla Days in Philadelphia, Tesla Science Foundation
July 10-13, 2014: Teslamania, Toronto and Niagara Falls
July 7, 2014: Lecture at the Ipswich Museum
February 2014: Science traveling
January 11, 2014: Tesla Memorial Conference, New Yorker Hotel, NYC. A great event. You can read about it here.
November 17, 2013: Donation of signed and inscribed copy of Tesla: The Wizard of Electricity to SETAC silent auction, Nashville, TN.
November 3, 2013: Lecture and book signing in Exton, PA. Tesla Book, Film, and Art show at the Chester County Library. (See here for more details)
August 15, 2013: Profile and feature article on me and the book by Beverly Perna in the Ipswich Chronicle.
August 11, 2013: Nikola Tesla presentation and book signing, Private Event in Virginia
July 13, 2013: Book launch party! Fairfax, VA
July 9, 2013: Presentation at the Free Library of Philadelphia, 1901 Vine St, Philadelphia, PA
July 7, 2013: Tesla Days reception and lectures, The Ethical Humanist Society of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
July 6-10, 2013: Release of first issue of Tesla Magazine. Published by Nenad Stankovic, the magazine brings together a variety of researchers, artists, and writers. I have an article about Wardenclyffe in the first issue, along with a short overview of Tesla: The Wizard of Electricity.
July 6-10, 2013: Nikola Tesla presentation and book signing, Annual Tesla Days Celebration, Independence Hall, Philadelphia, PA
July 5, 2013: Meet and Greet/Reunion, VFW Hall, Ipswich, MA.
June 30, 2013: Official publication date of Tesla: The Wizard of Electricity.
June 20, 2013: Hard copies of Tesla: The Wizard of Electricity scheduled to arrive at the warehouse
June 3, 2013: Contributed article to premier issue of Tesla Magazine.
May 24, 2013: Attended Opening Night of TESLA, Theatre 80, 80 Saint Marks Place, New York City.
May 15, 2013: Contacted by Nenad Stankovic about contributing to his new publication, Tesla Magazine.
April 27, 2013: Lecture to the cast of TESLA, a new off-Broadway play written by Sheri Graubert and directed by Sanja Bestic, New York City (http://www.teslaoffbroadway.com/)
March, 2013: Became Assistant Organizer for Nikola Tesla Club, Philadelphia, PA.
March 20, 2013: Interviewed by panelists at Indiana University as a recommended expert on PBTs.
February 12, 2013: Interviewed via email by Stephen Dahl, a student at St. Thomas Academy, Mendota Heights, MN for a History Day presentation about Nikola Tesla.
January 7, 2013: Presentation at the Tesla Memorial Conference, New Yorker Hotel, New York City, NY. Received Certificate of Appreciation from President Nikola Lonchar.
November 14, 2012: Donation of signed and inscribed copy of Tesla: The Wizard of Electricity to SETAC silent auction, Long Beach, CA.
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