Search Results: "A Theory of Expanded Love"


BOOK REVIEW

A THEORY OF EXPANDED LOVE by Caitlin Hicks
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 12, 2015

"Annie's disarming voice evokes nostalgia for a bygone era and hope for humanity in a weary, modern world."
The astute observations of a little girl from a big Catholic family living in Pasadena in 1963. Read full book review >

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A WORKING THEORY OF LOVE by Scott Hutchins
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 2, 2012

"Clever and extensive navel-gazing is modulated by tenderness, humor and charm. A writer to watch."
Artificial intelligence meets the questing of the human heart in an ambitious, accomplished debut. Read full book review >

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A GENERAL THEORY OF LOVE by M.D. Lewis
NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 2000

"Eloquent writing gives weight to a simple, albeit New Age-ish message: feelings count more than intellect in fashioning a healthy psyche. (Charts and illustrations, most not seen) (Author tour)"
An engrossing argument that emotion plays a profound and perhaps prevailing role in a human being's ability to develop and find happiness. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A THEORY OF RELATIVITY by Jacquelyn Mitchard
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 2, 2001

"Mediocre fare, on balance, despite the few tears won at the close. (For another Oprah-anointed author, see Cleage, above.)"
The author of Oprah's first pick (The Deep End of the Ocean, 1996, etc.) returns, this time with a repetitive and tedious examination of a custody battle. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A Theory of Nothing by Thomas Barlow
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 4, 2016

"A cheekily ironic takedown of academic adventures in absurdity.
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Barlow's (Between the Eagle or the Dragon, 2013, etc.) debut novel provides a farcical look at the pursuit of junk science in the hallowed halls of the academy.Read full book review >

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A GENERAL THEORY OF OBLIVION by José Eduardo  Agualusa
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 15, 2015

"Too many mysteries pile up to sustain suspense, but the novel is redeemed by its bright shimmer of magic realism."
The Angolan writer's fifth novel to receive an English translation, a look at the upheaval caused by the Angolan civil war, places a recluse at its heart. Read full book review >

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A THEORY OF THE DRONE by Grégoire Chamayou
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 6, 2015

"Chamayou does land some good points in this rather arid exercise, but one would rather have a Camus than a Derrida on this point."
If you are what you eat, then you are also what you kill with. Q.E.D. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 2012

"Contemplative, upbeat enlightenment for spiritually inclined positive thinkers."
The pursuit of joy gets a radical makeover. Read full book review >

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DREAMS OF A FINAL THEORY by Steven Weinberg
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 1993

"He makes an eloquent case."
Weinberg's career has gone from boy wonder to Nobel laureate (Physics, 1979) to sage among particle physicists, combining creative talents with a zeal to explain. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Sept. 15, 2012

"A smart, insightful collection of stories about life and love."
Levy's award-winning short story collection masterfully explores the vagaries of romantic love. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A THEORY OF ALL THINGS by Peggy Leon
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2010

"Quirky, funny and eminently readable."
Five wildly creative siblings are drawn back into each other's orbit during a crisis. Read full book review >