Search Results: "Adam Wishart"


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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 10, 2007

"A loving portrait of one man and an accessible account of what cancer is, where research and treatment are now and how they got there."
London-based documentary filmmaker Wishart (Leaving Reality Behind, 2003) weaves his father's story into a medical history that traces cancer from its earliest appearance to the present hopes for a cure. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 2003

"The freedom and inclusivity of the Internet still has life, write Wishart and Bochsler, even as its economic side makes seismic shifts. (Photographs)"
Filmmaker Wishart and reporter Bochsler throw light on the Internet's evolution from fertile idea to commercial juggernaut as they look at a David-vs.-Goliath domain-name fight. Read full book review >

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PARTHIAN SHOT by David Wishart
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2004

"Marcus' fourth appearance (Last Rites, 2003, etc.) provides the series' best balance of mystery and history yet."
When a foreign prince survives a murder attempt, ancient Rome's shrewdest and most sardonic detective is enlisted to insure there won't be another. Read full book review >

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GERMANICUS by David Wishart
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2003

"Classics scholar Wishart gets a little lost in his labyrinthine plot but provides ample historical color to smooth the slow journey to a solution."
I, Claudius provides a jumping-off point for the second installment in Wishart's Ancient Rome mystery series, the first to appear in the US, featuring apolitical nobleman and amateur sleuth Marcus Corvinus. Read full book review >

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FOOD FOR THE FISHES by David Wishart
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 15, 2005

"Wishart continues to entertain with a droll first-person narrative and a solid puzzle."
Wishart's Roman nobleman risks his life as he probes the murder of an unpopular business magnate. Read full book review >

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ILLEGALLY DEAD by David Wishart
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2008

"Rich with historical detail (including a lengthy author's note about Roman cookery), but essentially a solid traditional whodunit with a customary parade of suspects and a thickening plot, as well as the culminating deduction, lengthily explained."
When a lawyer is poisoned, Imperial Rome offers no dearth of suspects. Read full book review >

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SOLID CITIZENS by David Wishart
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 1, 2013

"Corvinus' wry first-person narrative holds his 15th whodunit together. Wishart adds his usual evocative historical touches, including a detailed map of the gated Bovillae."
What happens in Bovillae stays in Bovillae...until a prominent politician is found brutally beaten there, mere steps from a brothel. Read full book review >

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LAST RITES by David Wishart
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 15, 2003

"As before, Marcus' droll observations about Roman life and sexually charged repartee with Perilla are more entertaining than the shaggy, lukewarm whodunit."
Ancient Roman nobleman Marcus Valerius Corvinus is again pressed into unwilling service as a sleuth. Read full book review >

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BOOK REPORT for History Is All You Left Me by Adam Silvera

Cover Story: Night and Day
BFF Charm: Big Sister
Swoonworthy Scale: 4
Talky Talk: Past and Present
Anti-Bonus Factor: Mental Illness
Relationship Status: Let’s Be Friends

Cover Story: Night and Day

One boy walks in the night. The other, in the day. Never the twain shall meet.

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BOOK REVIEW

SMEK FOR PRESIDENT! by Adam Rex
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 10, 2015

"This sequel shares the strengths of its predecessor: the loving friendship between Tip and J.Lo, the respect for the absurd, and the social consciences of the teen protagonist and her ET BFF. (Science fiction. 11-15)"
Gratuity "Tip" Tucci doesn't see why her mom won't let a 13-year-old who saved the world take an off-planet vacation.Read full book review >

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ASIAGO by Adam McHeffey
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2012

"Goodhearted, if silly. (Picture book. 3-5)"
How can the little vampire enjoy the beach with his friends? Read full book review >