Search Results: "Anders Sandell"


BOOK REVIEW

THE JÖRGITS AND THE END OF WINTER by Anders Sandell
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 20, 2013

"A tongue-in-cheek tale with serious underpinnings, enhanced by inventively designed visuals. (iPad science-fiction app. 9-11)"
Following a crash landing in the Baltic, a motley crew of space aliens encounters strange creatures (well, Finns) in this briskly paced, eco-themed import. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 20, 1992

"KKR's interim woes with its RJR Nabisco properties, has 16 pages of photos—not seen."
A revealing, albeit low-key, history of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., from a savvy Wall Street Journal correspondent who covers the leveraged buyout beat. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 18, 2011

"A lively and nuanced look at the hiring process."
How-to for headhunters seeking raw, undiscovered talent from the New York Times bestselling author of Perfect Enough. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Aug. 8, 2017

"Useful guidance for newly minted job hunters."
An argument for the usefulness of a major in liberal arts. Read full book review >

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UNDER HER SKIN by Adriana Anders
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 7, 2017

"An incredibly sexy, heartbreaking, and intense romantic debut."
In small-town Virginia, a woman trying to erase her abusive past falls for a towering, reclusive blacksmith with secrets of his own. Read full book review >

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THE FANTASTIC JOURNEY OF PIETER BRUEGEL by Anders C. Shafer
ADVENTURE
Released: June 1, 2001

An emeritus professor of art, Shafer spins a few bare wisps of documentation into a series of diary entries chronicling a 16th-century artist's journey from Antwerp to Italy and back. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 2005

"At its best moments, good bubble-bath reading. But the best moments are rare."
A rambling, energetic memoir about identity and familial culture. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 13, 1996

"Highly readable and downright essential for anyone—patient or doctor—in an HMO or considering joining one. (Author tour)"
A hard look at how for-profit health management organizations have come to be the force they are in our health care system and how their emphasis on the bottom line threatens quality medical care. Read full book review >

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THE IMPOSTOR’S DAUGHTER by Laurie Sandell
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 29, 2009

"A revealing, powerfully strange graphic memoir."
Glamour contributing editor Sandell specializes in celebrity profiles and personal essays, yet as she documents in this narrative, many of those she profiled found her story far more interesting than their own—and no wonder. Read full book review >

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FIND ME by Anders Arhoj
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 5, 2017

"An English language debut offering little worlds of eye candy. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Two friends play hide-and-seek with each other from opposite ends of this nearly wordless Danish import. Read full book review >

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NIGHTBORN by Lou Anders
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 14, 2015

"A winning testament to the value of friendship and to a surly dragon's power of persuasion. (maps, glossary, game rules, 'historical' note) (Fantasy. 10-14)"
Caution: a wyvern's talons might pluck you up and drop you smack in the middle of a legendary quest. Read full book review >

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BOX 21 by Anders Roslund
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 2009

"Fresh, slangy and moves at breakneck pace, though it loses some of its energy as it narrows its focus."
A tangle of criminal plotlines converge combustibly at a Stockholm hospital in this edgy thriller, the second the collaborators have published in English (The Beast, 2005). Read full book review >