Search Results: "Andreas Kluth"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 5, 2012

"Meatier than the average self-help book, Hannibal and Me is a rare blend of military strategy and emotional intelligence that offers a more mature solution for winning life's battles."
Economist writer Kluth takes lessons from the great military strategist and other historical titans in his quest for fulfillment beyond success. Read full book review >

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PILLARS OF TIME by Andreas Oertel
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2010

"A third installment is already in the works. (Adventure. 9-12)"
In book two of The Archaeolojesters series, Cody, Eric and Rachel are off on another historical journey. Read full book review >

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ORIGINS RISING by Eric Andreas
Released: Sept. 8, 2014

"An imaginative, daring start to what could develop in to a fantastic series."
A mysterious force known simply as the Darkness threatens a far-future Earth in Andreas' debut YA sci-fi/fantasy. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 2013

"An illuminating look at the historical impact of America's illicit economy."
Andreas (Political Science/Brown Univ.; Blue Helmets and Black Markets: The Business of Survival in the Siege of Sarajevo, 2008, etc.) explores American history and its relationship with smuggling and illegal trade and "how these illicit flows—and the campaigns to police them—defined and shaped the nation." Read full book review >

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Released: Jan. 31, 2017

"A cautionary, cohesively delivered update on the scope and science of human quantification."
How you can collect, use, and control your own data. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 4, 2006

"A smart if somewhat disjointed blend of social history and cultural criticism, far truer to the time than David Frum's tsk-tsking How We Got Here (2000)."
As those who were there know, 1973 wasn't just about platforms and the Bay City Rollers. Read full book review >

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TROUBLE AT IMPACT LAKE by Andreas Oertel
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2011

"Two latter-day Hardy boys and a Nancy Drew may just awaken the Indiana Jones in young readers and teach a bit of history at the same time. (Adventure. 9-12)"
It's another archaeological adventure for 13-year-olds Cody, Eric and Rachel, in the third installment of this action-packed series. Read full book review >

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THE ARCHAEOLOJESTERS by Andreas Oertel
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 15, 2010

"The far-fetched story, intended as pure fun, succeeds as a fast-paced archaeological adventure, the first of a planned series. (Fiction. 9-12)"
Twelve-year-old Cody is worried about life in Sultana, Manitoba. Read full book review >

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SCAMS! by Andreas Schroeder
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2004

"There are Lessons here, but the compelling presentation makes them far easier to swallow than the moral and ethical chunks in conventional Chicken Soup-style 'values' reading. (bibliography) (Nonfiction. 10-14)"
The author of several titles on like topics for adults boils down ten modern tales of large-scale chicanery, from P.T. Barnum's relentless promotion of Jumbo the Elephant to a massively successful Nazi effort to counterfeit British currency, from the Shakespearean fakes of William Henry Ireland to the supposedly cave-dwelling Tasaday tribe. Read full book review >

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REBEL MOTHER by Peter  Andreas
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 4, 2017

"An illuminating portrait of a childhood of excitement, adventure, and love positioned against the backdrop of 1970s-era South America."
Reflections on a childhood spent with a feminist, revolution-minded mother. Read full book review >

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ARRIVAL OF THE FITTEST by Andreas Wagner
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 2, 2014

"A book of startling congruencies, insightful flashes and an artful enthusiasm that delivers knowledge from the inorganic page to our organic brains."
Wagner (Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies/Univ. of Zurich; The Origins of Evolutionary Innovations, 2011, etc.) lucidly explores the natural principles that accelerate life's ability to innovate and thus evolve.Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 6, 2014

"Brazil will be under enormous pressure to win this summer, and Uruguay and Argentina will be in the running. That will provide opportunities for the updated paperback edition of this fine, scintillating history."
The most comprehensive history of soccer in the part of the world in which it may well mean the most. Read full book review >