Search Results: "Andrew Feinstein"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 11, 2011

"The detail is occasionally overwhelming, but Feinstein's book is sound, timely and invaluable. Diligent readers will be rewarded."
A highly pertinent, deeply damning indictment of the flourishing of the world's "second-oldest profession." Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 5, 1995

"It's not A Season on the Brink, but even baseball stalwarts languishing for a sports fix might find this compulsively readable. (17 b&w photos, not seen)"
Best-selling sportswriter Feinstein (Running Mates, 1992, etc.) turns his attention to a new sport, golf, with this chronicle of a year on the men's pro tour. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 1996

"The game, a narrow one-point victory for Army, provided a stunning climax to the season. It also supplies a stirring ending for this exceptional book."
Feinstein, author of the bestselling A Good Walk Spoiled (1995), again delivers the goods, this time chronicling the 1995 season of the West Point and Annapolis football teams, culminating in their annual game. Read full book review >

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WHERE NOBODY KNOWS YOUR NAME by John Feinstein
NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 2014

"A kaleidoscopic insiders' story of baseball as played by the Durham Bulls, Buffalo Bisons, Lehigh Valley IronPigs, Norfolk Tides and others like them."
One of the doyens of the sportswriting world takes on the national pastime with a frenetic road trip to minor league clubhouses and fields where true baseball is played. Read full book review >

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RUNNING MATES by John Feinstein
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 1, 1992

Strangely plotted but captivating political thriller—the first in a series—by the best-selling nonfiction author of A Season on the Brink (1987), A Season Inside (1988), etc. Feinstein, a reporter for The Washington Post, spent two years covering the State House scene in Annapolis, and his love for that town comes through strongly here. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 5, 2002

"A rambling ride, but instructive and likable on the way. (8 pp. b&w photos, not seen)"
Prolific sportswriter Feinstein (The Last Amateurs, 2000, etc.) revisits an important National Basketball Association incident and ably dramatizes how it changed the participants and the league forever. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE SIXTH MAN by John Feinstein
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 8, 2015

"Solidly drawn, both on and off the court. (Fiction. 12-18) "
"Triple threat" Alex Myers turns his attention from football to basketball in this middle volume (The Walk On, 2014). Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: May 22, 2012

"A fast-paced caper, with plenty to offer fans of both the Games and the less savory 'games.' (Mystery. 10-14)"
Feinstein's latest tale of chicanery in big-time sports sends teen journalist Stevie Thomas to London to cover the Olympics, where his usual partner Susan Carol is swimming for gold. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 28, 2010

"Fun for those who like the focus on the background of sports rather than the actual game, this is a serviceable entry in the series. (Mystery. 10-14)"
Stevie Thomas and Susan Carol Anderson, intrepid teen sports reporters, are once again teamed up with Bobby Kelleher and Tamara Mearns on a big nationally televised game (Change-up: Mystery at the World Series, 2009, etc.). Read full book review >

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ADVENTURE
Released: Aug. 11, 2009

"While Stevie and Susan Carol's unlimited freedom stretches credulity more than a bit and nuanced relationships and glimpses of dugout grit are in short supply, fans of the series will enjoy another inside scoop. (Mystery. 12-14)"
Fourteen-year-old sports columnists Stevie Thomas and Susan Carol Anderson begin freshman year with a close-up look at a dramatic wild-card National League Championship final and then at the World Series between Boston and Washington, D.C. When a player who's come up from the minors in a late-season trade pitches a near no-hitter in game two, the mystery and personal tragedy in his past become the story Stevie pursues. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 1999

"If there is a flaw to this solid and respectable, if unspectacular effort, it's that the events Feinstein chronicles will seem familiar even to golf fans who only occasionally follow the game in the sports pages or on TV. (Author tour)"
With his usual acuity, Feinstein looks at the four most important tournaments on the men's pro golf calendar, narrowing the focus of his monster bestseller, A Good Walk Spoiled (1995). Read full book review >