Search Results: "Arthur M. Mills, Jr."


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THE EMPTY LOT NEXT DOOR by Arthur M. Mills, Jr.
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 24, 2010

"Both haunted and haunting

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A ghost story that twists urban legends with the identifiable struggles of a latchkey kid. Read full book review >

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Nesiritide by Roger M. Mills
NON-FICTION
Released: June 18, 2016

"A lively, well-told, thoroughly researched look at how drugs are brought to market."
A cardiology professor-turned-academic consultant and clinical investigator for a pharmaceutical company reveals the way prescription drugs are developed. Read full book review >

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Released: April 20, 1939

"It is objectively written, but contains many rather abstract disquisitions."
A man forgotten — who 50 years ago was constantly on the battlefields of religion, philosophy, social science, politics, his weapons a trenchant pen and a ready flow of oratory. Read full book review >

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Released: June 15, 1963

"For the faculty clubs."
As a historian Professor Schlesinger has sired some significant scholarship; as a father he's also sired one of President Kennedy's hot-shot Special Assistants; nevertheless, his In Retrospect is about as invigorating as a Class Report. Read full book review >

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Released: Nov. 19, 1973

"But withal, Schlesinger has seemingly effortlessly traced the rise of the autocratic White House and that is sufficient."
Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. will be read because he is Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. Read full book review >

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Released: June 15, 1965

"The public should do no less."
The remainder of the title of this timely reissue, somewhat revised from 1951, is "And the Future of American Foreign Policy." Read full book review >

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Released: Oct. 5, 1950

"An essay which has both political and philosophical, historical and contemporary significance."
By one of the leading, interpretative historians of our time, this short study was made possible by the Haynes' Foundation and is an informed, stimulating consideration of the reform impulse in America, from its first upsurge in 1841 with Emerson to its abiding vitality derived from the Declaration of Independence. Read full book review >

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THE CHALLENGE by Arthur M. Schlesinger
Released: June 15, 1956

"Not to be missed by any person with a potential interest in the subject."
In Schlesinger's view, Roosevelt is the summation of an era in American, social, political and economic life. Read full book review >

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Released: Jan. 19, 1967

"Incisive, clarifying, calm, Mr. Schlesinger deals with the situation from a position of informed authority in relation to the seats of power; of the many, this is the one book on Vietnam which appears to hold a usable key in this connection, to provide a move acceptable to the administration."
Why we are in Vietnam is today a question of mainly historical interest. Read full book review >

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Released: Oct. 22, 1968

"It's an utter delight to read; no substitute for classics like the Beards, Dorfman or Jameson, much less new, rigorous scholarship—but a worthy complement."
The author, who finished this book just before his death in 1965, was a Harvard professor of considerable stature as well as the father of Arthur, Jr. Read full book review >

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Released: Nov. 29, 1965

"Both have written that seldom book — the one you have to read and will probably want at home."
This and Sorensen's Kennedy (p. 860) will continue to stand out long after the discussion of whether or not "instant history" is a valid, or even ethical, form. Read full book review >

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Released: May 12, 1969

"But it will strike the right note among the embattled ADA-ers for whom he speaks."
From one of our most prolific sons of Harvard, and Kennedy family intimates, these are magisterial essays which seek to reassess our institutions and values in a time of widespread anxiety about both. Read full book review >