Search Results: "Barbara T. Dreyfuss"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: June 11, 2013

"A well-crafted investigation for nonspecialists about an obscure, needlessly arcane corner of Wall Street."
A Wall Street insider-turned-investigative journalist explains the collapse of the high-risk hedge fund Amaranth LLC and how it affected small businesses, pension funds and the price of natural gas across North America. Read full book review >

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LAST LEFT STANDING by Barbara T. Russell
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 1996

"More than bibliotherapy, this is an uplifting tale about the resilience and capacity of the human heart. (Fiction. 8-14)"
In this moving first novel, Josh, 13, must struggle through his grief alone after the sudden death of his older brother, Toby. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 3, 2005

"A worthy addition to Metropolitan's American Empire Project: a devastating account that policymakers—not to mention American citizens—ignore at their peril."
The United States government underwrote the rise of radical Islam, argues a frequent contributor to The Nation and The American Prospect. Read full book review >

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THE TWO GEORGES by Richard Dreyfuss
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: March 1, 1996

"Despite the rather ponderous approach, Dreyfuss and Turtledove's might-have-been world—something like an indefinitely extended Victorian idyll—charms as it intrigues, and the above- average characters help compensate for the movie-ish sleuthing."
Alternate-world yarn from Oscar winner Dreyfuss and Hugo winner Turtledove (Worldwar: Upsetting the Balance, 1995). Read full book review >

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JOHN T. EDGE
by Megan Labrise

John T. Edge’s The Potlikker Papers: A Food History of the Modern South is no mere paean to peanuts, homage to hominy, and laudation to lard. Like the nutritive broth for which it’s named, this title is more substantive than it appears at a glance.

“One the primary aims of my book,” says Edge, a native Georgian who lives ...


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BOOK REVIEW

WINE AND WORK by T. Mullen
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 10, 2012

"A fine, maverick company of winemakers hold court about the thing they love best: communing with the world of the grape."
From a global cast of winemakers come intimate, revealing comments about their art, which swing between invigorating to mellow. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE VLOGGER DIARIES by T. Collins
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Nov. 1, 2017

"Laughs galore mitigate a thin storyline. (Fiction. 12-14)"
How can a girl make friends at her new school? Read full book review >

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TWO RIVERS by T. Greenwood
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2009

"Overwrought context obscures a sweetly told love story."
Ghosts of his heartbreaking past visit a railroad worker in rural New England. Read full book review >

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THE ARTIFICIAL MIRAGE by T. Warwick
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 25, 2013

"Boasts exotic locales and tantalizing hints of an intriguing technological future, but the effect is diminished by a weak, meandering narrative."
In Warwick's futuristic debut thriller, a trader encounters a labyrinthine criminal underworld during his search for his missing lover. Read full book review >