Search Results: "Bruce B. Smith"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: Jan. 17, 2012

"Smith's words may qualify for that rarest of family treasures: the true heirloom."
A man tenders heartfelt reflections on the meaning of fatherhood. Read full book review >

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STORIES FROM AFIELD by Bruce L. Smith
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 2016

"Reflective thoughts and vibrant specifics bring a nature biologist's love of the outdoors to readers."
A wildlife biologist shares some of his adventures in the field. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 2003

"A treat for policy wonks and students of economics—and worth reading for anyone who plays the market."
If you have a rage for chaos, you'll love the stock market—beg pardon, the equity culture—of the future. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 26, 2007

"An appealing introduction to a mysterious phenomenon."
New York-based journalist Smith seeks to understand the experience of hearing voices. Read full book review >

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MY MOM'S THE BEST by Rosie  Smith
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 2, 2012

"A darling first app for little ones to share with their own moms. (iPad storybook app. 1-5)"
A simple, well-executed animal mommy/baby love story for the youngest crowd. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 6, 2014

"A useful warning against embarking on detoxification without medical supervision."
Canadian environmentalists Smith and Lourie collaborate again in a follow-up to Slow Death by Rubber Duck: How the Toxic Chemistry of Everyday Life Effects Our Health (2010). Read full book review >

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A LATE BENEDICTION FOR FATHER'S DAY by Robert Bruce Smith
NON-FICTION
Released: July 31, 2007

"Stories that stand the test of time."
A grandfatherly yarn about growing up during the Depression in a Northwest logging town. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 27, 2011

"An unabashed study of the uses and abuses of realpolitik."
Why politics is a matter of gamesmanship, and why the winners are those who understand the rules of the game. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 27, 2016

"A fruitful if arguable thesis yields a book worth reading in this election year."
A stimulating look at the presidency from the vantage point of the wars America has fought—and, in some instances, the none-too-noble reasons for them. Read full book review >

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1914 by Charles B. Smith
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 15, 2014

"An information-packed but flawed novel of World War I."
This encyclopedic debut novel looks at the early months of World War I, as its initial, optimistic hopes for a quick conclusion devolve into dreary reality. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 2001

"Exquisitely revealing and written with real polish: a first-class account."
A history of the modern stock market, detailing its transmogrification from a "gambling hell" run by speculators and cronies to a rational, sophisticated exchange open to all. Read full book review >