Search Results: "Charles P. Kindleberger"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 1991

"This bland but warm account won't lose him any."
A pleasant account of the pleasant life of an elder statesman of international economics. Read full book review >

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RALPH BUNCHE by Charles P. Henry
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 15, 1999

"These digressions cloud our view of the man. (25 b&w photos)"
A quirky biographical sketch of the sometimes forgotten Nobel laureate. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 2006

"An entertaining, though overly effusive look at a star whose unparalleled accomplishments to date are just the beginning."
Mid-career retrospective of the New England Patriots' three-time Super Bowl-winning quarterback. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 2007

"Not a strident call to arms, but a conscience-stirring scholarly survey by a social historian providing hard data and guidance for activists."
Why the issue of reparations for African-Americans has encountered such strong resistance and what can be done to change that. Read full book review >

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THE HOKEY POKEY by Larry La Prise
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 1997

"Most children will want to dance, not read, but they will come away with a firm grasp of right and left. (Picture book. 2-6)"
While the Sun Valley Trio, the tune's originators, may no longer be household words, the Hokey Pokey has become a sort of goofy party classic that, since it was introduced in the 1950s, young and old can step to. Read full book review >

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CHARLES TAYLOR

Reliant as they were on call girls, cars, corpses, and Kris Kristofferson, the B-movies of the 1970s may not qualify as high art, according to cultural critic Charles Taylor, but at least they took American audiences seriously.

“For me, the staying power of these movies has to do with the way they stand in opposition to the current juvenile state ...


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A Million Different Ways by P. Dangelico
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 4, 2015

"A fast-paced, erotic tale that should satisfy fans of Fifty Shades of Grey. "
An Albanian immigrant finds love and danger while working at the estate of a wealthy banker in this debut romance. Read full book review >

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YOUR BEST BETS FOR FASCINATING SF/F/H READS IN JULY
by John DeNardo

Summer reading season is in full swing, and if you'd like to join the beach party, there's plenty of entertainment to be found in the pages of science fiction, fantasy, and horror books. July's cream of the crop includes stories about a robot hitman, a dark and previously unseen perspective on Peter Pan, a woman with supernatural ...


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The Inducements of Brazen Lovers Behind the Mask by P. Seck
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 8, 2014

"An engaging story of an immigrant's journey to growth and maturity."
Seck's debut novella presents a young woman's struggle with unrequited love—and her eventual triumph. Read full book review >