Search Results: "Christopher Lehmann-Haupt"


BOOK REVIEW

A CROOKED MAN by Christopher Lehmann-Haupt
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 1, 1995

"Having thrown stones for years, Lehmann-Haupt might better have stayed away from glass houses such as this one."
The senior daily book reviewer for the New York Times here offers his first novel, a Washington political thriller that strains credulity well beyond the breaking point. Read full book review >

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THE MAD COOK OF PYMATUNING by Christopher Lehmann-Haupt
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 1, 2005

"The requisite blood-fest finale notwithstanding, a polished work of suspense."
Camp counselors run amuck in Lehmann-Haupt's chilling second novel (following A Crooked Man, 1995), set in a rustic 1950s Pennsylvania boys' camp. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 1, 2009

"A useful aggregation of timely information and personal insight that will provide clarity, if not comfort, for single women over 30 still set on having kids."
The executive editor of Plum, a magazine for pregnant women over 35, considers the myriad choices available to women who want children but haven't found Mr. Right. Read full book review >

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In Her Own Sweet Time by Rachel Lehmann-Haupt
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 11, 2016

"An accessible, insightful look at today's modern families.
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A journalist and single mom updates her memoir/social sciences book about emerging routes to parenthood. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Oct. 1, 2014

"Clarity, accessibility and spot-on relevance to issues facing modern society make this a must-read. (sources, notes, index) (Nonfiction. 13 & up)"
Part biography, part history, part exploration of Spinoza's philosophy: wholly engaging. Read full book review >

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THOUGHTS WHILE HAVING SEX by Stephanie Lehmann
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2003

"Great title, limp story."
Young playwright confronts the Big Questions: sex, mortality, etc., in a debut by a young playwright. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 14, 2016

"A poignant story that's full of historical insight."
Lehmann offers a historical novel based on the true story of young, Christian anti-Nazi activist Sophie Scholl. Read full book review >

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THE MONEY CULT by Chris Lehmann
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 17, 2016

"Lehmann makes an important and timely point, which is that American religion has always been about money."
A lively study of how the prim Puritans of old, "tireless strivers after divine favor and sticklers for political order," became the mega-churchy materialists of today. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: July 27, 2009

"A fresh take on conscious living in the everyday world."
A self-described posthippie ecofeminist offers a quiet, genial book of "hopeful possibility" amid the current ecological crisis. Read full book review >

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ASTOR PLACE VINTAGE by Stephanie Lehmann
Released: June 11, 2013

"The author combines an impressive knowledge of history, sociology and psychology to create an intellectually and emotionally rewarding story."
The past meets the present in Lehmann's work of feminist literary fiction. Read full book review >

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Hamlet by Alan W. Lehmann
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 20, 2015

"A well-crafted adaptation that offers readers richly developed, relatable characters."
Contemporary language takes the place of Elizabethan English in this surprisingly fresh retelling of William Shakespeare's Hamlet. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 2, 2012

"A moving testament to the will and single-mindedness of one woman determined to help those in need."
An uplifting story of one woman's compassionate aid to wounded children. Read full book review >