Search Results: "Clint Bolick"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: March 20, 1996

"Given that affirmative action policies have supporters and opponents of all ideological stripes, Clint owes readers a more deliberate appraisal."
As the charged title suggests, Bolick presents a polemic admitting of no debate, and his language is carefully weighted against counterargument. Read full book review >

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IMMIGRATION WARS by Jeb Bush
NON-FICTION
Released: March 5, 2013

"Cynical, tardy and unnecessary."
The 2012 election is still fresh in memory, but with this effort to make a multicultural, immigrant-flush America safe for Republicans, it's clear that another Bush is declaring for the presidency. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 2003

"Highly literate and by turns convincing, depressing, even humorous, thanks to P.G. Wodehouse's delicious 'Jeeves and the Unbidden Guest.'"
So much to steal, so many ways to steal it. Corruption, embezzlement, fraud, the good old stickup, and more find their way into this tangy anthology of pieces on Big Apple crime from Adrenaline series editor Willis (NYPD, 2002, etc.). Read full book review >

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Leftover Girl by C.C. Bolick
Released: Nov. 3, 2016

"A young heroine copes with bizarre dreams in a surprisingly fresh paranormal romance."
This debut YA novel, the first installment in a series, follows an adopted teenager who moves to Alabama. Read full book review >

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SPINSTER by Kate Bolick
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 21, 2015

"A sexy, eloquent, well-written and -researched study/memoir."
An Atlantic contributing editor's refreshingly bold and incisive account of how she came to celebrate her status as a single woman.Read full book review >

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Gennebar Rising by Clint Geller
FICTION & LITERATURE

"An epic fantasy tale set in an ornately crafted universe."
Geller tells the story of a boy whose otherworldly powers may liberate his nation in this debut novel. Read full book review >

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Released: Dec. 1, 2001

"Lots of familiar pieces here, but the variety of Willis's 13 selections makes for an anthology crime buffs can't refuse."
An anthology of previously published material on the uniquely savage business of crime as practiced by the organization known variously as La Cosa Nostra, the Outfit, the Syndicate, the Mafia. Read full book review >

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Released: May 16, 2012

"Ardent, progressive ideas derailed by a predictable plotline and stereotyped characters."
American alternative politics finds its heroine in Trafton's (You Can't Push A Rope, 2006) congressional what-if novel. Read full book review >

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KENNEDYS by Clint Willis
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 1, 2001

"Into the Kennedy aura once more, but brightly."
A gallimaufry of musings on the Kennedy family showcases some classy political writing. Read full book review >

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FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2003

"A greatest hits compilation that scores with every selection."
A resolutely fun and exciting collection that spans the gamut of magical fiction. Read full book review >

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Evangeline by Clint Adams
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2015

"After this fine historical novel, it's easy to predict new fans for Adams."
A fanciful, fictional memoir of the real-life Evangeline Smith Adams, the most famous astrologer of the early 20th century. Read full book review >

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THE MEMBER-GUEST by Clint McCown
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 7, 1995

"Newcomer McCown's fluid writing is sometimes marred by strained coincidences, and the endings tend to be a tad pat and sermonizing, yet this series of mini-portraits successfully illuminates the subtle details of middle-age people coming to grips with failed ambitions."
A deft series of interconnected stories set around a small- town country-club golf tournament. Read full book review >