Search Results: "Clint Wilder"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 4, 2012

"An informative, optimistic look at how a partnership between private capital and government can unleash America's innovative capabilities."
Two consultants associated with Clean Edge, a clean-tech advisory firm, review potential areas for investment in clean energy and technology. 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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NICKEL by Robert Wilder
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 12, 2016

"A witty, angst-filled drama that succeeds in spite of its flaws. (Fiction. 13-17)"
Ninth-grader Coy doesn't feel comfortable in his own skin. Read full book review >

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MURDER ETOUFFEE by Eric Wilder
NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 2006

"Uneven literary gumbo, with some ingredients more tasty than others."
A post-Katrina melange of short stories, cultural history and recipes. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Oct. 24, 1979

"A weak potpourri, then, not quite justified by that one grand essay."
The three-part title essay here is Wilder's reworking of sections from his 1950 Norton lectures at Harvard — and, though hardly profound, it shows Wilder at his most topsyturvy thoughtful and folksy-smart eloquent. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Feb. 18, 1947

"An interesting and original bit of creative writing- a tour de force, perhaps, but provocative."
The author of The Bridge of San Luis Rey commands a definite and fairly predictable market among the intellectuals. Read full book review >

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The Fragrance Shed By A Violet by Lin Wilder
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 8, 2014

"A promising storyline that falls victim to disappointing writing and editing."
In Wilder's debut novel, a respected Houston cardiologist is convicted of killing her mother with an unapproved drug, but some begin to question whether she's actually guilty of the crime. 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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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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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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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 >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2006

"This lacks some of the thrills and spills of Into Thin Air but is of the same class and caliber—and will make many readers wonder why anyone would ever dare climb into the clouds."
A death-haunted saga of the scalers of heaven. Read full book review >