Search Results: "Constance Rosenblum"


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HABITATS by Constance Rosenblum
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 2013

"Some intriguing stories better read the way newspaper columns are published—one at a time—than as an extended series in one sitting."
A collection of recent newspaper columns on the homes of New York residents illuminates the ways in which the city has (and hasn't) changed. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 1993

"A lively, thoughtful call to bridge the information gaps that make the world a more dangerous place than it need be."
Having filed dispatches from more than 150 countries in the course of a lengthy career with the AP, Rosenblum (Back Home, 1989, etc.) developed some strong opinions on the state of the news business. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 15, 1993

"Poignant recollections of one physician's long experience in listening to what people with cancer say—and don't say."
``Listening is the hardest work I do,'' says Rosenblum, a Maryland oncologist. Read full book review >

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REVOLUTION 19 by Gregg Rosenblum
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Jan. 8, 2013

"Robot apocalypse done right—sequels can't come fast enough. (Science fiction. 12 & up)"
In 2051, the robot soldiers stopped fighting; the next day they took over the world. Read full book review >

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SYNTHESIS by Mary Rosenblum
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 15, 1996

"Pleasingly crafted work from the author of the paperback The Stone Garden, etc., but with few sharp edges, showing little determination to press ahead into the unknown."
A first collection of nine tales, 199095, all originally published in Asimov's Science Fiction or its predecessor magazine, set against the common near-future backdrop of a hard-driven information society beset by a climatic change that has turned the western US into desert, water being gotten from icebergs towed up from the Antarctic. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2007

"Well-intentioned but a chore."
An outraged screed against dissembling politicians, a benumbed public and a corporatized media that enables both. Read full book review >

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AFTERLOVE by Robert Rosenblum
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 4, 2003

"Trite and stilted soap opera, from the author of Cover Stories (1979), etc."
Grieving gal seeks solace with sinewy psychic. Read full book review >

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STUNT CAT TO THE STARS by Constance Lombardo
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 29, 2015

"'Diary of a Wimpy Cat' or maybe 'Lynda Barry's Cat Goes Hollywood,' it's decent enough fare for graduates of Bad Kitty but not nearly as funny or inventive. (Graphic/fantasy hybrid. 7-10)"
Mr. Puffball longs to be a star. Will Hollywood welcome him? Read full book review >

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STUNT CAT ACROSS AMERICA by Constance Lombardo
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 27, 2016

"Not a total hairball, but far from a first purr-chase. (Graphic/fantasy hybrid. 7-11)"
Mr. Puffball's done with being a stunt cat…what's next for him? Read full book review >

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FUGITIVE X by Gregg Rosenblum
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Jan. 7, 2014

"Devised by the minds behind 24 and Homeland, can a TV series be far behind? A sequel isn't. (Science fiction. 12-16)"
Can Kevin, Nick and Cass survive apart in a robot-controlled world? Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 14, 2017

"An inspiring model for coalition-building."
A veteran (30-plus years) labor organizer tells the story of the Seattle-Tacoma area's successful $15-per-hour minimum wage campaign and looks forward to a future revival of the labor movement. Read full book review >

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Released: Nov. 1, 1996

"The world as seen through the window of an idiosyncratic passion, rendered by a raffish pro. (line drawings)"
Genial, offbeat feature writing from the AP correspondent who observed The Secret Life of the Seine (1994) from his own houseboat; now he's got five acres in Provence overgrown with olive trees, and he's smitten with the cult of the olive. Read full book review >