Search Results: "Craig Unger"


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BOSS ROVE by Craig Unger
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 4, 2012

"An unrelenting critique of the bogeyman of liberals who refuses to go away."
The longtime critic of the Bush family levels his guns at today's most notorious political consultant. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 13, 2007

"What next? Fundamentalists and neocons alike have been thoroughly discredited—but, Unger hints, there's still plenty of damage yet to come. Armageddon, anyone?"
A sobering examination of the twin fundamentalisms that shape the current administration internally—to say nothing of the one it's supposed to be fighting. Read full book review >

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WHEN WOMEN WIN by Ellen R. Malcolm
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 8, 2016

"An inspiring portrait of a gutsy activist who produced a transformation in the political landscape."
The history of a defiant movement to elect women. Read full book review >

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THE RED HUNTER by Lisa Unger
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 25, 2017

"All twisty and turny and the things this genre should be, but the ending's entirely predictable."
Two women whose lives are connected by a deadly old house embark on a collision course in Unger's latest thriller. Read full book review >

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IN THE BLOOD by Lisa Unger
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 7, 2014

"Another scary winner from an accomplished pro."
The Hollows is once again a poor choice for someone trying to keep a secret in this latest thriller from best-selling author Unger (Heartbroken, 2012, etc.). Read full book review >

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BEAUTIFUL LIES by Lisa Unger
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 18, 2006

"Cleverly handled suspense for chick-lit readers."
A cozy, personable debut about a young New York City journalist who inadvertently begins to unravel her own identity. Read full book review >

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THE GUGGENHEIMS by Irwin Unger
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 20, 2005

"Decent background on mining and other aspects of American society and industry early in the 20th century, but lacking a coherent thread to make sense of the Guggenheims' relationship to their nation or to each other."
Sixth historical collaboration from the Ungers (LBJ, 1999, etc.): a scattershot group portrait of the Jewish-American dynasty that included major industrialists and patrons of the arts. Read full book review >

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FRAGILE by Lisa Unger
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 4, 2010

"Cleverly plotted and emotionally engaging."
Several decades of small-town misdeeds come to light in Unger's latest thriller (Die for You, 2009, etc.). Read full book review >

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DARKNESS, MY OLD FRIEND by Lisa Unger
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 2, 2011

"Sure to be another hit with Unger fans."
Unger (Fragile, 2010, etc) resurrects characters from a previous novel and continues their journeys in this latest angsty thriller. Read full book review >

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LOOKING FOR WAR by Douglas Unger
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 17, 2004

"A disappointing mishmash of a first collection (from the author of four novels, most recently Voices From Silence, 1995)."
The past lies heavy on these eight stories: old wars, old deceptions, old childhood traumas. Read full book review >

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WORKING FIRE by Zac Unger
Released: March 8, 2004

"Full of rare insights on one of the toughest jobs anyone has to do."
All the critical stuff Hollywood never had time to tell you in special-effects epics like Backdraft. Read full book review >