Search Results: "D.T. Max"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 4, 2012

"A stellar biography of a complicated subject: Max's portrait skillfully unites Wallace's external and internal lives."
A thorough, understated account of the life of the pioneering author and how his addictions and fiction intersected. Read full book review >

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THE MIDNIGHT GLASS by D.T. Vaughn
Released: Sept. 20, 2016

"An enjoyable and well-told story of magic and mystery."
A boy seeks to unlock the secrets of the cursed town of Davenport in this debut middle-grade novel. Read full book review >

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RACE FROM THE FINISH by D.T. Dignan

"A moving, well-written novel about love, sacrifice and NASCAR."
Dignan's debut fictional account of a man who works to realize a passionate boyhood dream: to be a winning race car driver. Read full book review >

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DEADLINE by D.T. McBride
Released: Sept. 17, 2012

"A high-intensity thriller for those who prefer their Woodward and Bernstein with a little more weaponry."
A reporter who has made his career out of lies finds himself in the middle of a plot more implausible than any he made up. Read full book review >

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ALL YOU CAN PAY by Anna Bernasek
NON-FICTION
Released: May 26, 2015

"Well informed and useful. The authors stress that the ultimate answer is 'you,' but will you read all the fine print to educate yourself?"
There have been plenty of warnings about corporations profiting from data and compromising privacy, but this straightforward analysis never succumbs to alarmism while letting the facts speak for themselves. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 26, 2009

"A dense and thorough look at advanced scientific concepts."
Calculation-heavy coverage of developments in physics over the 20th century. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 8, 2011

"Ponderous, thickly detailed, somberly composed work joining travelogue and reflective history lesson."
A recondite study, so subtly wrought as to be somewhat murky, traces the deeply divided allegiances and tortuous history of a once proud East Prussia. Read full book review >

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THIS CHOSEN PLACE by Max Evans
Released: April 1, 1997

"Little bits and pieces of southwestern history, regional and local, keep this account from degenerating into a mere family scrapbook—but only by a hair."
A portrait of a Colorado valley and, more to the point, of its wealthy owners. Read full book review >

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FARAWAY BLUE by Max Evans
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 1999

"As always with Evans, written with a good sense of the times and place."
When an ex-slave goes to fight the Apaches on behalf of the white man, the ironies alone are bound to make up half the story, but an old Western hand like Evans (This Chosen Place, 1997, etc.) can keep them in their proper place. Read full book review >

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BLUEFEATHER FELLINI IN THE SACRED REALM by Max Evans
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 1994

"Despite a few minor missteps, this pseudo-noir send-up will hold the reader's attention until the raucous conclusion."
The further misadventures of Bluefeather Fellini offer good silly fun from noted western author Evans (The Rounders, not reviewed, etc.). Read full book review >

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BLACK ICE by Max Morgan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 20, 2015

"An engrossing thriller for readers who like their spies to be pragmatic but rigorous."
A Scandinavian intelligence officer stumbles upon a murderous global conspiracy to secure Arctic oil and gas resources in Morgan's debut thriller. Read full book review >