Search Results: "Daniel H. Pink"


BOOK REVIEW

WHEN by Daniel H. Pink
Released: Jan. 9, 2018

"Solid science backed by sensible action points—good airplane reading for business travelers."
If you want a raise, ask the boss in the morning—but never at 2:55 in the afternoon. The reason? Ask pop-science writer Pink (To Sell Is Human: The Surprising Truth About Moving Others, 2012, etc.), who examines what happens when in daily life. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 4, 2010

"Important reading for frustrated but open-minded business leaders struggling to connect with stressed-out workers."
Pop-psychology/business guide debunks the increasingly antiquated concept of financial remuneration as a motivational tool—and offers a better idea. Read full book review >

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H by Elizabeth Shepard
Released: April 1, 1995

"The impulse to utilize an innovative form is admirable, but the results are unfortunately shoddy."
This slim fictional collection of letters from, to, and about a disturbed 12-year-old boy reads more like a writing-class assignment than a debut novel. Read full book review >

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Released: July 8, 1992

"Stick to the high ground of the original instead."
Sequelmania strikes again as Haire-Sargeant presumes upon Emily Brontâ's stark, strange masterpiece, delivering a story that achieves a slight success as a literary pastiche but never becomes a satisfying work of fiction in its own right. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DANIEL by Henning Mankell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2010

"An ambitious, flawed but compelling addition to the Mankell canon."
A haunting novel by the Swedish mystery master, one that proceeds from the indelible to the inscrutable. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PINK! by Lynne Rickards
ANIMALS
Released: Jan. 1, 2009

"For another look at unconventional penguins, pair with And Tango Makes Three. (Picture book. 4-8)"
"Whoever heard of a pink penguin?" and "BOYS CAN'T BE PINK!" exclaims Patrick when he inexplicably wakes up covered in the pastel hue. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PINK by Nan Gregory
by Nan Gregory, illustrated by Luc Melanson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2007

"Tender, melancholy and warm. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Language and colors glow together as a young girl yearns to fill her life with pink. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PINK by Lili Wilkinson
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Feb. 8, 2011

"Readers will enjoy the ride. (Fiction. 13 & up)"
Frustrated at being penned in by her counterculture parents, 17-year-old Ava shifts away from her unconventional school and a longstanding relationship with her beautiful but sometimes chilly girlfriend in this funny and poignant Australian import. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PINK by Gus Van Sant
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 1997

"The grossest conceit is Van Sant's linkage of his own passing troubles and anxieties with filmmaking and the deaths of two young superstars—his rant against the tabloids seems particularly lame given his own exploitative tendencies here. (Author tour)"
The director of Drugstore Cowboy, My Own Private Idaho, and To Die For turns to fiction with this self-indulgent fantasy about the horrors of Hollywood, the trials of filmmaking, and the sadness of young men dying. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 3, 1992

"An intriguing study of a central figure in the American imagination. (Eight pages of b&w photographs—not seen.)"
Daniel Boone's name has been synonymous with the American frontier ever since a highly colored narrative of his exploits appeared in John Filson's Kentucke (1784)—when Boone was still alive. Read full book review >

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FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2000

"And perhaps they won't, as an intriguing Epilogue and coy Author's Note slyly suggest. Long may the Moosepath League flourish."
Reid's expert appropriation of the benign world of Charles Dickens continues in this third volume of his richly entertaining saga (Cordelia Underwood, 1998; Mollie Peer, 1997). Read full book review >