Search Results: "Daniel H. Pink"


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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 >

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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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AUGUST'S MUST-READ SCIENCE FICTION, FANTASY & HORROR BOOKS
by John DeNardo

The final month of Summer reading season is upon us but that doesn't mean there aren't new and awesome stories to be read. Here's a roundup of the speculative fiction books that you should be looking at in August. They include stories about a magic-infused alternate history, witches in the Old West, a journey beyond Earth's ...


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DANIEL LOWE
by Megan Labrise

A few months shy of his 60th birthday, Daniel Lowe’s publishing dreams came true—with a novel that proceeds from a nightmarish premise.

In All That’s Left to Tell, a mid-level American executive named Marc Laurent is held captive in Pakistan by two local guards. Each day he is blindfolded and an English-speaking woman, who identifies herself as “Josephine,” questions ...


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DANIEL ALARCÓN
by Richard Z. Santos

Daniel Alarcón was in a staff meeting at Columbia University, where he is an Assistant Professor in Broadcast Journalism, when friends started texting him congratulatory messages.

“I was totally surprised,” he says. “And I didn’t know what they were talking about.”

They were talking about Alarcón’s latest collection of short stories, The King Is Always Above the People ...


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DANIEL SUAREZ
by Clayton Moore

Daniel Suarez finally made it to the future in his new novel, Change Agent, which Kirkus’ reviewer says is “...his most entertaining high-tech thriller yet.”

The author sometimes gets pegged as a science fiction author because his previous bestsellers—Daemon, Freedom, Kill Decision, and Influx—all revolve around technologies that are just around the corner. In Change Agent ...


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THE GALILEO SYNDROME by Daniel H. Gottlieb
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: July 1, 2004

"Like the future it depicts, gales of hot air make this dreary saga an oppressive experience."
Global warming brings environmental catastrophe-and relationship problems-in this sluggish sci-fi epic. Read full book review >

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MISWIRED by Daniel H. Angres
Released: Jan. 2, 2013

"An expertly told psychological sci-fi tale, with an emphasis on cutting-edge medical tech."
After a life of depression and addiction, Dr. David Sternn undergoes an innovative brain procedure that seems to be an almost miraculous cure in Angres' (Positive Sobriety, 2012) sci-fi novel. Read full book review >

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THE CLOCKWORK DYNASTY by Daniel H. Wilson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2017

"A thrilling mix of influences, much like Sylvain Neuvel's Sleeping Giants (2016) and HBO's Westworld, that creates a captivating scenario begging for many sequels."
A feisty young anthropologist discovers a secret civilization of mechanical souls. Read full book review >

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A BOY AND HIS BOT by Daniel H. Wilson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 4, 2011

"Diaphanous the plot may be, but the climax brings on plenty of large-scale destruction, and fans of Dale Basye's Heck: Where the Bad Kids Go (2008) and other underworld odysseys will relish the wink-wink satire. (Fantasy/SF. 11-13)"
A dreamy lad traverses a world inhabited by robots in this loose-jointed picaresque. Read full book review >

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BRIAR'S TALE by Daniel H. Barrett
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 7, 2013

"Recommended for anyone interested in the life of a hunter or hunting dog."
A grouse-hunting dog tells his and his master's stories in this novel for all ages. Read full book review >