Search Results: "Daniel Pipes"


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MILITANT ISLAM REACHES AMERICA by Daniel Pipes
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2002

"Highly controversial, at times inflammatory—but worthy of attention and debate in a time of crisis."
A cri de guerre in which the noted scholar (Conspiracy, 1997, etc.) again urges that militant Islam is an enemy and must be treated as such. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 1997

A moderately successful effort to address an inherently amorphous topic. Read full book review >

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THE UNKNOWN LENIN by Richard Pipes
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 1996

"Not engrossing, but highly enlightening."
The latest issue of the Yale Annals of Communism Series contains significant revelations in the midst of rather turgid and disconnected documents. Read full book review >

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PROPERTY AND FREEDOM by Richard Pipes
NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 1999

"Pipes may be on some unfamiliar territory, and this book lacks the assurance of his earlier works, but it constitutes a valuable and cautionary lesson from his deep study of the failed Russian system."
Harvard historian Pipes, author of a number of seminal books on Russia (The Russian Revolution, 1990; Russia Under the Bolshevik Regime, 1994; etc.), seeks here to find the reason for the virtual absence of democracy and civil liberties through seven centuries of Russian history. Read full book review >

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RUSSIA UNDER THE BOLSHEVIK REGIME by Richard Pipes
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 21, 1994

"75 black and white illustrations- -not seen."
In the third volume of his magisterial trilogy, Pipes (History/Harvard), author of The Russian Revolution (1990) and Russia under the Old Regime (1975) completes the story from the Bolshevik takeover in 1918 to the death of Lenin in 1924. Read full book review >

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COMMUNISM by Richard Pipes
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 11, 2001

"Superbly informative, written with great insight and real style."
An erudite yet readable introduction to the economic theory that grew into the 20th century's worst political nightmare, by distinguished historian Pipes (Prosperity and Freedom, 1999, etc.). Read full book review >

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THREE ``WHYS'' OF THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION by Richard Pipes
NON-FICTION
Released: June 18, 1997

"There's little new here, but the volume does offer a concise and eminently straightforward summary of current research on the rise and nature of Communism in Russia."
For those without the energy or leisure to digest Pipes's magisterial history of revolutionary Russia (Russia Under the Bolshevik Regime, 1994; The Russian Revolution, 1990), the author has distilled his arguments concerning several key questions: Why did tsarism fall? Read full book review >

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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 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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BOOK REVIEW

LIBRARY MOUSE by Daniel Kirk
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 3, 2013

"The familiar characters make this architectural adventure feel downright homey. (Picture book. 5-9)"
Sam the mouse and his friend Sarah are back in a new, fifth adventure, and this time, it's centered on the renovations to their library home. Read full book review >

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KEISHA ANN CAN! by Daniel Kirk
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2008

"One caveat: Readers of a certain generation may find themselves reading aloud to the rhythm of the 'Candy Man' song. (Picture book. 4-7)"
With jaunty rhymes and a spunky heroine brimming with a go-to attitude, Kirk's sprightly tale encourages readers to let their inner star shine. Read full book review >

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LIBRARY MOUSE by Daniel Kirk
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"Though the substantial text skews to older readership, the earth tones in Kirk's gouache illustrations lend warmth to his tale, which should encourage young would-be writers. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A writing rodent inspires young library patrons. Read full book review >