Search Results: "Daniel R. Solin"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 3, 2014

"Good counsel, solid and concise, and not just for selling."
The latest in lawyer and investment adviser Solin's (The Smartest Investment Book You'll Ever Read, 2009) Smartest series, this one geared to improving sales. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 2001

"A readable and highly provocative addition to a furious debate."
An insider's account of one of the most controversial legal proceedings in modern American history. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 2, 1993

"A solid if unexceptional chronicle of adventure and discovery in what remains of the American wilderness. (Eleven maps)"
Although the Continental Divide Trail is still more of a bureaucratic vision than a reality, newlyweds Berger (an editor) and Smith (a historian) decided to tackle it as it is—with this colorful but disappointing record of their experience as the result. 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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NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 3, 1995

"A convincingly documented and thought-provoking audit of the high costs of government intervention in the free markets that have built America's enviably high standard of living. ($40,000 ad/promo; author tour)"
A contrarian view of the much-maligned 1980s, from a University of Chicago economist who remains convinced that the US government was guilty of economic offenses far worse than any committed by the handful of putatively errant Wall Streeters it put in the dock. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 17, 2008

"A labor of love of great value to Yankees fans and hard-core baseball junkies, but not too many others."
Everything you need to know—and much, much more—about a baseball magnate you probably didn't know existed. Read full book review >

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HEALTH
Released: Sept. 1, 1996

"This comprehensive and reassuring book should be available to every adolescent girl. (Nonfiction. 11+)"
From the editor of Seventeen magazine's ``Sex and Body'' column, a frank, accessible, information-packed guide to puberty and sexual involvement for teenage girls. Read full book review >

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THE FAIRY TALES OF THE BROTHERS GRIMM by The Brothers Grimm
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2011

"Though a bit of a patchwork with all the visual styles on display, this gathering of old favorites in their full, original forms collected in a lovely package should please fairy-tale collectors and bibliophiles alike. (translator's and historical notes, index) (Fairy tales. 7-11, adult)"
Color and silhouette illustrations first seen in editions 50 to 150 years ago add an antique glaze to 27 stories newly translated from the Brothers Grimm's final and, as the editor puts it, "most child-friendly" versions. Read full book review >

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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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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 >