Search Results: "Danielle Ofri"


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SINGULAR INTIMACIES by Danielle Ofri
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 18, 2003

"Let's hope there's a whole library of books to come from this talented physician/writer."
Heartwarming memoirs of a young woman's years at a venerable New York City hospital, where she is transformed from bewildered medical student to assured physician. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 2005

"A pleasure to read, thanks to the author's ability to see her patients as individuals and to form a genuine connection with them."
A second collection of perceptive essays about Ofri's continuing growth as physician, fulfilling the promise of Singular Intimacies (2003). Read full book review >

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Released: June 4, 2013

"An invaluable guide for doctors and patients on how to 'recognize and navigate the emotional subtexts' of the doctor-patient relationship."
Ofri (School of Medicine/New York Univ.; Medicine in Translation: Journeys with My Patients, 2011, etc.) uses her experiences as a medical student and practicing physician at Bellevue Hospital to illuminate a side of medicine infrequently addressed: the psychological toll on dedicated doctors. Read full book review >

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WHAT PATIENTS SAY, WHAT DOCTORS HEAR by Danielle Ofri
NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 7, 2017

"A much-needed, convincing argument that, regarding doctor-patient communication, the stakes are very high and that what patients say is all too often not what doctors hear—and vice versa."
Why communication between doctor and patient is the most critical element of medical care. Read full book review >

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SOMETIMES I FEEL LIKE A FOX by Danielle Daniel
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 11, 2015

"This book will fascinate children expanding their horizons and learning about other cultures (or, in the case of Anishinaabe kids, their own). (author's note) (Picture book. 5-8)"
An introduction to the Anishinaabe tradition of totem animals. Read full book review >

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BUNGALOW 2 by Danielle Steel
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 26, 2007

"Wholesome Cinderella story for the over-40 set."
Happily married suburban writer goes to Hollywood to write a screenplay and finds her world transformed. Read full book review >

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SUNSET IN ST. TROPEZ by Danielle Steel
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 2, 2002

"Fatuous to a fault, sure to sell in the millions."
A life-changing vacation on the French Riviera. Read full book review >

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BETRAYAL by Danielle Steel
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 27, 2012

"Dodges drama at every turn."
Eccentric movie director falls prey to a sociopath sidekick and a feckless producer/lover in Steel's methodical Hollywood morality tale. Read full book review >

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MALICE by Danielle Steel
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 1996

"For the devotee only."
Steel returns (after last year's Five Days in Paris) with yet another tale of suffering and redemption (this time, perhaps, with a personal edge to it, reflecting Steel's reaction to an unauthorized 1994 biography). Read full book review >

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THE GHOST by Danielle Steel
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 5, 1997

"Despite the usual Steelian menu of love, pain, and compassion, most fans will figure out the ending long before they get to it—and could probably supply the cadences as well."
In her 41st novel (Special Delivery, p. 751, etc.), Steel weaves touches of the paranormal into a historical romance. Read full book review >

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SECOND CHANCE by Danielle Steel
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 29, 2004

"Derivative and trivial, even for Steel (Ransom, p. 107, etc., etc.)."
Fashion magazine editor turns 40, falls in love. Read full book review >

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THE LONG ROAD HOME by Danielle Steel
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 1998

"Steel goes to battle with yet another worthy cause, but her good intentions this time fizzle in a sea of Åber-melodrama."
Steel (The Ranch, 1997, etc.) actually manages to minimize child abuse in this saccharine take on tragedy. Read full book review >