Search Results: "Dave Cullen"


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COLUMBINE by Dave Cullen
NON-FICTION
Released: April 6, 2009

"Carefully researched and chilling, if somewhat overwritten."
Comprehensive, myth-busting examination of the Colorado high-school massacre. Read full book review >

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Released: Jan. 17, 2012

"Entertaining, lively chronicle of the Inquisition, touching on a wide variety of issues across the centuries."
A roving Vanity Fair journalist takes a swaggering stab at the Inquisition. Read full book review >

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MRS. POE by Lynn Cullen
Released: Oct. 1, 2013

"The narrative might have been more interesting had the author focused on the relationship between the title character and her husband."
Edgar Allan Poe, master of the gothic tale, becomes shrouded in even more gloom in Cullen's (Reign of Madness, 2011, etc.) insipid historical novel about his relationship with fellow author Frances Sargent Locke Osgood. Read full book review >

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COVER STORY by Robert Cullen
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 1994

"A smashing mix of suspense, sex, humor, danger, and cynicism."
While covering the stalled Arab-Israeli peace talks in Moscow, an American reporter learns that the Syrians are trying to recruit nuclear scientists from a tottering post-Soviet Russia. Read full book review >

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JUST CURIOUS by Cullen Murphy
Released: Jan. 11, 1995

"Murphy's classy writing and eye for mundane curiosities keeps the art of the essay alive as a stimulant to the senses as well as the intellect."
Atlantic Monthly managing editor Murphy gathers some three dozen of his essays, all but one written for the magazine and all displaying his considerable journalistic talents. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 2003

"One man's provocative, worthwhile, and stimulating summation."
Prep school teacher and historian Cullen, who once recast Bruce Springsteen in the mold of Ralph Waldo Emerson (Born in the U.S.A., 1997), now argues that you can't have the American Dream without at least defining it for your own time. Read full book review >

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NELLY IN THE WILDERNESS by Lynn Cullen
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2002

"Pleasant but unsubstantial fare. (Fiction. 8-12)"
In a story that spans the four seasons of 1821, 12-year-old Nelly and her older brother, Cornelius, see their family devastated by the death of their mother, turned topsy-turvy by the arrival of their young and bookish stepmother, and enlivened by visits from a most peculiar John Chapman, a neighbor fond of planting apple trees. Read full book review >

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Released: Oct. 24, 1991

"Strong portrait of life under radical change, examining both the passions of the citizenry and the more abstract movements of political events."
Newsweek's former Moscow bureau chief charts the disintegration of the Soviet Empire—through solid reporting conducted in Moscow, the Baltic states, Romania, and Transcaucasia in 1989 and 1990. Read full book review >

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HEIRS OF THE FIRE by Robert Cullen
Released: Nov. 1, 1997

"An absorbing blend of geopolitical intrigue, narrow escapes, religious zealotry, mob violence, armed conflict, and expedient betrayal—all while posing thought-provoking questions about press responsibilities in both open and closed societies."
In his fourth outing, Cullen's ace foreign correspondent Colin Burke (Dispatch from a Cold Country, 1996, etc.) bears witness to the world-shaking meltdown of Saudi Arabia. Read full book review >

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A MULLIGAN FOR BOBBY JOBE by Bob Cullen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2001

"For the converted, certainly, though this warm, funny, poignant tale full of people to like and aspirations to admire could well earn former Newsweek correspondent Cullen (Why Golf?: The Mystery of the Game Revealed, 2000, etc.) his first large audience."
A wonderfully entertaining tale about second chances in life, a game almost as hard as golf. Read full book review >