Search Results: "David Steinberg"


BOOK REVIEW

THE BOOK OF DAVID by David Steinberg
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 1, 2007

"Merits divine chastisement."
Late of many appearances on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson and two-drink-minimum gigs, comedian Steinberg tells the story of his life as though it were ripped from the Old Testament. Beware of a joke that groweth old upon constant repetition. Read full book review >

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THE SNOW BALL by David Steinberg
by David Steinberg, illustrated by Liz Conrad, developed by PadWorx
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 23, 2012

"Not much depth but enough breadth to keep little ones engaged for a short time. (iPad storybook app. 2-6)"
Heavy snow gives a community of fun-loving polar bears a reprieve from school. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 1994

"A practical, solidly researched and documented parents'-eye view of adolescence."
A sensible analysis of the turmoil that adolescence triggers within parents. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 1994

"Droll rather than hilarious, and more elegiac than celebratory: a dispensable example of vaulting ambition that o'erleaps itself. (First serial to Granta; Quality Paperback Book Club selection)"
Readers expecting an antic appreciation of laughingstocks through the ages will be justifiably disappointed by this wry, selective, and self-absorbed compilation. Read full book review >

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DRUNKARD by Neil Steinberg
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 1, 2008

"Enlivened by humor and brisk prose, Steinberg's unflinching tale is far more compelling than most recovery memoirs."
Refreshingly unsentimental account of an addict's descent into hell and tentative journey back. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 18, 1993

"Great human warmth bathes a wine-lover's delight: one of the best yet about wine."
Celebration of the triumph of Italian winemaker Angelo Gaja, who has raised the once cheap and obscure Barbaresco wines to award-winning world status. Read full book review >

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A MAN OF GOOD HOPE by Jonny Steinberg
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 6, 2015

"For truly capturing the power of dreams and the resilience of human nature, this book deserves a wide audience."
Steinberg (Little Liberia: An African Odyssey in New York City, 2011, etc.) weaves together the many personas of a man whose story is at once unique and an archetypal example of an all-too-large collective.Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY
Released: Jan. 1, 2011

"Based on the America Bowl blog, this admittedly lightweight volume will teach a bit about presidents and football while offering the pure fun and goofiness intended by the author. (appendix) (Nonfiction. 7-12)"
To a boy like Steinberg, who grew up with action figures and three-inch-tall president statues who battled it out, it made perfect sense to create matchups between presidents and football games. Read full book review >

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THE GEMINI MAN by Richard Steinberg
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 1, 1998

"Unlike Mary Shelley (or Bernard Shaw), Steinberg doesn't engage his Åbermensch at the richest levels, but as a melodrama this is neatly done, offering a consistently gripping narrative."
Debut thriller and probable first installment of a trilogy by a writer who, at 24, founded his own high-risk international security firm. Read full book review >

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To Know Our Self by Alan Steinberg
FICTION & LITERATURE

"A readable and enticing fictional exploration of transcendental meditation and Vedic literature."
A novel of ideas dramatizes the experiences of a professor of Eastern philosophy. Read full book review >

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OUT OF RANGE by Hank Steinberg
Released: June 4, 2013

"An above-average, if familiar international thriller, the first from the creator of TV's Without a Trace."
Six years after ace newspaper reporter Charlie Davis and his British wife, Julie, barely escaped a Tiananmen-like massacre in Uzbekistan, she is abducted near their Los Angeles home. His efforts to find her lead him back to the roiling former Soviet state, where he must also thwart a terrorist plot. Read full book review >