Search Results: "Donald J. Trump"


BOOK REVIEW

DONALD TRUMP by Jill Sherman
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2017

"A prefab profile that will be outdated long before it becomes available. (source notes, timeline, further reading, index) (Biography. 10-12)"
A quick scan of the recently elected chief executive's family, background, and campaign. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Aug. 2, 2016

"Voters ready to pull the trigger one way or another probably won't be swayed by these revelations, but they are highly damning indeed."
The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist takes aim at his longtime bête noire, "a modern P.T. Barnum selling tickets to a modern variation of the Feejee Mermaid." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CRIPPLED AMERICA by Donald J. Trump
Released: Nov. 3, 2015

"A brief but still highly padded gift to true believers. Anyone else…well, here's a scowl for you."
Trump, the Campaign Book. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 4, 2011

"Serviceable but undermined by its political proselytizing."
Trump and Kiyosaki are back with a tag-team tutorial on how to rake in oodles of cash as a winning entrepreneur. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

J by Howard Jacobson
Released: Oct. 14, 2014

"A pleasure, as reading Jacobson always is—though much different from what we've come to expect, which is not at all a bad thing."
Jacobson (The Finkler Question, 2010, etc.), Britain's answer to Philip Roth, returns with an enigmatic tale of the near future.Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SH*T MY PRESIDENT SAYS by Shannon   Wheeler
Released: Aug. 15, 2017

"Wheeler seems a little shell-shocked by his material, but who could blame him? At least he gives us reason to snicker rather than cry."
An edifying distillation of the Orange One's oeuvre, with pictures. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TRUMP REVEALED by Michael Kranish
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 23, 2016

"A foregone conclusion: fans of Trump will want to turn to The Art of the Deal, while his detractors will find plenty of ammunition here for their cause."
The man who would be king—pardon, president—comes in for unsparing scrutiny and is found wanting. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE LOST TYCOON by III Hurt
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 1, 1993

"EWSLUGp1991—but, still, a slick, informed account of an upstart wheeler-dealer whose brass may be exceeded only by his reach. (Photographs—not seen)"
A deliciously wicked take on casino/real-estate mogul Donald J. Trump. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 12, 2002

"Intelligent, thoughtful, and deliciously gossipy: a must for anyone interested in book publishing."
Charming WWII-era letters exchanged by the founders of Random House. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

IVANKA TRUMP by Matt Doeden
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2017

"A facile portrait that substitutes positivity and platitudes for real insight. (source notes, timeline, print and web resources, index) (Biography. 10-13)"
A quickie profile of a "daddy's girl" who has only ever wanted to follow in her father's footsteps while "remaining her own person." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DIAMOND TRUMP by Ron Robinson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 1, 2000

"An old-fashioned noir novel that could have come out of the period it so carefully evokes."
On New Year's Eve 1936, the powder house in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, blew up, killing one person and turning a second victim into a circus freak. Robinson's second novel embroiders a fictional explanation how it all happened. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

JEMIMA J by Jane Green
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 14, 2000

"Slightly unpredictable story development saves this from exactly duplicating the vast mound of similar feel-good modern fairy tales for women, but it lives in the same neighborhood."
An overweight woman turns from ugly duckling to swan in British novelist Green's American debut: a tale that offers plenty of engaging plot twists but not much substance. Read full book review >