Search Results: "Eben Alexander III"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 23, 2012

"Alexander uses his medical credentials to substantiate the belief that his reconstructed memories offer conclusive proof of his current religious beliefs; readers who don't share these beliefs will find his account less convincing."
A remarkable account of miraculous recovery from bacterial meningitis and a transformative "Near-Death Experience." Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 4, 2014

"Though saddled with the burden of tangible proof, Alexander's impassioned report nevertheless forms a buoyant testimonial."
An afterlife proponent expounds upon the existence of heaven. Read full book review >

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The Hidden and the Maiden by Eben Mishkin
Released: March 4, 2015

"An occasionally bizarre, often fascinating paranormal thriller."
In Mishkin's debut supernatural thriller, two men investigate a medium who may be compelling a powerful god to do his bidding. Read full book review >

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THE ADVENTURES OF MAX AND PINKY by III Eaton
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 26, 2006

"Fans of Janet Morgan Stoeke's similarly terse, comic Minerva Louise tales will enjoy the sly humor, and be pleased to see the two buddies happily reunited at the end. (Picture book. 5-7)"
Eaton constructs a warm affirmation of budship featuring a boy, a piglet, lots of marshmallows and not much else. Read full book review >

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SUPERHEROES by III Eaton
ADVENTURE
Released: Oct. 9, 2007

"Though perhaps a little less original than its predecessor, Eaton's thick black lines and sublime sense of humor will undoubtedly please fans and whet the public's appetite for future adventures. (Picture book 5-7)"
Evildoers and marshmallows beware: Max and Pinky are back for their second great adventure, and this time they're playing at battling the forces of evil as Mighty Max and Stubby Sidekick. Read full book review >

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BRIGHT STAR by III Stevenson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 12, 1998

"Not new, but well done indeed."
Deep-sea thrills enliven this sequel to Stevenson's well-received debut, Torchlight (1997). Read full book review >

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BLUESMAN by III Dubus
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 1993

"Rather flat and wide of the mark: a disappointment."
A thin-blooded debut novel that follows a young man through the summer of his 18th birthday. Read full book review >

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THE GARDEN OF LAST DAYS by III Dubus
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 2, 2008

"Difficult to put down, impossible to forget."
An explosive narrative employs a Florida strip club as a tinderbox of tensions on the weekend before 9/11. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 17, 1996

"A dose of strong medicine for the psychiatric profession."
An incisive attack on the American Psychiatric Association that cuts to the quick. Read full book review >

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IN DEFENSE OF ELITISM by III Henry
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1994

"An infuriating screed that will alienate even those liberals seeking a coherent and well-argued defense of intellectual rigor and reward for merit."
A liberal tries to straddle the fence, in a harsh, often trite polemic geared to enrage multiculturalists, feminists, affirmative activists, and others. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 18, 1996

"Fulwood's hyperbolic rage provides us with the literary equivalent of rap music's middle-class studio gangsta. (Author tour)"
An African-American journalist's memoir chronicling his increasing disillusionment with mainstream America. Read full book review >