Search Results: "Edward I. Koch"


BOOK REVIEW

CITIZEN KOCH by Edward I. Koch
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 1992

"Testy as ever, with some juicy dish and a few good spite stories you can cheer. (Sixteen-page photo insert—not seen.)"
After Mayor, Politics, and All the Best—three works that would surely have worn out the ``I'' key on an old-fashioned typewriter—what more has New York's cantankerous former mayor to say? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 1, 2000

Former New York City mayor—columnist—mystery novelist—radio pundit Koch reflects on life at 75, in a book whose meandering nature provides an apt chassis for Koch's vigorous social views and uniquely optimistic/hectoring outlook. Read full book review >

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MURDER AT CITY HALL by Edward I. Koch
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 1995

"Whatever you think of this sporadically entertaining mystery debut, he's bound to love it."
``Koch a Killer?'' That's what the tabloids scream after a wedding that New York's feisty mayor has agreed to perform leaves one of the guests, billionaire developer Karl Krieg, stabbed to death by a knife somebody managed to sneak past the metal detectors in City Hall. Read full book review >

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THE SENATOR MUST DIE by Edward I. Koch
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 1998

"Anson Hubbard—a nice enough guy, but not a patch on Koch in the charisma department."
The Senator Must Die ($22.00; Oct.; 224 pp.; 1-57566-325-2): New York's greatest mayor—just ask him—teams up for a third outing with Staub (Murder on 34th Street, 1997, etc.), this time thrusting his fictional alter ego into a Swiss/Nazi gold scandal that threatens the life of his old friend Sen. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MURDER ON BROADWAY by Edward I. Koch
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 1, 1996

"Your move."
An unexpected thrill for the jaded audience on hand for the tenth anniversary gala of Nolan MacDougall's musical The Last Laugh: When jealous Wesley Fisk shoots leading man Conor Matthews in the last act, the bullets are real. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2007

"Thumbnail biographies of Hopper's contemporaries appear in the backmatter, as does a bibliography, notes and a list of museums where readers can find Hopper's work. (Biography. 8-12)"
Lovely design combines with extensive research to produce a compact, lucid biography of one of the 20th-century's foremost American painters. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

EDWARD VI by Chris Skidmore
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 2007

"Sure-footed and evenhanded."
An impressive debut chronicling the brief life of the young man dubbed "the forgotten prince." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Sept. 29, 1995

"Depressing, at times tedious, yet nonetheless compelling, this book bears well the inevitable comparison to one of Hopper's signature tableaus. (100 drawings and photos, not seen) (Author tour)"
This sprawling study of his career and marriage sets the great painter of modern bleakness in an important new light but fails to fully illuminate his psyche. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PRINCE EDWARD by Dennis McFarland
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 5, 2004

"A near-miss then, though well worth reading."
The growth of a southern white boy's moral consciousness. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

EDWARD GETS MESSY by Rita Meade
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 13, 2016

"This can't approach Patrick McDonnell's A Perfectly Messed-Up Story (2014) for anxiety about mess and chaos or Deborah Freedman's Blue Chicken (2011) for glorious spills, but it's a fine addition. (Picture book. 4-8)"
If you're afraid to get messy, you might be missing out. Read full book review >