Search Results: "Edward Luce"


BOOK REVIEW

THE RETREAT OF WESTERN LIBERALISM by Edward Luce
NON-FICTION
Released: June 13, 2017

"Learned and well-considered, but if indeed Western liberal values are in danger of extinction, readers may seek more urgency."
Trump, Putin, Kim, Xi: given the current lineup, can the ideals of the Enlightenment endure? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 16, 2007

"Clearly, India will occupy an ever-greater place on the world stage in the coming years, and Luce's well-written account provides useful notes on that growth."
Illuminating survey of modern India, a state struggling to take its place among world leaders while battling structural inequalities that impede its progress. Read full book review >

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FICTION & LITERATURE

"A complex, sometimes-muddled novel but one that's worthy of comparison to Pynchon's work."
Luce's (The Mount of Meggido, 2013) latest installment of the Blue Battalion Chronicles. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: March 20, 2012

"A thorough treatment from an atheistic perspective, with numerous examples but few original hypotheses."
Luce sets out to explain why only science and logic are reliable guides for morality. Read full book review >

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Released: June 13, 2012

"Frequently silly and violent though occasionally insightful, the plot can be difficult to follow though by no means impossible. Rooting for characters who, for instance, respond to an 'air-head' driver by saying 'Yah…and she's obviously got air-brakes too' proves much more difficult."
Luce's zany, near-future adventure (Chasing Davis, 2012). Read full book review >

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PULL ME UNDER by Kelly Luce
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2016

"A potentially interesting story sapped of interest by slow pacing and lack of character development."
Debut novel from the award-winning author of the story collection Three Scenarios in Which Hana Sasaki Grows a Tail (2013). Read full book review >

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EDWARD JAY EPSTEIN
by Clayton Moore

Getting the attention of investigative journalist Edward Jay Epstein (The JFK Assassination Diary, 2013, etc.) is no small feat. Having profiled everyone from Lee Harvey Oswald to CIA chief James Jesus Angleton, Epstein has had a front row seat to the spy game for more than 40 years. So in May, 2013, when NSA contractor Edward Snowden disclosed mass surveillance ...


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BOOK REVIEW

Released: Jan. 18, 2017

"A cogent work that displays some rough edges while exploring a dizzying breadth of material on lawmakers and religion."
A debut book presents a wide-ranging critique of America's problems—and the world's—both political and spiritual. Read full book review >

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FIELDS OF GRACE by Hannah Luce
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 22, 2013

"A tender, Christian-based memoir of love and friendship."
One young woman's struggle with her faith. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BAD APPLE'S PERFECT DAY by Edward Hemingway
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 14, 2014

"Though Mac's 'bad apple' moniker is strictly marketing, his core belief that it is 'never too late to turn things around' is a nutritious notion. (Picture book. 6-8)"
An outing doesn't quite go as planned for Mac the apple and his resident worm, Will—first met in Bad Apple (2012) and still best buds. Read full book review >

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BUMP IN THE NIGHT by Edward Hemingway
BEDTIME BOOK
Released: June 1, 2008

"While the field is certainly crowded, it seems likely that this offbeat entry just may find an appreciative audience. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Sporting an Elvis 'do and clutching his teddy bear, young Billy confronts his fears and finds that a bump in the night doesn't have to be scary. Read full book review >

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MEET STINKY MAGEE by Edward Sokol
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 31, 2000

"Be gone, Stinky. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Artist Sokol makes an appalling writing debut with a book in which bold and colorful illustrations dude up what is meant, obviously, to be a naïvely magical text. Read full book review >