Search Results: "Edward M. Lerner"


BOOK REVIEW

DESTROYER OF WORLDS by Larry Niven
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Nov. 1, 2009

"Old-fashioned cerebral science fiction, with a huge array of fascinating aliens, subtle interactions between them and knotty problems for them to solve."
Wrap-up of the far-future trilogy (Juggler of Worlds, 2008, etc.) set 200 years before the discovery of Niven's ever-popular Ringworld. Read full book review >

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FATE OF WORLDS by Larry Niven
Released: Aug. 21, 2012

"A book best appreciated by fans who relish the minutest details of the Ringworld universe."
The next addition to the increasingly abstract and abstruse prequel to the Ringworld saga (Betrayer of Worlds, 2010, etc.). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ENERGIZED by Edward M. Lerner
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: July 17, 2012

"An overdose of Message."
Near-future struggle over energy resources, previously serialized in Analog magazine, from the author of Moonstruck (2005, etc.). Read full book review >

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SMALL MIRACLES by Edward M. Lerner
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 2009

"Well handled but predictable."
Another science-fiction-ish thriller from Lerner (Fools' Experiments, 2008, etc.). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

JUGGLER OF WORLDS by Larry Niven
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Aug. 1, 2008

"The book's first half rehashes, from another point of view, several of Niven's Known Space stories from way back, and the rest isn't much better: slow-turning wheels within wheels within wheels."
Another collaborative prequel (Fleet of Worlds, 2007) to Niven's enduringly popular Ringworld yarns. Read full book review >

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JOHN CIARDI by Edward M. Cifelli
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 15, 1997

"Never part of any movement or school, except perhaps that of craftsmanship, Ciardi's busy life spanned many hectic decades, and Cifelli provides a lively record of the man and his times. (31 illustrations, not seen)"
After editing collections of Ciardi's letters and poetry, Cifelli offers a record of Ciardi's accomplished life. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 16, 1997

"If not everything Hallowell recommends will work for a particular reader, he or she still will find much in this first- rate popular psychology book to better understand and control worry before it becomes toxic."
What, me worry? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CONNECT by Edward M. Hallowell
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 2, 1999

"A real boost toward building a lifelong support system, then; this has the overall feel of a long, comfortable chat with a trusted friend."
A rambling, chatty—and ultimately comforting—explanation of how interpersonal connections can improve mental and physical health. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

How To Fight Off a Fundamentalist by Edward M. Craig
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 10, 2014

"An enjoyable way for moderate or lapsed Christians to learn the history—and possible absurdities—of their faith."
An attorney offers a highly readable debut treatise on the history and contradictions of Christianity and its Gospels. Read full book review >