Search Results: "Erich Graf"


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Erich Graf--Musician, Flutist, Advocate by Erich Graf
Released: April 30, 2015

"Mostly hits all the right notes, with several strong chapters easily outweighing the occasional miscue."
A look back on a life full of collaborative endeavors both onstage and behind the scenes. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 2003

"Brisk and oddly appealing, Gimpel's narrative nonetheless invites skepticism since it contains no supporting documentation whatsoever."
A former Nazi spy chronicles his training, missions, capture, trial, imprisonment, parole, and return to der Vaterland. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 8, 1998

A mixed bag of 11 pieces, previously unpublished in English, by the noted German-Jewish-American social psychologist. Read full book review >

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THE COASTER by Erich Wurster
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 2, 2016

"With its fish-out-of-water plot and cartoonish characters, this would make a perfect beach read for account executives and unprepared heirs."
Wurster's first novel plunges an amiable Kansas City househusband, a self-described "coaster," into perilously deep waters—first financial, then criminal. Read full book review >

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THE ART OF LISTENING by Erich Fromm
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1994

"Fromm is concerned here, it seems, not with building a better world but with building a better shrink."
While the coming of August is enough to send most psychoanalysts fleeing the needs of their patients for the beach, it appears that not even death can keep the wizened Fromm (On Being Human, 1993, etc.) from dispensing wisdom. Read full book review >

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PRIZES by Erich Segal
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 20, 1995

"In Segal's high-gloss narration and dialogue, this is silly but benign, and the simplified science is, surprisingly, fun. (First printing of 250,000; Literary Guild main selection)"
The three super-scientists Segal sets in motion work futuristic wonders, respectively, in genetics, immunology, and theoretical physics. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 26, 2005

"Illuminates our stunning capacity to survive, to tend to one another, to hope. And to deceive, crush and steal from those weaker than ourselves."
A journalist intercuts the stories of four families from the Thai coastal village of Nam Khem that lost nearly 5,000 inhabitants in the December 2004 tsunami. Read full book review >

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WEIRD SEA CREATURES by Erich Hoyt
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2013

"Eerie, riveting eye candy for budding biologists and casual browsers alike (though it is a shame there is no bibliography). (index) (Nonfiction. 7-11)"
Close-up photos of 50 creatures—gathered, mostly, from ocean deeps—demonstrate that even our own planet's residents can look really, really alien. Read full book review >

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Released: March 1, 1996

"Fabulous stuff, commandingly told with wit, color, and grace. (illustrations, not seen)"
Leaf-cutters, weavers, acrobats, carpenters, and harvesters- -ants all, and Hoyt gets their measure in this extraordinary tour d'horizon of an ant's life. Read full book review >

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ONLY LOVE by Erich Segal
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 27, 1997

"Segal's brisk, oddly passionless prose does little to motivate the reader to care. (First printing of 50,000; TV rights to CBS; Literary Guild main selection; $150,000 ad/promo)"
How can the author of a bombshell like 1970's Love Story follow up with such a long succession of dramatic duds (Prizes, 1995, etc.)? Read full book review >