Search Results: "Gabriel Kolko"


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ANOTHER CENTURY OF WAR? by Gabriel Kolko
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2002

"'The United States itself is now on war's front line—and it will remain there'—until unilateral military adventurism and skullduggery are replaced by a just, thoughtful political agenda, which, the author suggests, may be never."
An intelligent, if windy and repetitive, critique of US foreign policy and the pox it has brought upon the American people. Read full book review >

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VIETNAM by Gabriel Kolko
NON-FICTION
Released: July 14, 1997

Ur-socialist Kolko tries—and fails—to come to grips with Vietnam's embrace of a market economy. Read full book review >

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THE MOUSE AND THE MOON by Gabriel Alborozo
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 27, 2016

"A quiet friendship story reminiscent of Kevin Henkes' Kitten's First Full Moon (2004) but not quite so satisfying. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A lonely "little mouse" whose only friend is the moon finds a kindred spirit. Read full book review >

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ROMA, UNDERGROUND by Gabriel Valjan
Released: Feb. 13, 2012

"Despite minor flaws, the strong, captivating heroine and an allure of conspiracy and organized crime make this novel an undoubted success."
The first in a series, Valjan's debut novel explores the hidden history preserved beneath the streets of Rome and the even more elusive world of covert government agencies. Read full book review >

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THE ORIGINAL SIN by Marius Gabriel
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 15, 1992

"A sexy, hard-to-put-down read from a writer likely to draw an enthusiastic following."
A first hardcover (and first US publication) for American writer Gabriel, who lives in Spain: a hefty but positively riveting tale of love and loss that spans three continents and as many generations. Read full book review >

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ALL THAT FOLLOWED by Gabriel Urza
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 4, 2015

"The author's family is from Spain's Basque region, which helps explain why an American writer would venture into this fraught history, and Urza does so convincingly, revealing the human faces behind the masks of terrorism and its collateral damage."
A terrorist bombing in Madrid stirs up memories in a Basque town of a politician kidnapped and killed, an act that linked the political and the personal, in this thoughtful, ambitious debut. Read full book review >

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WASP'S NEST by Gabriel Valjan
Released: Dec. 2, 2012

"Black is back and just as entertaining as ever."
Valjan's second novel in the Roma trilogy finds Alabaster Black, a covert government analyst, in Boston on the run from a mysterious assassin. Read full book review >

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THE MAN FROM BEYOND by Gabriel Brownstein
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2005

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Harry Houdini meet in New York and set about plumbing the depths of spiritualism, while an intrepid reporter sniffs around for the truth. Read full book review >

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THE MASK OF TIME by Marius Gabriel
Released: March 15, 1994

"Despite the usual genre cliches and an occasional jarring note of sexism, this is a well-paced and engaging read."
A satisfying Nazi/Cold War potboiler by the author of The Original Sin (1992) that turns on the heat at the start and doesn't let up until the kettle shrieks 592 pages later. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 16, 1998

"Well written and researched, this book warrants a spot on every serious American history student's bookshelf. (19 pages b&w photos)"
A remarkable biography (the second, after Lois Beachy Underhill's The Woman Who Ran for President, 1995) of one of America's most controversial (and neglected) suffragists. Read full book review >