Search Results: "Gabriel Schoenfeld"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 24, 2010

"A timely, sure-to-be controversial take on a problem that has no easy resolution."
A Hudson Institute scholar examines the enduring tension between the government's need to preserve certain secrets and the role of a free press. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 1992

Blending the passion of an enraptured fan with the measured eye of a seasoned journalist, free-lance sportswriter Schoenfeld (The New York Times, Sport, etc.) delivers a lyrical, unapologetic paean to bullfighting and its devoted followers. Read full book review >

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OLIVER AND HARRIET IN THE DARK FOREST by P.R. Schoenfeld
Released: Dec. 21, 2012

"This formulaic fantasy packs plenty of adventure but not much memorable personality. "
Schoenfeld's fantasy leads teenage twins on a magic-filled adventure. Read full book review >

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THE MATCH by Bruce Schoenfeld
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 1, 2004

"Sound research—but missing the personal touch."
The story of an unlikely friendship between two tennis players: a black woman from the US and a Jewish woman from England. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

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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THE WILD ROAD by Gabriel King
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: March 1, 1998

"Still, definitely deserving a look by fantasy-ailurophiles."
Young gray kitten Tag lives an easy housebound life with his ``dulls'' (people) until he's tempted to dash outside, where, distracted by a magpie, a fox, and a mysterious old one-eyed black cat named Majicou, he gets lost and must adopt the precarious life of a stray on east London's hard streets. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: June 1, 1999

"A pleasant addition to the Baltimore Museum's gift-shop offerings, perhaps, but this slight romance of two sisters in Paris when artistic ferment was at its height offers little real insight into collecting or the collectors. (16 pages b&w, 16 pages color photos, not seen)"
The story of how two spinster sisters from Baltimore acquired a remarkable collection of the sensual, avant-garde paintings of early 20th-century artists: Matisse, Picasso, Gauguin, and others. Read full book review >

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THE GRAVING DOCK by Gabriel Cohen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 15, 2007

"Cohen's second procedural believably captures the rhythms and interactions of a busy urban precinct. Everyman Jack, struggling to do the right thing, merits devotion."
A grim child murder, a crooked partner, a skittish fiancée: Detective Jack Leightner (Red Hook, 2001) is getting too old for this. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 17, 2015

"The author is not much of a prose stylist, but he gives enough historical evidence to back the theory that political and social change are in the hands of activists willing to make a stand against conventional practices."
Thoughts on how "alternative institutions" could revamp American society. Read full book review >