Search Results: "Gabriel Wyner"


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FLUENT FOREVER by Gabriel Wyner
NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 5, 2014

"A sensible approach that nonetheless requires a substantial commitment of time and energy; as the author well knows, there are no shortcuts to learning anything worthwhile."
The creator of the popular language-learning website Fluent-Forever.com debuts by putting between covers the essentials of the program that he and myriad others have found helpful. Read full book review >

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GOOD NIGHT, FIREFLY by Gabriel Alborozo
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 2, 2015

"Charming artwork and some funny moments, marred by disingenuousness. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Nina learns that a firefly is a great night light—initially. Read full book review >

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SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: April 5, 2005

"One to avoid."
Would-be SF thriller posits H.G. Wells as having actually experienced the adventures he wrote about. Read full book review >

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A STORY OF SCORPIONS by Gabriel Everett
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 1997

"Not bad for a first novel."
A minister seeks to forge a relationship with the rapist who killed his wife and son: Dead Man Walking recast as a searing psychological thriller. Read full book review >

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NEPTUNE AVENUE by Gabriel Cohen
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 5, 2009

"An impeccable procedural plus a poignant love story, intelligent, understated and refreshing."
A murdered friend, a beautiful widow and the borough of Brooklyn loom large in this superb installment from NYPD Detective Jack Leightner (The Graving Dock, 2007, etc.). Read full book review >

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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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HOUSE OF MANY ROOMS by Marius Gabriel
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 11, 1998

"Well-written and perfectly paced: a sexy, gripping thriller that doesn't miss a beat."
Gabriel's third romantic suspenser (The Mask of Time, 1994, etc.) is a taut—and tense'story of a woman who must choose between a man she loves and a long-lost daughter, a choice complicated by the fact that either one of them may be a murderer. Read full book review >

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WILLIAM WYLER by Gabriel Miller
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 22, 2013

"A welcome addition to the literature of filmmaking."
Comprehensive biography of the pioneering Hollywood director, whose oeuvre included such diverse films as Wuthering Heights (1939), Mrs. Miniver (1942) and Funny Girl (1968). 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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NON-FICTION
Released: March 9, 2010

"A fully flinching, glowing journey through grief, fear, loneliness, exhaustion and vulnerability."
British journalist Gabriel offers an unsparing memoir of life with breast cancer. Read full book review >