Search Results: "Galt Niederhoffer"


BOOK REVIEW

LOVE AND HAPPINESS by Galt Niederhoffer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 30, 2013

"Whether the reader finds the novel's tone snarky or witty, Jean tends to self-described 'incessant, unbridled thinking' that remains shallow and becomes tedious long before she chooses her man."
From Niederhoffer (The Romantics, 2008, etc.), the romantic escapades and indecision of an independent film producer who feels alienated from her husband and trapped by domesticity. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Jan. 1, 2006

"A confident and witty debut that brings to mind an eccentric combination of The Virgin Suicides and Little Women."
Six gifted sisters compete for their Darwin-obsessed father's fortune—and love—in this Manhattan comedy of manners. Read full book review >

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THE ROMANTICS by Galt Niederhoffer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2008

"Niederhoffer's follow-up to the clever A Taxonomy of Barnacles (2005), while gracefully written, never soars above the dislikable characters and the dated depiction of blue-blood customs."
Romantic complications abound when a close-knit group of Yale graduates assemble in Maine for the lavish wedding of two members of their clique. Read full book review >

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POISON by Galt Niederhoffer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 21, 2017

"The novel is ominous from Page 1, and with its slow-burn peril—both psychological and physical—building nicely, the suspense is sustained until the very end."
A married mother of three young children enjoys a state of domestic bliss until she begins to suspect her husband is trying to poison her in Niederhoffer's (Love and Happiness, 2013, etc.) latest. Read full book review >

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BIBLICAL by Christopher Galt
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 15, 2014

"A complex thriller with a cagey 'what'd I miss?' conclusion."
A convoluted tale involving a U.S. president who's a religious fundamentalist, a worldwide "epidemic of hallucinations" and earthquakes that leave no physical damage. Read full book review >

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THE EDUCATION OF A SPECULATOR by Victor Niederhoffer
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 7, 1997

"Edifying pieces of a lively mind whose education has been both broad and deep."
Offbeat reminiscences and observations from a Wall Street pro who appreciates that there's more to life than balance sheets, income statements, and price charts. Read full book review >