Search Results: "Geno Zanetti"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: March 1, 2001

"For all its ugly truths, a well-mulled compilation. Only born outlaws will be drawn to the motorcycle life by these writings; a brief sojourn among the bikers, and then only a careful selection of them, will be enough for most."
Journalist and motorcycle aficionado Zanetti has assembled a heady collection that strikes every imaginable pose in its celebration of the motorcycle, that transport to lawlessness and freewheeling. Read full book review >

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WHITE LINES by Stephen Hyde
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2002

"Evidence that cocaine has provided a lot of good writers with some very ugly experiences."
English editor Zanetti, who collected celebrations of the ultimate outlaw vehicle in She's a Bad Motorcycle (2002), teams up with his filmmaking partner Hyde to present essays about another accessory of the rebel lifestyle. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 2002

"Some predictable choices, then, but generally an idiosyncratic and enjoyable mix."
Quirky collection of pieces on the shadow side of risk from the anthology duo (White Lines, p. 1097). Read full book review >

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THE MBA BUBBLE by Mariana Zanetti
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 29, 2013

"A well-argued but overlong demonstration of how earning an MBA can be a liability instead of an asset."
Ten years after receiving her master's degree in business administration from a European business school, debut author Zanetti explains why the degree is often ineffective and unnecessary. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ADVENTURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"Light on explicit violence, gore or death despite plenty of opportunities for all three, this makes sturdy fare for younger fans of D&D or sword-and-sorcery fantasy in general. (Fantasy. 10-12)"
Opening a new plotline set in the Dungeons & Dragons Forgotten Realms, this father-son collaboration sends Maimun—a 12-year-old orphan with a mysterious past who bears a god-connected stone that seems to radiate good luck—fleeing from the very quick and powerful demon Asbeel. Read full book review >

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BAY OF ARROWS by Jay Parini
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 28, 1992

"Witty, imaginative, and refreshing reprise of the now increasingly worked-over Columbus saga, but for all the insights and originality, an ultimately contrived concept."
A literate and literary romp through history and contemporary academia as Parini (The Last Station, The Patch Boys, etc.) gently indicts Christopher Columbus and his fictional protagonist, poet Christopher ``Geno'' Genovese, for their patriarchal misdeeds. Read full book review >