Search Results: "George Anders"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 13, 1996

"Highly readable and downright essential for anyone—patient or doctor—in an HMO or considering joining one. (Author tour)"
A hard look at how for-profit health management organizations have come to be the force they are in our health care system and how their emphasis on the bottom line threatens quality medical care. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 20, 1992

"KKR's interim woes with its RJR Nabisco properties, has 16 pages of photos—not seen."
A revealing, albeit low-key, history of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., from a savvy Wall Street Journal correspondent who covers the leveraged buyout beat. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Aug. 8, 2017

"Useful guidance for newly minted job hunters."
An argument for the usefulness of a major in liberal arts. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 18, 2011

"A lively and nuanced look at the hiring process."
How-to for headhunters seeking raw, undiscovered talent from the New York Times bestselling author of Perfect Enough. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 2003

"Respectful of both the old and the new cultures, rich in pro forma details and insider gossip alike, and likely to be required airplane reading in business class."
Pulitzer Prize-winning business reporter Anders (Health Against Wealth, 1996, etc.) crafts a highly readable account of the clash of cultures, gender, and styles that accompanied the changing of the guard at a leading computer manufacturer. Read full book review >

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GEORGE SAUNDERS
by David L. Ulin

George Saunders never meant to write a novel. Or maybe he had come to a certain acceptance about his work. “I had gotten to the place,” he admits, over the phone from Santa Cruz, California, where he is on book tour, “where I was all right with not writing a novel. You know, me and Alice Munro: we don’t ...


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BOOK REVIEW

FIND ME by Anders Arhoj
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 5, 2017

"An English language debut offering little worlds of eye candy. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Two friends play hide-and-seek with each other from opposite ends of this nearly wordless Danish import. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NIGHTBORN by Lou Anders
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 14, 2015

"A winning testament to the value of friendship and to a surly dragon's power of persuasion. (maps, glossary, game rules, 'historical' note) (Fantasy. 10-14)"
Caution: a wyvern's talons might pluck you up and drop you smack in the middle of a legendary quest. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FROSTBORN by Lou Anders
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 5, 2014

"Future fans of Tolkien and George R.R. Martin can happily cut their serial-fantasy teeth on this first book of an eventual series. (map, illustrated guide to the Thrones and Bones game) (Fantasy. 10-14)"
An obsessive gamer and a sassy half-giant affirm that power lies in being underestimated. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SKYBORN by Lou Anders
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 6, 2016

"A throneworthy consort in a series forged in fantasy. (maps, glossary) (Fantasy. 10-14)"
Friends are the family you choose, and family is the enemy you combat in an oppressive empire ripe for rebellion. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHOIR BOY by Charlie Anders
ADVENTURE
Released: May 1, 2005

"This mostly ignored subject needs high-quality prose; one would hope that Berry's story, though memorable, foreshadows new—and tighter—entries. (Fiction. YA)"
Halfway between realism and fable, this groundbreaking and unflinching tale of teenage transsexualism falters from the lack of a cohesive voice and too much figurative language. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

AMIDST LATVIANS DURING THE HOLOCAUST by Edward Anders
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 27, 2010

"A testament of remarkable clarity and humanity, wrung from dark experience."
A Jewish teenager views World War II from a very precarious perch—Nazi-occupied Latvia—in this quietly harrowing memoir. Read full book review >