Search Results: "George J. Demko"


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NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 1992

"It's a bargain. (Maps and charts—not seen.)"
Did you know that 45 percent of the population of Africa is under 15 years old? Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 1, 1999

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS GUIDE TO YOUR CHILD'S SLEEPBirth Through AdolescenceCohen, George J., M.D.—Ed. Read full book review >

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WE WANTED WORKERS by George J. Borjas
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 11, 2016

"Although the economic analyses may be obscure to some noneconomist readers, Borjas provides an intriguing, clearly written polemic."
A counternarrative to the many misguided ideas about immigrants arriving in the United States. Read full book review >

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"A wonderfully crafted balance of Roman-era drama and the fierceness of battle."
In Berger's captivating debut historical fiction, a young Iberian-Celtic she-warrior makes a stand against the invading Roman army. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 1998

"But Veith's main task, and one at which he succeeds very well, is to offer a much-needed historial look at the vast array of efforts undertaken to recover American POWs during the war."
An all-encompassing examination of the history of American POWs in Vietnam. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 1997

"The American public would be better served by having Mitchell back in the Senate or some other high office than writing books like this one."
It's not clear whom the triumph of democracy was for if not America, but the question of whom this book is for is even more puzzling. Read full book review >

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MAKING PEACE by George J. Mitchell
NON-FICTION
Released: April 2, 1999

"A middling book by an exemplary peacemaker and human being. (b&w photos) (First printing of 40,000)"
A rather dry firsthand account of the difficult negotiations leading up to the 1998 Good Friday Peace Agreement in Northern Ireland, as told by the former senator and negotiations chairman. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 29, 2016

"Mitchell is careful not to ruffle too many feathers in his analysis, but many readers will wonder if officials on either side will follow his proposals."
A former U.S. senator and diplomatic negotiator considers the history of Palestinian-Israeli diplomacy over three-plus decades and what prospects for peace still exist. Read full book review >

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MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 1, 2004

"A top-flight posthumous collection, topped off by the hundred-page 'Slowly Now the Dancer,' whose narrator travels to Maine to bury his hated grandmother, seething with enough resentment for a dozen felonies without committing a single one."
A last helping of deceptively meandering monologues from the late master of miasmal crime fiction. Read full book review >