Search Results: "Gerhard L. Weinberg"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 1994

"The text has over 20 helpful maps. (Book-of-the-Month Dual Selection for March; Main Selection of the History Book Club)"
At once accessible, concise, and comprehensive: a masterful overview of WW II. Read full book review >

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PAPA'S SUITCASE by Gerhard Kopf
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Feb. 20, 1995

"An odd little novel that travels well, though it can't help being derivative."
Kîpf (There is No Borges, 1993) spins another tale of literary obsession, and fellow bibliophiles will smile in recognition when his Hemingway-devouring narrator wonders, ``Have I read myself into life or read myself out of it?'' In a voice that appears almost deranged, this bookstore clerk hurtles through his acquaintance with Hemingway's work; reading Papa's short stories was ``like an infection with a life-long high fever,'' he proclaims. Read full book review >

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YOU MUST BE THIS TALL by Steven Weinberg
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 12, 2016

"Humorously speaks to kids' frustrations but doesn't support rule-following. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Tongue-in-cheek humor explores that age-old conundrum facing every child who is too short to ride some exciting attraction. Read full book review >

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FRED & THE LUMBERJACK by Steven Weinberg
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 12, 2017

"Something for the lumber and lumberjack lovers. (Picture book. 3-8)"
Fred has built his perfect den—but something's missing. Read full book review >

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THE JANISSARY FILE by Gerhard Behrens
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 7, 2007

"An intelligent novel that creates a sense of nostalgia for the recent yet sadly distant past."
A subtle mystery of culture and manners set in Egypt in the early 1980s. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 10, 2001

"A compassionate, creative and well-intentioned memoir."
A memoir and treatise on faith, love, and life after death. Read full book review >

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Released: Sept. 1, 1992

"Vivid, enlightening, and sure to charm anyone curious about our fragile human vessels and those who try to keep them afloat."
Another warm and humane collection of narratives, eight in all, derived from psychoanalyst Weinberg's Manhattan practice. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 1992

"Otherwise, read Kelley for kicks, Caro for crack reporting, Boswell for brilliance."
Not quite: half-untold, half-old is more like it, along with a ton of reprints and a pound of self-promotion, in this so-so look at investigative biography. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 29, 1993

"Rich character studies, plus lucid explanations of psychological concepts."
More well-told, insightful narratives from the files of psychotherapist Weinberg (Nearer to the Heart's Desire, 1992, etc.). Read full book review >