Search Results: "Greg Dobbs"


BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 18, 2009

"A somewhat flawed, yet largely enthralling, story about life on the front lines of journalism."
Veteran broadcast journalist Dobbs tells the behind-the-scenes story of his profession in some of the most dangerous places in the world. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 18, 2009

"A somewhat flawed, yet largely enthralling, story about life on the front lines of journalism."
Veteran broadcast journalist Dobbs tells the behind-the-scenes story of his profession in some of the most dangerous places in the world. Read full book review >

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MAISIE DOBBS by Jacqueline Winspear
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2003

"Prime candidate for a TV movie."
A romance/investigation debut novel set firmly in the spiritual aftermath of WWI. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: July 14, 1995

"A portrait of one man staring into America's societal abyss shouldn't be this superficial."
A well-meaning but ultimately unsatisfying account of a priest's work with youths in the barrio of East LA. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 17, 2012

"A confident and rewarding survey of a hinge point in 20th-century history."
A close look at one of the most consequential six-month periods of the last century. Read full book review >

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WALL GAMES by Michael Dobbs
Released: Jan. 31, 1990

How the Berlin Wall really came down: an ill-timed fictional peek behind the scenes in a Germany slouching toward reunification—despite the best efforts of the superpowers to keep the Wall in place. Read full book review >

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Soaring: Living Empowered and Joyful by Matti Dobbs
Released: May 15, 2015

"Timeless staples of spiritual practice enlivened and elevated by a buoyant approach."
Dobbs, a therapist and life coach, offers a road map to a blissful life in her debut self-help book. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 4, 2005

"A valuable contribution to the debates still surrounding some giants of modern science, though the particulars are fairly obscure. Maybe the silly title will draw in a few additional readers."
The tragic story of the father of oceanography. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 5, 2008

"Dobbs's careful narrative supposes no prior knowledge of those long-ago events, making it a welcome introduction to that perilous time."
A nuanced account of the events of October 1962, when the Cold War almost ran hot. Read full book review >

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SABOTEURS by Michael Dobbs
NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 10, 2004

"Of great interest to true-crime and WWII buffs."
A suspenseful, well-rendered tale from the forgotten moments of WWII file, recounting a brilliant—but fortunately foiled—Nazi plan to bring mayhem to America's shores. Read full book review >