Search Results: "Guy Kawasaki"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: Jan. 7, 2013

"Essential reading (and reference) for modern authors, regardless of experience."
To succeed in the brave new worlds of self- and e-publishing, according to Kawasaki and Welch's indispensable guide, one must be an author/publisher with an entrepreneurial bent. Read full book review >

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WHAT THE PLUS! by Guy  Kawasaki
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 14, 2012

"A lucid, informal, useful guide from a passionate user."
Blogger and former Apple chief evangelist Kawasaki (Enchantment: The Art of Changing Hearts, Minds, and Actions, 2011, etc.) enthusiastically charts Google's answer to Facebook and Twitter. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 8, 2011

"Informative, concise guide from one of America's most influential and, yes, enchanting entrepreneurs."
Apple's former chief evangelist leads businessfolk down the path to enchantment. Read full book review >

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THE TRAITOR by Guy Walters
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 2, 2005

"Lack of imagination dooms a potentially fascinating subject, in a disappointing first from British journalist Walters."
Debut thriller, mining the history of the British Free Corps, a regiment of English soldiers that fought for Hitler, stars a British secret agent who turns traitor to save his wife. Read full book review >

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THE HOLE by Guy Burt
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 2001

"Bleak but not horrifying. (Bram Stoker can rest easy.) Will probably be clutched to the bosoms of professionally moody young people whose parents could never understand."
Following the spooky plan of a charismatic classmate, five British schoolmates entomb themselves; when the promised third-day release fails to materialize, they . . . complain. Read full book review >

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ECHOES OF A DISTANT SUMMER by Guy Johnson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 27, 2002

"There is good and there is evil. Jackson Tremain will identify one from the other, and right the wrong, stirring an expectant reader's heartbeat along the way."
A carefully plotted mob thriller that will leave its readers faintly exhilarated, though also unable to remember who exactly was good and bad—yet not particularly disappointed by that fact. Read full book review >

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THOMAS BECKET by John Guy
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 3, 2012

"Guy exposes Becket's history so well that readers may question how much of a saint he really was."
In this lively new biography of Thomas Becket, Guy (A Daughter's Love: Thomas More and His Dearest Meg, 2009, etc.) illustrates his vast knowledge of medieval England. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Sept. 21, 1995

"Somewhere within this clutter of melodramatic action and attitude there lurks an interesting heroine with an interesting story to tell, but, sadly, she's not easy to find."
An angry, once-abused woman painter almost disintegrates, then experiences a last-minute healing in an equally abused placemid- 70s Haiti: the emotional, scattershot newest from Trinidadian-born Guy (My Love, My Love, or the Peasant Girl, 1985, etc.) Read full book review >

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SOPHIE by Guy Burt
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2003

"Slight and obliquely told, but dense with atmospherics and creeping dread."
From the British author of The Hole (2001): a first US appearance of a slim, taut, creepy psychological thriller, written when Burt was 19. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 3, 2017

"A proper diagnosis, likely some good medicine, delivered with an unfortunate bedside manner."
With the entire European project severely threatened, Belgium's former prime minister offers a prescription to save the European Union. Read full book review >

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THE SIX DAY WAR by Guy Laron
NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 21, 2017

"Primarily of scholarly interest, though readers with an interest in Middle Eastern geopolitics will find much of value."
A penetrating study of a conflict that, although brief, helped establish a Middle Eastern template that is operational today. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 22, 2015

"A lively, balanced re-examination of the traditional mind-body issue in light of modern advances in neuroscience."
"We do not have bodies, we are bodies," writes Claxton (Emeritus, Learning Sciences/Univ. of Winchester; The Wayward Mind: An Intimate History of the Unconscious, 2005, etc.) in this challenge to the contemporary view of what it means to be intelligent. Read full book review >