Search Results: "Hank Campbell"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 12, 2012

"A sophisticatedly vitriolic, somewhat tongue-in-cheek addition to the current election debate—unfortunate since many of the issues they address merit serious scientific discussion rather than political invective."
RealClearScience editor Berezow and Science 2.0 founder and editor Campbell take potshots at the modern-day progressive movement, which they claim has been given a free pass to attack science and technology. Read full book review >

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HANK GREENBERG by Hank Greenberg
Released: May 24, 1989

Flatfooted, posthumous autobiography by the great Detroit Tigers slugger of the 1930's and 1940's, edited after his death by Ira Berkow (Red—A Biography of Red Smith, Carew, etc.). Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 2013

"Though touching on the unique Japanese-American experience, this is ultimately an inoffensive, pedestrian trek."
A Nisei's story of being confined in an internment camp during World War II and hardscrabble years afterward, interspersed with a diary of high-altitude hiking. Read full book review >

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ALTITUDE ZERO by Hank Searls
Released: June 10, 1991

"Action veteran Searle (Kataki, etc.) spins a pleasurably implausible yarn that would probably make a terrific movie if it didn't come out of Airplane and its ilk in the first place."
Poor copilot Anne Woodhouse. Read full book review >

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CONTAINMENT by Hank Parker
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 10, 2017

"With a nice little zinger at the end, this is a satisfying tale told by an expert on bioterrorism."
A fast-moving debut biothriller featuring a mad scientist and his icky pets. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 1, 1997

"Rubin has not rewritten Hemingway's or Orwell's masterpieces on the Spanish Civil War, but his contribution is moving, angry, and deeply convincing. (5 b&w illustrations, not seen)"
This brief memoir of the Spanish Civil War by an American who volunteered with the International Brigade builds up steam slowly but does eventually become quite gripping. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: July 17, 1995

"A minatory vision that will impress the credulous and lovers of superficial, eclectic mysticism."
Emulating Carlos Castaneda, anthropologist Wesselman recounts his spirit journeys 5,000 years into the future, when an ecologically devastated America has been partly colonized by Hawaiians and Eskimos. Read full book review >

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FALSTAFF'S BIG GAMBLE by Hank Quense
Released: Aug. 4, 2012

"A quirky spin on Shakespeare combined with a funny fantasy/adventure tale."
Quense (Zaftan Entrepreneurs, 2011, etc.) puts classic Shakespeare characters in a fantastical world, with humorous results. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 1998

"Endlessly describing how Fogerty and the others —festered along— with recriminations, Bordowitz offers no perspective to keep the narrative momentum from slowing to a crawl in the long post-breakup half of the book. (40 b&w photos, not seen)"
A doggedly researched but plodding, unambitious bio of the fondly remembered late '60s swamp-rock band. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 16, 2013

"A useful, readable collection of advice for young people on the verge of new careers."
Aguide to the working world for recent graduates. Read full book review >

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THE BIG MISS by Hank Haney
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 27, 2012

"Woods has won big and lost bigger, and not just on the green, and he probably merits a more insightful book—though Haney does provide some good tips for would-be pros."
An insider's look at a champion's rise and fall. Read full book review >