Search Results: "Hank Cardello"


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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 27, 2009

"Nonetheless, the point zings home: The food industry knows how to sell; now it has to sell the right thing."
Former food-industry executive and current anti-obesity advocate Cardello calls on his erstwhile colleagues to become custodians of their customers' well-being. 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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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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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 >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 6, 2004

"Low-key, modest pleasures."
Observant, compassionate collection of newspaper pieces exploring America's odd corners. Read full book review >

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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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Murder in the Molten Sea by Hank Belloc
Released: April 22, 2013

"Misogyny detracts from an otherwise enjoyable mystery."
The true measurements of Solomon's molten sea, how to trick a ballistics expert and the murder of a prominent art dealer are just some of the puzzles testing Matt Matthias's mental prowess in Belloc's debut mystery. Read full book review >

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OUT OF RANGE by Hank Steinberg
Released: June 4, 2013

"An above-average, if familiar international thriller, the first from the creator of TV's Without a Trace."
Six years after ace newspaper reporter Charlie Davis and his British wife, Julie, barely escaped a Tiananmen-like massacre in Uzbekistan, she is abducted near their Los Angeles home. His efforts to find her lead him back to the roiling former Soviet state, where he must also thwart a terrorist plot. Read full book review >

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SONS OF THE DAWN by Hank Nuwer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 25, 2013

"Informed, unpretentious and attentive, this Western breathes life into little-known historical events"
Franklin College professor Nuwer (The Hazing Reader, 2004, etc.) breaks from scholarly publications with this debut Western novel set in the Basque region of Spain and the rugged terrain of Idaho. Read full book review >