Search Results: "Harry Steinman"


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LITTLE DEADLY THINGS by Harry Steinman
Released: Sept. 12, 2012

"A terrific sci-fi thriller that grips the reader from beginning to end."
Cutting-edge technology combines with the dark side of the human soul to create the potential for terrifying destruction. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 17, 1996

"Most readers will pick up this volume for its literary interest, but the human content is what makes it memorable."
Charming correspondence between the Irish short-story writer and his editor at the New Yorker. Read full book review >

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ELEPHANT HUNT MASSACRE by Jon Steinman
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 2, 2014

"A fun, satirical mystery that proves just how ridiculous partisan politics can be."
Former political reporter Steinman offers a witty debut political thriller heavily laced with satire. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 25, 2001

"Studded with insights and with prose as elegant as that in either writer's fiction, these letters delineate an epistolary friendship that makes 84 Charing Cross Road look dull."
The correspondence of New Yorker editor William Maxwell and poet, short-story writer, and novelist Sylvia Townsend Warner. Read full book review >

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WOMEN IN VIETNAM by Ron Steinman
NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 2000

"Without sanctifying the women in Vietnam, these interviews open an important window to the difference between how men and women view war. (b&w photos, not seen)"
Women who served in the Vietnam War offer a moving set of reflections. Read full book review >

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THE CROOKED MIRROR by Louise Steinman
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 5, 2013

"Steinman's elegiac book is a powerful reminder of how ideologies can become 'crooked mirror[s]' that distort reality and destroy lives, cultures and nations."
A writer/literary curator explores the anguished, often contentious topic of Polish Jewry through the lens of her own family history. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 26, 2001

"An affecting memoir and a convincing plea for pacifism: Steinman's hypnotizing prose exposes the senselessness of war by showing how conflicting governments have destroyed families by ripping common people out of their homes and forcing them to kill each other."
Steinman travels back in time and across the globe to capture the horrors of WWII as experienced by her father and a Japanese soldier, whom he may have killed. Read full book review >

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THE LAST GOLD DIGGERS by Harry Horse
ADVENTURE
Released: April 1, 2008

"Silly fun. (Fiction. 7-10)"
Originally published in Great Britain, this chapter book's U.S. version retains an endearing British charm, which should easily translate and entertain this side of the pond. Read full book review >

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BAILEY by Harry Bliss
by Harry Bliss, illustrated by Harry Bliss
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 1, 2011

"Deeper thinkers may see in this a message of acceptance of everyone for who they are; others may simply see fun, and there's nothing wrong with that. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Bailey enjoys his day at school, from the bus ride in the morning through math, art, music, recess, reading and the afternoon bus ride back home to his…doghouse. Read full book review >

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THE LAST CASTAWAYS by Harry Horse
ADVENTURE
Released: April 1, 2009

"Packed with silly hijinks and fantastical creatures, this last of the Lasts (The Last Cowboys, 2008, etc.), with its endearing duo of grandfather and Roo, delivers fun for readers new to chapter books. (Fiction. 6-8)"
Although pushed into retirement by old age, Grandfather and his constant canine companion Roo quickly find themselves thrust back into action onboard the ominously named Unsinkable, in search of the mythical King Cod. Read full book review >

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A FRIEND FOR LITTLE BEAR by Harry Horse
ADVENTURE
Released: Aug. 1, 1996

"With sweet, engaging pictures. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A stuffed bear alone on a tiny island with a single palm tree wishes for something to play with. Read full book review >

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SNOW BUNNY'S CHRISTMAS GIFT by Rebecca Harry
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 22, 2015

"Soft, fluffy, and cute, just like Snow Bunny. (Picture book. 2-6)"
A white rabbit makes hand-knitted Christmas gifts for her friends in this sweet story with foil-embellished illustrations. Read full book review >