Search Results: "J. Gregory Garrison"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 1994

"If a bit self-serving and understandably incomplete, a solid and readable account of a controversial case."
The Indianapolis special prosecutor who put heavyweight boxer Mike Tyson in prison for rape offers a trial recap full of interesting inside details. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: April 1, 1999

"II of The Age of UnreasonKeyes, J. Gregory"
A CALCULUS OF ANGELSVol. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 1997

"Written in a refreshingly easygoing style, this new view of why Jesus' radical message spread so rapidly is clearly aimed at a mainstream audience."
An insightful portrayal of Jesus as a classical hero-martyr, by New Testament scholar Riley (School of Theology, Claremont). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NEWTON'S CANNON by J. Gregory Keyes
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 1998

"Keyes's yarn (The Blackgod, 1997, etc.) is colorful, intriguing, and well handled, if somewhat difficult to swallow: It's hard to see how alchemy and science could both work."
First of a new fantasy series: In this alternate 1715, both science and alchemy work; young Ben Franklin, apprenticed to his printer brother James in Boston, begins to study the various alchemical devices—lights, weapons, faxes, and so on—that Isaac Newton has invented. Read full book review >

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THE BLACKGOD by J. Gregory Keyes
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: April 1, 1997

"An often strikingly imaginative but unedifyingly overcomplicated yarn that could've used a vigorous pruning and a stiff dose of logic; still, Waterborn fans will be jubilant. (Author tour)"
Sequel to The Waterborn (1996), Keyes's fantasy about water- gods, magic, and destiny. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 15, 1999

"In the end, this is a cautionary tale that limits the potential of day trading success to a few hardy, well-prepared individuals."
An inside look at the new industry of day trading in the stock market. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 2009

"A few kernels of insight buried under layers of grad-student balderdash."
Not all graffiti artists are hoodlums, declares Snyder (Sociology and Anthropology/Baruch Coll.). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE SHADOWS OF GOD by J. Gregory Keyes
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: July 1, 2001

"Still, if you've hung in there this long, you'll want to complete the journey."
Last, we're told, in the tetralogy (Empire of Unreason, 2000, etc.) set in an alternate 17th century where science, alchemy, and magic all work, and the world is threatened by insubstantial, malevolent entities called Malakim. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HEALEY ON HEALTH by Gregory J. Healey
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 9, 2015

"A pleasant, if slightly repetitive, set of medical-themed essays."
A doctor's newspaper column sheds light on everyday risks and ailments. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 1995

"A blue-chip reckoning on the consequences and implications of an increasingly interdependent world's financial order. (Author tour)"
A journalist's authoritative audit of the quiet revolutions that have not only convulsed the Global Village's financial centers but also have obliged investors to assume risks that are not widely appreciated, let alone understood. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

EMPIRE OF UNREASON by J. Gregory Keyes
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2000

"A series that's wandered a long, long way from reality: Startling ideas, but a tough narrative slog."
Third installment of what's settling in to become yet another interminable series (A Calculus of Angels, 1999, etc.). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE WATERBORN by J. Gregory Keyes
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: July 1, 1996

"A well-constructed, perky, imaginative debut that, even if the details aren't always rigorously worked out, manages to avoid the usual fantasy stereotypes. (First printing of 75,000; author tour)"
First of an ambitious fantasy series entitled Children of the Changeling, full of ghosts, gods, magic, and mischief. Read full book review >