Search Results: "J. I. Lorden"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: July 11, 2011

"An unnerving, intricate debut novel offering insight into a fabled yet flawed age."
A wrenching, tumultuous coming-of-age tale from a first-time novelist. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 14, 1993

"A lucid do-it-yourself guide to managing conflict that will be most useful for couples with the motivation and determination to follow a structured program."
An upbeat, well-organized how-to-make-your-marriage-work manual by two psychologists who've been studying marital conflict for 20 years. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 22, 1995

"Ironically, however, for a book on creativity, there is precious little here that is original."
An unstartling assessment of the nature and value of creativity in a society that strives—consciously and subconsciously—to squelch it. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Cycles of Intuition by I. Kostika
NON-FICTION
Released: June 10, 2015

"A business fable uses transition in a family-run company as a catalyst for analysis and insight."
A father and son evaluate the operations of their family business. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE PRISONER OF HELL GATE by Dana I. Wolff
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 5, 2016

"Wolff has an intriguing premise and something fresh to say with the horror genre, but ideological concerns trump the scares, and the author fails to craft a hero as compelling as her thwarted, vengeful villain."
Typhoid Mary is alive and well off the coast of New York. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 2, 1992

"But considering the depth of feeling on all sides exposed by his research, one wonders how peace will ever reign in Israel."
An unsympathetic exploration of Israel's expansionist movements, by Village Voice staff-writer Friedman (The False Prophet, 1990). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LEGAL BASES: BASEBALL AND THE LAW by Roger I. Abrams
NON-FICTION
Released: April 20, 1998

"Interesting and illustrative, this is a book every thinking sports fan should read. (10 b&w illustrations, not seen)"
A prominent sports-law professor (Rutgers Univ.) and baseball-salary arbitrator explains the obvious and not-so-obvious reasons why baseball players and team owners seem to spend more time arguing before judges than before field umpires. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BEYOND REDEMPTION by Richard I. Levine
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 10, 2013

"A solid, entertaining political thriller, but readers should start with the prequel."
A mild-mannered chiropractor must solve the mystery of his brother's disappearance and unravel a vast government conspiracy in Levine's sequel to Eye of the Redeemer (2012). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

The Poison Tree by Henry I. Schvey
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 6, 2016

"A kind of nonfiction Portnoy's Complaint but with a lot less sex; intricately renders a dysfunctional family's life in the mid-20th century."
A professor describes growing up with his dysfunctional family in New York. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

REFLECTIONS OF A WINE MERCHANT by Neal I. Rosenthal
NON-FICTION
Released: May 7, 2008

"Exudes the supercilious attitude of a high-end sommelier who deigns to dispense superior wine wisdom."
A purveyor of fine wines offers his thoughts on the correct way to get the best reds and whites from Europe's cellars to New York's sellers. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE MONOGAMY MYSTERY by John I. Cline
Released: Sept. 22, 2014

"Considered, considerate and engaging."
A Christian examination of monogamy. Read full book review >