Search Results: "James G. Blight"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 15, 1993

"Oral history of a high and enlightening order."
Verbatim proceedings from a blockbuster Havana-based 1992 conference on the Cuban missile crisis of 1963, plus interpretive commentary by a team of down-to-earth scholars led by Brown University's Blight and also including Allyn (Harvard Law School) and Welch (University of Toronto; coauthor with Blight of On the Brink, 1989). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Jan. 27, 1992

"Sweet little basket of nuts and berries."
Some 150 letters home by the young Faulkner, who is way up north in New York and New Haven, or in New Orleans or in France. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: July 2, 1993

"Impressive on-site research, bungled in delivery. (Three maps)"
A lackluster presentation of luminous source material, by an Australian expert in native religions (Letters from a Wild State, 1992). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 10, 2007

"Well-intentioned yet ultimately flawed examination of the creative force unleashed through forgiveness."
A pastor uses field theory to expound on the power of forgiveness and the potency of creativity. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 15, 1993

"A magisterial study of an awesome and intriguing public career. (Photographs)"
In 1970, organic chemist, Harvard president, and nuclear- weapons mandarin Conant published a ponderous and unrevealing autobiography, My Several Lives. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Oct. 24, 2012

"An entertaining, illuminating chronicle of medical pratfalls and misadventures."
In this absorbing memoir, a doctor's off-handed reminiscences yield perceptive insights. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CARDBOARD SOLDIERS by James G. Scotson
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Dec. 22, 2014

"Part Matrix, part Lord of the Flies, and thoroughly engaging in its own right."
In Scotson's (Planets Falling: Earth and Mars Saga, 2014) imaginative dystopian sci-fi novel, a young boy is taken out of a troubled childhood to train as an elite soldier.Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SKIM by James G. Pattillo
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 1991

"A high-energy debut likely to score with Elmore Leonard fans."
Sedentary lawyer Dave Pike's life perks up fast when his old friend fuddy-duddy Hollywood producer Maurice Baranowitz asks him to find out what's happened to $50,000 that's vanished from the budget of stylish, sexy director Mickey McDonald's new movie. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 4, 2009

"A persuasive appeal for hydrosustainability and hydrodemocracy."
An impassioned yet clearheaded look at how we are squandering our most precious natural resource. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

REVELATION THROUGH SCIENCE by James G. Martin
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 9, 2016

"A philosophically challenging but accessible argument for comity between reason and faith."
A sweepingly thorough account of the ways in which modern science and religion share common ground. Read full book review >