Search Results: "Jeff Greenfield"


BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 8, 2011

"Politics wonks will find much to chew on here, and sci-fi writers might find a few what-if moments to play with as well."
For want of iron will on the part of an assassin, John F. Kennedy lived a few years longer than he might have. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 22, 2013

"Well researched and thought through—an interesting, plausible exercise in pop history that doesn't take itself too seriously."
What would have happened if Lee Harvey Oswald had been off by a hair on Nov. 22, 1963? Read full book review >

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THE PEOPLE'S CHOICE by Jeff Greenfield
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 12, 1995

"A grand entertainment cum history lesson whose triumphant bad taste, genuine wit, and uncommon sense could and should make it a landslide winner in the marketplace. (Film rights to Savoy Pictures; author tour)"
ABC-TV commentator Greenfield offers an antic first novel with a deadly serious point about the absurd perils posed by the electoral college. Read full book review >

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A Change of Consciousness by Rand Greenfield
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 15, 2015

"A lighthearted, appealing journey through America from the '60s to the present day."
Greenfield's debut memoir traverses his own memories, from his cultural awakening during the hippie movement of the 1960s to the many places it led him. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 8, 2011

"A flavorful, balanced piece of music-biz history."
Greenfield (A Day in the Life: One Family, the Beautiful People, and the End of the Sixties, 2009, etc.) delivers a compulsively readable, evenhanded biography of Atlantic Records' founder. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 11, 2011

"How we decide is no small matter, as our choices, public and private, nearly always affect lives beyond our own. Greenfield aims to make us more mindful of this fact—a worthwhile goal, if unevenly executed."
Face it: Your decision about whether to read this book rests on factors too numerous to catalog and too unconscious to understand. Read full book review >

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THE HIDDEN CHILDREN by Howard Greenfield
HISTORY
Released: Dec. 1, 1993

"Further reading; index. (Nonfiction. 9+)"
Milton Meltzer described the Holocaust's heroic gentiles in Rescue (1988); now, the author of Books (1976, 1989) and several artists' biographies presents the experiences of some of those saved—children, hidden in Europe, who later emigrated to the US. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 29, 2015

"Well-intentioned but flawed."
An environmental activist's travelogue about the 104-day coast-to-coast bike ride that he transformed into a radical experiment in low-impact living. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 27, 2015

"Challenging, stimulating perspective from an informed neuroscientist on a complex, fast-moving, hugely consequential field."
A comprehensive overview of the scientific research—albeit in its infancy—into the effects of cybertechnology on our brains. Read full book review >