Search Results: "Joe Posnanski"


BOOK REVIEW

THE SECRET OF GOLF by Joe Posnanski
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 9, 2015

"Some stellar shots, a few slices and hooks, and a couple putts that hang on the lip."
An award-winning sports journalist charts the careers of and competition between Watson (the younger) and Nicklaus (the elder) as they dominated golf in the 1970s and beyond. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 13, 2007

"A worthy paean to an American legend."
Journalist Posnanski (The Good Stuff, 2001) accompanies a baseball legend on a cross-country journey to raise awareness of the Negro Leagues. Read full book review >

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PATERNO by Joe Posnanski
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 21, 2012

"Despite Posnanski's sympathy for his Ivy-educated, Brooklyn street-fighting subject, the book never escapes from the pall of the debacle that ended Paterno's career."
Sensitively shaded portrait of the late Penn State football coach, an ethical man who failed to "go to the ball" when it really meant something. Read full book review >

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MY SPECIAL ONE AND ONLY by Joe Berger
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 16, 2012

"Give to fans of Knuffle Bunny and to any child who appreciates an intense bond with a special toy. (Picture book. 3-6)"
After getting a coin for her lost tooth, dynamic Bridget sets forth on what she thinks will be an exciting shopping trip only to find she must rescue her most beloved, "special one and only" Captain Cat toy. Read full book review >

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SPENT by Joe Matt
by Joe Matt, illustrated by Joe Matt
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2007

"Not for kids, though adult readers should take some pleasure knowing that they're better off than Matt, at least as depicted here."
The cartoonist tests the limits of pathetic self-absorption in a volume that should appeal to his cult following but is unlikely to expand it. Read full book review >

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BULLY.COM by Joe Lawlor
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2013

"Despite the tepid characterizations and some stiff dialogue, a clever mystery. And the tag, in which Jun and Chris take on another case, signals more fun to come. (Mystery. 10-14)"
After being falsely accused of cyberbullying, a seventh-grade computer whiz must find the culprit. Read full book review >

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PERRY'S KILLER PLAYLIST by Joe Schreiber
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Nov. 6, 2012

"An action blockbuster in print form: loud, fun and entirely forgettable. (Thriller. 14 & up)"
The stunning assassin returns, heaping chaos on her lovably obtuse musician as he struggles to complete a European tour (Au Revoir, Crazy European Chick, 2011). Read full book review >