Search Results: "John C. Bonner"


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THE LAZARUS PARABLE: 
A Revelation for the 21st Century by John C. Bonner
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Aug. 8, 2007

"Not much for sci-fi enthusiasts to gnaw on, but gravy for inquiring Bible readers."
Bonner spins out a biblically fueled, apocalyptic, intergalactic cautionary tale. Read full book review >

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I TALK SLOWER THAN I THINK by C. D. Bonner
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 28, 2012

"A sweet, gentle book that captures a man's youth in all of its wonder."
A debut memoir that bursts with Southern flavor and charm. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 1993

"The best Bio 101 you're likely to find. (Twenty-four line illustrations)"
Charming, fascinating, and insightful, this slim volume combines a memoir of a life in science with an accessible distillation of what we know about the workings of living things. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 2001

"Bonner's own lifecycle makes for pleasant reading and inspires a new respect for slime molds."
A charming memoir combining autobiography and a 20th-century history of biology. Read full book review >

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MOTHERS AND DAUGHTERS by Elena Bonner
NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 13, 1992

"Not a literary success, but worthwhile for its historical value. (Sixteen pages of photographs—not seen.)"
A coming-of-age memoir by the widow of Andrei Sakharov— tedious in stretches and haphazardly organized, but ultimately fascinating for its intimate view into the turbulent history of Stalinist Russia. Read full book review >

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SOLEIL'S STAR by Larry Bonner
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 10, 2014

"Sizzling twist on a Cold War thriller."
Set in 1990, the third installment of Bonner's (Soleil, Too!, 2014, etc.) Cold War espionage thriller series once again features beautiful Canadian heroine Soleil Tangiere in a highly palatable fusion of spy thriller and romance. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 26, 1993

"Tough, timely talk: an important book on an increasingly hot topic."
In a book that's bound to be controversial, New Yorker staff writer Bonner (Weakness and Deceit, 1984) charges Western animal- rights activists with practicing ``eco-colonialism,'' which he deems as detrimental to the people of Africa as old-style colonialism. Read full book review >

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SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: March 1, 2005

"Fun for a time, eventually exhausting."
Wright envisions a nightmare for the human race that recalls H.P. Lovecraft at his most florid. Read full book review >

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THE HAUNTED TRAIL by John C. Lukegord
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 22, 2013

"An unfocused horror tale that never quite moves beyond being merely a collection of gory scenes."
A brief debut tale of murders in a Dublin forest. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 2003

"Not a pretty story, nor prettily told. But few will deny that the dogs deserve this tribute."
Acrid memoir of infantry days spent in Vietnam from 1966 to 1968. Read full book review >

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THE ARCHITECT OF AEONS by John C. Wright
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: April 21, 2015

"Impressive, with dull intervals, but for the committed only."
Fourth of a projected six-volume series (The Judge of Ages, 2014, etc.) charting the future history of an Earth threatened by almost inconceivably advanced alien invaders. Read full book review >