Search Results: "John Moynihan"


BOOK REVIEW

THE VOYAGE OF THE <i>ROSE CITY</i> by John Moynihan
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 4, 2011

"An honest portrayal of a lonely life at sea, Moynihan's adventures aboard the Rose City are exciting, but it is his overwhelming desire for acceptance that will resonate most with readers."
Occasionally self-indulgent but intriguing memoir by the now-deceased Moynihan, chronicling the time he served as a Merchant Marine aboard the Rose City. Read full book review >

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HIDING DINOSAURS by Dan Moynihan
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 15, 2015

"An intriguing cover, attractive, action-filled illustrations, and an amusing story add up to a beginning reader with solid appeal. (Early reader. 5-8)"
In this comical emergent reader, a half-dozen eggs that are past their sell-by date provide a big surprise when they hatch into baby dinosaurs. Read full book review >

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BOOGIE-WOOGIE by Danny Moynihan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 14, 2001

"Moynihan knows the right names to drop, from Basquiat to Anna Sui to Da Silvano; now all he needs to do is learn how to write a novel."
British art dealer Moynihan's fiction debut aspires to satire but achieves only a caricature of the New York art scene. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 5, 1996

"A wide-angle socioeconomic audit that's long on perceptions but unremarkable in its promised counsel to aging Baby Boomers and Generation Xers on how to prosper in the brave new millennial world of tomorrow."
An upbeat evaluation of America's postindustrial future that offers intriguing if cursory perspectives on domestic economic prospects. Read full book review >

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YOGA HOTEL by Maura Moynihan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 12, 2003

"Not always in balance, but engaging, sympathetic, and capably done."
A first collection from screenwriter-singer Moynihan, daughter of the late New York senator, chronicles the cultural clashes between India and its Western aficionados. Read full book review >

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THE WAITING TREE by Lindsay Moynihan
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 14, 2013

"Only for readers who have exhausted everything else in the LGBT section; hope for better from Moynihan and fledgling publisher Amazon. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
Being gay in a small Southern town is never easy; it's harder still when everyone knows and no one approves. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 15, 1996

Liberal social policy—once regnant, now at bay—is the subject of this loosely organized, often bitterly observant collection of essays and speeches by New York's senior US senator. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 1993

"The latest in a series (On the Law of Nations, 1990, etc.) demonstrating that Moynihan may be America's foremost literary politician—someone who can advance policy as cogently on the written page as on the stump."
A timely, informed plea from New York's senior US senator ``to make the world safe for and from ethnicity.'' Moynihan presented an early version of this material in November 1991 as a lecture at Oxford; he's updated that text with notes on such events as the ``ethnic cleansing'' occurring in Bosnia. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1998

"An intelligent, ironic postmortem on a system that is not only outdated but was flawed from the start. (8 b&w photos, not seen)"
The senior US senator from New York analyzes the roots of America's obsession with government secrecy and convincingly pleads for its dismantling. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DEMOCRACY NOW! by Amy Goodman
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 12, 2016

"An impassioned book aiming to fuel informed participation, outrage, and dissent."
A 20-year chronicle of a radio, TV, and Internet broadcast program whose mission has been to expose, defy, and edify. Read full book review >

BLOG POST

ROAD TRIPPIN’ IT WITH JOHN BURNINGHAM
by Julie Danielson

The holidays are nigh. I wrote this time last year about my favorite holiday picture book of all time – John Burningham’s Harvey Slumfenburger’s Christmas Present, originally published back in 1993.

I’m a big Burningham fan. (If you are, too, and you’ve not yet read this, run to your nearest bookstore or library.) And in thinking about Harvey, I was ...


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JOHN NEWMAN
by Rhett Morgan

In 1992, John Newman prepared to celebrate finishing his Ph.D., securing a book deal with Warner Books for the release of his dissertation, JFK and Vietnam, and having worked directly with Oliver Stone as consultant on the film JFK. But a brief call from the National Security Agency put all of that in jeopardy. Newman was warned that his ...


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