Search Results: "John W. Pilley"


BOOK REVIEW

CHASER by John W. Pilley
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 29, 2013

"A delightful memoir that offers a challenge to behavioral psychologists and inspiration for pet lovers."
The remarkable story of how a border collie achieved a mastery of human language on a par with chimpanzees and dolphins. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Nov. 1, 1990

Other illustrators (notably Galdone) have responded to this playful 1909 expansion of the familiar nursery rhyme, but Chess brings to it her unique mischievous humor and impeccable sense of design. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 10, 2014

"A fascinating look into the thoughts of a historian whose career deserves to be revived."
A collection of letters written by a prominent but largely forgotten historian during the World War II era. Read full book review >

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CLOCKWORK UNIVERSE by John W. Dennehy
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 19, 2016

"A colorful and captivating time-travel adventure with fearsome creatures."
A punk rocker wakes up in a Victorian world where unusual beasts plague Boston—still under British rule—in this debut steampunk thriller. Read full book review >

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Released: April 27, 1992

"Instead of validating the very notions he abhors, Aldridge would have done us all a favor if he'd searched out those contemporary writers who really deserve the critical ink."
As a literary and social critic, Aldridge (The American Novel and the Way We Live Now, 1983, etc.) has distinguished himself by being the first to discern a cultural trend, whether it be the similarities among postwar American writers or the tyranny of youth culture in the 60's. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Nov. 5, 2012

"A keen, lighthearted look at the human side of law."
The autobiographical remembrances of a New Jersey criminal lawyer, including his dramatic attempt to win freedom for a falsely imprisoned man. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE NIXON DEFENSE by John W. Dean
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 29, 2014

"Essential to anyone's library of Nixoniana."
About that 18-and-a-half minutes of lost tape…. Read full book review >