Search Results: "John and Mitchell Simon Mehrmann"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 6, 1936

"Useful advice for professionals looking to move to the next level of success."
Mehrmann and Simon have packaged years of experience into a single volume that provides fundamental advice for sales professionals. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 15, 2007

"A common sense, if confusing at times, approach to business through creative recycling of management methods and a holistic vision that everything, from innovation to creating loyal customers, proceeds from one process."
Seasoned manager Goozé and marketing theorist Mroz introduce an integrated process model to bring marketing into synch with sales and product development in a post-industrial business environment. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

The Boy Who Lived with Ghosts by John Mitchell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 30, 2013

"A startling, sometimes-chilling tale of mental illness and familial abuse."
Mitchell's debut novel is an autobiographical account of a young lad in a broken home, living in poverty and surrounded by death and madness. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PERIWINKLE SMITH AND THE FARAWAY STAR by John & Wendy
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2010

"The cover, with its spray of sparkly stars behind a balletically posed girl will accurately and instantly tell susceptible young readers all they need to know about what's inside. (Picture book. 5-7)"
Another sugar rush from the creators of Periwinkle Smith and the Twirly, Whirly Tutu (2009), featuring an urchin with button eyes, no nose, a huge hair bow and an outsized fund of determination. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Aug. 16, 2009

"A simple, straightforward book that may help some but will seem obvious to most."
This book of simple, straightforward job tips intends to help young professionals succeed, though experienced workers may find a few items that help them continue to achieve. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Jan. 22, 1981

If Simon is alternately penetrating and perverse as a theater critic, he is generally solid but unexciting on film—as made clear in this collection of 250 short reviews, all from the Seventies, all dealing with US movies. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 1995

"A book to be read leisurely and contemplatively."
On a Columbus Day, over the course of a discursive, 15-mile ramble to Thoreau's grave at Concord, Mass., Mitchell (Living at the End of Time, 1990, etc.) ponders the old roads of the Minutemen on their way to battle and laments the vacuity of the contemporary soul of America. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 7, 2002

"Few won't wish they were riding in Mitchell's slipstream, sharing in all the sun and stories and places, the wine and the food."
The exquisite chronicler of Scratch Flat, Massachusetts, rolls far afield in this gladdening excursion that follows the emerging of spring into summer from Spain to the Hebrides. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 2005

"A handsome addition to the author's tapestry of his Massachusetts purlieus, by now as closely observed as Gilbert White's Selborne. (Photos throughout)"
Another artful piece of creative nonfiction from Mitchell (Following the Sun, 2002, etc.) rediscovers the life of a multitalented African-American assistant. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: May 1, 1998

"A thoughtful, beautifully written addition to environmental and regional literature."
A Thoreauvian ramble through English common law, American history, the New England landscape, and much else. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 15, 2007

"Simple and straightforward-the nuts and bolts of writing mysteries."
Father John and son Andrew-both authors and teachers of crime fiction-offer a brief, well-outlined guide for budding mystery writers. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TRUNK TO TRUNKLET by Jorge Luján
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 3, 2016

"Striking, retro-looking artwork cannot save the stumbling verses. (Picture book. 3-7)"
This Mexican import explores the many ways animal moms take care of their babies. Read full book review >