Search Results: "Jonathan Mahler"


BOOK REVIEW

MAHLER by Jonathan Carr
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 13, 1998

"Those who read this biography will likely fall into similar camps. (35 b&w photos, not seen)"
A useful reference tool, somewhat marred by the author's zeal to make everyone a Mahler maniac. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 2005

"With a nice touch for pop culture, Mahler paints an informed picture of a bright city in a dark hour."
Sports and politics overlap in an exhibition of municipal excitement in a city that, scarcely a generation ago, was in ferment. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 13, 2008

"Though sometimes bogged down in legal minutia, quite understandably, Mahler's fluent account of events is essential reading for students of constitutional law—and anyone concerned with civil rights."
Near-exhaustive account of what some Supreme Court watchers consider "the most important decision on presidential power ever." Read full book review >

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JONATHAN SWIFT by Leo Damrosch
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 5, 2013

"A rich and rewarding portrait of an irreplaceable genius."
A feisty, first-class life of the sage and scourge of English Literature. Read full book review >

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JONATHAN EDWARDS by Philip F. Gura
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 1, 2005

"Controversial, and a quick, enjoyable read. Gura will grab at least some of the audience of armchair-history-lovers that professional historians always claim they want to reach."
A gauntlet-throwing biography of the 18th-century minister and theologian who's in the pantheon of great American intellectuals, along with Thomas Jefferson, W.E.B. DuBois, and the James brothers. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 5, 2010

"Lebrecht takes on a fascinating topic, but his attempt results in a disorienting formal hodgepodge."
Music critic Lebrecht (The Life and Death of Classical Music: Featuring the 100 Best and 20 Worst Recordings Ever Made, 2007, etc.) pens an extended love letter to the composer whose majestic symphonies and brooding vocal works have become almost sacrosanct in the contemporary concert hall. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 1995

"A must-have for music libraries and all but the most superficial Mahler-ites."
Volume two of a contemporary monument in musical biography. Read full book review >

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JONATHAN UNLEASHED by Meg Rosoff
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 5, 2016

"No bones about it, readers of this charmer are in for a real treat."
Jonathan's dogs are having an existential crisis. Or maybe it's just him. Read full book review >

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JONATHAN ROBERTS by Gregory P. Wilson
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 12, 2014

"An exhaustive biography, which serves as a welcome addition to American Civil War and Quaker history.
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Wilson chronicles the life of Jonathan Roberts, a Quaker who served in the Union Army during the Civil War despite his pacifist convictions. Read full book review >

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JONATHAN SWIFT by John Stubbs
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 3, 2017

"A rich and sweeping story superbly told."
A resplendent biography of the "most notorious writer of his day." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DID GUSTAV MAHLER SKI? by Judy Gahagan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 29, 1991

Twelve stories set mainly in Italy that are meditative, slightly plotted episodic instances—but, at their best, often bright with landscape and reflection. Read full book review >