Search Results: "Jonathan R. Cole"


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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 12, 2010

"A sound, enthusiastic look at the crucial vitality of the American university system."
An elegant, comprehensive examination of how American universities became the best in the world, and why research matters. Read full book review >

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TOWARD A MORE PERFECT UNIVERSITY by Jonathan R. Cole
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 26, 2016

"An ambitious and visionary examination of American universities and 'how to develop them still further so that they may maximize their full potential.'"
A distinguished Columbia University sociology professor and former provost examines how American universities must evolve to maintain their global pre-eminence. Read full book review >

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WHO'S AFRAID OF ACADEMIC FREEDOM? by Akeel Bilgrami
NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 10, 2015

"Cogent essays about a topic crucial to the university and to all discourse in a democracy."
Scholars consider threats to free inquiry. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 23, 1991

"Overall, a stimulating collection and much food for thought, which one hopes will generate even more current updates and action."
The message here could be summed up as: You've come a long way, baby, but you've still got a long way to go. Read full book review >

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BEST BOOKS OF 2016: TEJU COLE
by Michael Valinsky

Most readers know Teju Cole as the photography critic for the New York Times. Others know him as the novelist who explores, through his narrative gestures, the various ways in which one comes to build an identity in an environment that makes prejudice and binaries rules of thumb. But to assign Cole a trade would be undermining his entire practice ...


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#LOVINGDAY & #PRIDEMONTH
by Bobbi Dumas

Since this week encompasses #PrideMonth, #LovingDay, and #RememberOrlando, I wanted to share some great M/M romances and inter-racial romance titles I really enjoyed.

I recently mentioned Santino Hassell & Megan Erickson’s RITA nominated Fast Connection (Cyberlove series), and I’ve requested a stand-alone title from Hassell’s Interborough series in audio. In all the years I’ve written about romance, I’ve rarely ...


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ABOUT FACE by Jonathan Cole
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 3, 1997

"A genial peek—in the mirror, as it were—at the mystery of the self. (13 illustrations, not seen)"
A physician's curiosity leads him to a subject oddly underexplored in its own right: the face. Read full book review >

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A ROMANTIC NOD TO WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH
by Bobbi Dumas

As we close out March, I thought it would be a nice salute to women’s history month to focus on some great historical romance and some truly terrific romance heroines!

First off, I wanted to give a major shout-out to a debut novel that was released this week, Lisa Berne’s You May Kiss the Bride (which earned a starred review ...


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BOOK REVIEW

AN UNPLANNED ENCOUNTER by Jonathan R. Husband
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 6, 2014

"An unusual story about the way a single event can change the course of someone's life."
Two lives are forever changed after a sexual assault during World War II in this debut novel inspired by real-life events. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Sept. 17, 2010

"In a world chock-full of unsuitable subject matter, parents will appreciate the appropriate storylines of this book, and kids will enjoy spending time with Lexi."
An 8-year-old girl deals with the trials and tribulations of growing up in this debut book, the first in an anticipated series. Read full book review >

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RAY BRADBURY UNBOUND by Jonathan R. Eller
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 2014

"Bradbury did howl, though, against 'censorship and elitism.' This warm, informative biography depicts him as a thoughtful and disciplined writer who helped make science fiction a respected literary genre."
The second volume of the life of the esteemed science-fiction author. Read full book review >

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Gravity Breaker by Jonathan R. Miller
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 29, 2016

"An engaging superhero story with deep themes."
When a biracial single father discovers he can control gravity, he must decide how far he'll go to protect his family in this novel. Read full book review >