Search Results: "Jonathan S. Morris"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 5, 2014

"Astutely analyzed but dryly written. Not exactly a knee-slapper for the general reading public, though its insights will find their ways into the mainstream media."
Political humor on late-night TV is serious business, as three academics show in this study. Read full book review >

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JONATHAN DEE
by Rachel Sugar

Jonathan Dee’s latest, an exquisitely nuanced drama of simmering small-town politics, is so prescient—so uncannily current—it’s a source of concern. “I worry a little bit the novel is close enough to current events that people are going to read it a little too much as if it were a key to current events,” Dee says.

But if The Locals ...


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God, Man and the Devil by Aldon S. Morris
NON-FICTION
Released: May 30, 2014

"Committed to strict biblical interpretations, the book makes for a genuine, if occasionally obtuse, account of one man's Christian message."
An investigation of the intricacies of Scripture and the necessity of leading a holy life in a world of sin. Read full book review >

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TOKENS FOR THE CHRISTIAN'S LIFE by Aldon S. Morris
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 11, 2013

"A schema of Christian doctrine, bristling with biblical knowledge yet grounded in the real world."
A treatise on the nature of Christian belief. Read full book review >

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6 BOOKS FOR EARLY 2017
by Ana Grilo

Who’s excited that 2016 is coming to an end soon? I know I am, and I already started wish-listing all the awesome-looking 2017 releases and preparing my challenges and goals for 2017. One of them is to continue my Time Travel Project (in which I read as many books featuring time travel as I can, old and new) and the ...


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LEAN GAINS by Jonathan S. Lee
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 30, 2016

"Entertaining, rigorous, and informative; a resource for crafting one's personal regimen rather than a traditional fitness guide."
Individuals who suffer from seesawing weight or have hit a plateau despite their workouts should find new questions to explore in this debut book on diet and fitness. Read full book review >

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SOME FAR AND DISTANT PLACE by Jonathan S. Addleton
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 1997

Ultimately an appreciation—not without critical reflection— of a formatively marginalizing childhood in Pakistan, by the son of Georgia-born Baptist missionaries. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 2, 2017

"A stirring book that explores numerous aspects of racism in Alabama and the nation as a whole."
An examination of an infamous 1957 conviction of a young, black Army veteran for the murder of a white police officer that more broadly delineates the struggle for civil rights. Read full book review >

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Released: Sept. 30, 2010

"An expert's look at the role of science in the court of law."
An in-depth look at the function of scientific expert witnesses in the American legal system. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 13, 1994

"Largely superficial reporting that has the feeling of a pastiche hastily assembled to meet a deadline. (For a more serious examination of the case, see McNamara: Breakdown, below.)"
A Boston Globe reporter's on-the-spot account of the media's—and the public's—rush to judgment when Harvard psychiatrist Margaret Bean-Bayog was suspected of seducing a young male patient and driving him to suicide. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 1992

"A must read, then, for conservationists, Africanists, and animal lovers. (Photographs; maps.)"
From two members of the World Wildlife fund: an important book on conservation in the continent where Tanzania, home to the famous Serengeti Park, is now ranked as the third poorest nation in the world. Read full book review >

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Released: April 9, 2013

"A hopeful message that a sensible marriage of business and environmental interests is in the cards, which until now has mostly been trumped by shortsightedness."
Nature Conservancy president Tercek and science writer Adams explore the possibilities of the environmental movement joining with the business community to tap nature's capital, to the betterment of both. Read full book review >