Search Results: "Joseph A. Michelli"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 6, 2013

"Not much about profit or productivity but plenty about what it takes this massively successful company to put together its mixture of hot water, coffee beans and milk."
Organizational consultant Michelli (The Zappos Experience: 5 Principles to Inspire, Engage, and WOW, 2011, etc.) serves up a new helping of the recipe for business success he offered in The Starbucks Experience (2006). Read full book review >

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A BYZANTINE CASE by Joseph A. McCaffrey
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 18, 2010

"Historical intrigue and well-narrated suspense make this adventure an absorbing mystery."
In the eighth Bertrand McAbee mystery, McCaffrey's (The Marksman's Case, 2008, etc.) classics professor turned detective returns to unearth the forgotten secrets of the Byzantine Empire. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 2000

"Readers may not agree with Amato's pessimism, but there's no denying he has forcefully underscored just how much humankind has both suffered and feared, celebrated and revered, the visible world of dust."
Never favored with a great press (except when made of gold or spices), dust finally gets the full social, scientific, and historical treatment. Read full book review >

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Scholarly Executions by Joseph A. McCaffrey
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 2, 2005

"An intelligent, intuitive detective who steers clear of guns in favor of a team of talented cohorts."
Private eye Bertrand McAbee returns to his former profession to investigate missing persons at an Iowa university in this thriller. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 2016

"A well-rounded discussion of common mental problems and strategies for dealing with them."
The chief psychiatrist at Amen Clinics offers a holistic approach to treating an array of mental disorders. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 5, 2011

"With the collective-bargaining power of public employees under fierce assault, McCartin's story couldn't be timelier or more important."
On the 30th anniversary of the showdown between Ronald Reagan and the Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization (PATCO), McCartin (History/Georgetown Univ.; Labor's Great War: The Struggle for Industrial Democracy and the Origins of Modern American Labor Relations, 1912-1921, 1998, etc.) revisits the most consequential labor dispute since the New Deal. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE MARKSMAN'S CASE by Joseph A. McCaffrey
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 4, 2008

"An entertaining mystery, although not one for the gun-shy."
Classy ex-classics professor Bertrand McAbee and his multicultural mystery-solving posse go the distance with a former military sniper turned vigilante in the fourth book of McCaffrey's (A Byzantine Case, 2010, etc.) reliable detective series. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 1991

From LBJ's domestic adviser, a memoir that shows the President ``with the bark off''cagey, crude, demanding, and, finally, Shakespearean in his pitiful descent from power. Read full book review >

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THE PONY CIRCUS WAGON by Joseph A. McCaffrey
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 25, 2005

"The pre-WWI historical background and international intrigue distinguish this gripping and at times addictive mystery from the standard whodunits."
In this installment of the Bertrand McAbee Mystery series, the former classics professor and current private investigator is drawn into a cold case of theft and murder that spans generations and continents and finds roots in the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BABY by Joseph A. Stirt
Released: Oct. 1, 1992

"A touching human drama presented with scientific expertise that makes frighteningly clear the helplessness of patients—as well as their families—once the power of modern medicine is unleashed."
What happens to a premature infant in an anonymous hospital's neonatal intensive-care unit when modern medicine is relentlessly applied. Read full book review >