Search Results: "Joseph Jett"


BOOK REVIEW

BLACK AND WHITE ON WALL STREET by Joseph Jett
NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 1999

"Convincing and well told, Jett's story should attract much attention."
An intriguing apologia-cum-moral-tale of corporate misdoing, financial manipulation, and overt racism on Wall Street. Read full book review >

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A Book of Answers by C.S. Jett
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 8, 2014

"Dense at times but a worthwhile primer for a lesser-known belief system."
This story of personal growth and spiritual exploration, Jett's debut, is part memoir and part exploration of The Urantia Book, a large religious text that explains a variety of subjects such as the origins of Earth, the nature of evolution and the life of Jesus Christ. Read full book review >

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JOSEPH KANON
by Clayton Moore

In an age when America’s intelligence services aren’t always portrayed in the best light, Joseph Kanon’s new novel about the Cold War seems starkly elegant by comparison. In our starred review, Kirkus says of Defectors, “...not since Le Carré’s A Perfect Spy has there been a family of spooks to rival this one.”

The novel is an intimate ...


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JOSEPH SCAPELLATO
by Richard Z. Santos

Joseph Scapellato isn’t from the west—he grew up in suburban Chicago—but like so many Americans, the mythic west was always nearby.  “My mom was and is an enormous fan of golden age Westerns: Gene Autry, Roy Rogers, all those dudes in white hats,” Scapellato says. “I grew up watching those, and she accumulated all these cowboy tchotchkes. I grew ...


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WHY PEACEKEEPING FAILS by Dennis C. Jett
NON-FICTION
Released: March 27, 2000

"Well-researched, pertinent, and often wise."
A heavily documented scholarly analysis of the perils of peacekeeping that focuses on the UN's efforts to bring and keep peace in Angola and Mozambique. Read full book review >

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JOSEPH FINK & JEFFREY CRANOR
by Clayton Moore

Writing a second novel set in the weird world of Welcome to Night Vale was something of a litmus test for authors Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor, reached by Kirkus separately by phone on the eve of their European tour. The new novel, It Devours! follows up their debut novel Welcome to Night Vale; it’s a thriller that Kirkus calls ...


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TRAIL OF THE DEAD by Joseph Bruchac
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 1, 2015

"This second act offering deeper characterization and resonant themes enriches an already compelling tale. (Post-apocalyptic fantasy. 12-18)"
In Volume 2 of this post-apocalyptic series, Lozen leads survivors of the insurrection against Haven's technically augmented human rulers through gemod-infested wilderness to the hidden valley her Apache family once called home—it doesn't go as planned. Read full book review >