Search Results: "Joshua M. Greene"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 1, 2006

"Greene presents a man deeply engaged in the world he longed to transcend."
A friend of George Harrison offers informed reflections on the late musician's spiritual quest. Read full book review >

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GREENE by Graham Greene
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 19, 1969

"It concludes with the sad apostrophe, 'How could they tell that for a writer as much as for a priest there is no such thing as success?"
Half of the essays here, including his more important sequence on Henry James, have been reprinted from Mr. Greene's 1952 collection The Lost Childhood which established in Greene's case that the creative writer could also be a critic of some distinction. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 8, 2003

"A cogent, well-written contribution to legal and military history, and fitting tribute to a principled man."
A "remarkable man" is honored, half a century after the fact, for his role in bringing Nazi war criminals to justice. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 2000

"An important testimony that will refute anyone who denies the reality of the Nazi crimes."
A companion volume to the PBS documentary (scheduled for broadcast in May 2000), providing a transcription of 27 videotaped interviews with Holocaust survivors and witnesses. Read full book review >

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M by Peter Robb
NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 10, 2000

"A compelling portrait of the painter as outsider and provocateur; a first-rate evocation of both a genius and the violent times in which he lived. (16 pages illus.)"
An exuberant attempt to penetrate the mysteries surrounding the astounding paintings and brief, turbulent life of the Italian artist who has come to be known as Caravaggio. Read full book review >

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JOSHUA by Andrew Kane
Released: Dec. 7, 2011

"In revealing the very human side of racial tension, Kane offers up an engaging and heartfelt tale."
A story of love and racial tension set in Brooklyn as it spans across decades and transforms the lives of Kane's (Rabbi, Rabbi, 1995) three main characters. Read full book review >

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M by Andrew Cook
NON-FICTION
Released: July 15, 2005

"For Bond fans and true-crime buffs, especially, a leisurely excursion into the early days of modern espionage."
A beat cop makes good, and anarchists quake. Read full book review >

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THE LITTLEST GIANT by Joshua M. Greene
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2014

"A wisdom tale that children of any background can understand. (Folk tale. 7-10)"
An ancient Hindu story about one of Vishnu's avatars, who challenges the greedy king, Bali. Read full book review >

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MORAL TRIBES by Joshua Greene
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 4, 2013

"A provocative, if Utopian, call for a new 'common currency of observable evidence…not to gain advantage over others, but simply because it's good.'"
Greene (Moral Cognition Lab/Harvard Univ.) combines insights from psychology and philosophy to illuminate "the structure of modern moral problems." Read full book review >

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JOSHUA DREAD by Lee  Bacon
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 25, 2012

"A twisty, swiftly moving adventure sure to please superhero fans. (Fantasy. 8-12)"
"It's embarrassing to run into your parents when you're with people from school, especially when your parents are about to destroy the planet." Read full book review >

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THE M&M BOYS by Lara Reznik
Released: Nov. 8, 2014

"Just like its heroes, what this book lacks in sophistication it makes up for in heart; a warm, enjoyable baseball story."
A troubled kid learns valuable lessons about love, honor and friendship during the home-run race of 1961. Read full book review >