Search Results: "Karen Nagel"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 1994

"In the interim, however, this serves as a fine introduction to a stimulating thinker whose influence continues to rise as therapy becomes more pragmatic and less dogmatic."
Eminently useful, although somewhat contradictory, this admiring intellectual biography of an iconoclastic psychoanalyst recapitulates the strengths and weaknesses of its subject's thought. Read full book review >

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KAREN MEMORY by Elizabeth Bear
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Feb. 3, 2015

"Supplies all the Bear necessities: strong female characters, existential threats, intriguing developments and a touch of the light fantastic."
Steampunk: Something of a new venture for Bear, whose previous output (Steles of the Sky, 2014, etc.) has ranged from heroic fantasy to science fiction, often with an embedded murder mystery.Read full book review >

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Karen Lost and Found by Karen Wilson
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 16, 2015

"An unforgettable memoir about a lesser-known legacy of domestic violence."
Wilson's first-person account of living with a traumatic brain injury. Read full book review >

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SHAPES THAT ROLL by Karen Nagel
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 9, 2009

"An eye-catching, very general introduction to the world of shapes. (Picture book. 4-7)"
An orange circle, a pink triangle and a green square introduce children to many different shapes in a visually appealing overview of the topic. Read full book review >

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How I Married Karen by Robert J. Avrech
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 2, 2013

"A delightfully romantic, true story of unabashed, unapologetic and unwavering persistence."
A memoir about a young man's coming-of-age as an Orthodox Jew in New York and his protracted courtship of his wife. Read full book review >

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ANGELS THREE: THE KAREN PERRY STORY by Landon J. Napoleon
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 23, 2015

"An absorbing read that serves as a reminder to cherish every moment."
On the evening before Thanksgiving, an airplane shuttling Perry's ex-husband and three small children crashed into a mountainside, killing them instantly. This biography charts Perry's journey to, and eventually beyond, that "agonizing night." Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 2008

"A dry, unexciting account punctuated by all-too-fleeting moments of interest."
Slow-moving account of the life and the mythology surrounding French princess Marie-Thérèse-Charlotte (1778-1851). Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 10, 2004

"A unique life related with animation, admiration, and affection, but also faithfully and unfancifully. (16-page b&w photo insert, not seen)"
Perceptive biography of an aristocrat Scottish lady who broke social, political, and diplomatic ground. Read full book review >

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JOHN QUINCY ADAMS by Paul C. Nagel
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 5, 1997

"A finely detailed portrait of a wrongly neglected American statesman who was not a great president, but who was a great hero. (16 pages photos, not seen)"
A groundbreaking work on one of America's undeservedly neglected great figures that draws on John Quincy Adams's voluminous diaries. Read full book review >

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NO ENTRY by Edward A. Nagel
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 28, 1995

"Any comparison to the work of Harry Crews or Barry Hannah is strictly coincidental."
Like a skyrocket with no stars in it, this zany first novel about a wacked-out former Florida football star starts with a whoosh, only to fizzle out embarrassingly. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 25, 1998

"Perhaps Blixen must remain strangely unfathomable: a creature wrought in her own imagination and projected onto the page."
paper 0-9643893-9-8 A thorough if somewhat plodding biography. Read full book review >