Search Results: "Kim Noble"


BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 2012

"The main question is whether Noble was better served in the mental health system, or outside of it, and the answers she reaches trying to grow into adulthood and motherhood are at once jarring and deeply moving."
Noble's story of living with dissociative identity disorder and of being misdiagnosed, misunderstood and adrift in society. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NOBLE CHASE by Michael Rudolph
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 19, 2016

"A dandy debut novel featuring lawyers with both integrity and nautical skills."
A fast-moving legal thriller that's resolved on the high seas instead of in a courtroom. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 2004

"An entertaining introduction to Bordeaux, though little of it is new. (23 illustrations, 1 map)"
Wall Street Journal wine columnist Echikson explores the return of quality to Bordeaux over the past 20 years, as well as the economic flat-lining that will put a check on the recovery. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 5, 2013

"More than two-thirds of this rehabilitative work is a fascinating, accessible study of a little-known people."
A cultural anthropologist defends his deeply engaged lifetime of work with the Amazon Indians. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NOBLE NORFLEET by Reynolds Price
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 18, 2002

"An ultimately unknowable hero in extreme and hopeless situations makes a tough read for non-pessimists."
A modern master takes a gloomy look at the damage wrought by mental illness. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NOBLE WARRIOR by Alan Lawrence Sitomer
YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 21, 2015

"A sequel that destroys the goodwill established by its predecessor. (Thriller. 12-16)"
A teenage mixed martial arts genius works covert ops for the U.S. government. Read full book review >

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NOBLE LIES by Charles Benoit
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"A tense and efficient cat-and-mouse mystery from Benoit (Relative Danger, 2004, etc.), with liberal doses of exotic local color."
In post-tsunami Thailand, the search for a missing American runs afoul of a local gangster. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NOBLE LIES by Charles Benoit
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"A tense and efficient cat-and-mouse mystery from Benoit (Relative Danger, 2004, etc.), with liberal doses of exotic local color."
In post-tsunami Thailand, the search for a missing American runs afoul of a local gangster. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 7, 2002

"Brisk, bouncy, elastic, and exciting."
A fresh, frisky, and funny bio cum industrial history featuring the stereotypical monomaniacal inventor who ignores public opinion and the disdain of family and friends and lives long enough to enjoy seeing them all dine on substantial portions of crow. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NOBLE ROT by Will Harriss
Released: April 20, 1993

"Add a plus for wine buffs."
In Harriss's third (Timor Mortis, 1986; The Bay Psalm Book Murder, 1983), Vinnie Letessier, after playing his way through college and an inherited fortune, finds refuge with his uncle Francis, beleaguered owner of a winery in Napa Valley. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NOBLE HOUSE by James Clavell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 30, 1981

There's nothing wrong with Clavell's new "Asian Saga" novel that cutting 900 pages wouldn't fix. Read full book review >