Search Results: "Larry J. Daniel"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 1997

"Exhaustive but workmanlike, this will be of interest to academics and hard-core Civil War buffs. (maps, photos, not seen) (Book-of-the-Month Club/History Book Club selection)"
The first full-length history of this epic Civil War battle in two decades delivers Homeric gore minus the sweep and poetry. Read full book review >

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DANIEL LOWE
by Megan Labrise

A few months shy of his 60th birthday, Daniel Lowe’s publishing dreams came true—with a novel that proceeds from a nightmarish premise.

In All That’s Left to Tell, a mid-level American executive named Marc Laurent is held captive in Pakistan by two local guards. Each day he is blindfolded and an English-speaking woman, who identifies herself as “Josephine,” questions ...


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DANIEL SUAREZ
by Clayton Moore

Daniel Suarez finally made it to the future in his new novel, Change Agent, which Kirkus’ reviewer says is “...his most entertaining high-tech thriller yet.”

The author sometimes gets pegged as a science fiction author because his previous bestsellers—Daemon, Freedom, Kill Decision, and Influx—all revolve around technologies that are just around the corner. In Change Agent ...


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7 FANTASY BOOKS HEADING TO FILM AND TV
by John DeNardo

As readers, the idea of our favorite books being turned into film and television production frightens us and excites us. It's scary because so many things can go wrong that could result in – gasp! – an unfaithful adaptation. Yet that doesn't stop us from being excited because we get to re-experience the stories we love. Here are ...


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DAVID GARROW
by Gregory McNamee

Barack Obama has been portrayed as being many things over his life and political career. Some have thought him flippant, coasting by on charm and glibness. Others have thought him suspect. Admirers and detractors both have found him aloof, though very few have doubted the fact of his formidable intelligence.

And admirers and detractors alike have also found Barack Obama ...


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A REALLY GOOD SNOWMAN by Daniel J. Mahoney
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 17, 2005

"A well-crafted, low-key tale, more warming than a cup of steaming cider. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Mahoney again extols the benefits of cooperation, bringing back the animal cast from The Saturday Escape (2002) for a snowman-building contest in the park. Read full book review >

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JUAN RULFO
by Richard Z. Santos

Douglas Weatherford, translator of the first English-language version of Juan Rulfo’s second novel The Golden Cockerel, knows that Rulfo isn’t a household name. And Weatherford thinks that’s a tragedy.

“It’s important for English speaking readers, especially in the U.S., to discover Juan Rulfo. For some unfortunate reason he never reached the same acclaim as Jorge Luis Borges, Isabel Allende ...


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BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 29, 1993

"A complex tale lacking in narrative drive—but of interest for its Oresteian picture of a family bent on self-destruction. (Photos)"
Lackluster, overcomplicated chronicle of patricide and matricide in southern California. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 27, 2000

"Sets the heart a-racing. (8 pages b&w photos, not seen)"
A thrilling account of the US women's crew as it prepared to compete in the 1975 World Championships in rowing. Read full book review >

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Project GITMO: Resolution by Daniel J. Rich
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: March 2, 2015

"Fast, action-packed fantasy-adventure that's not too demanding."
In the second book of Rich's series, Airman Aaron Craymer is part of a strange and deadly group of soldiers: a black ops unit of vampires trained by the U.S. government. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 16, 1997

"Peter Pan succumbs gleefully to a toadstool."
A pleasantly campy, my-life-in-Elysium gardener's memoir. Read full book review >