Search Results: "Lawrence D. Rosenblum"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 22, 2010

"Rosenblum's enthusiasm is contagious and his prose accessible, and he is mostly successful in explaining massive amounts of information about sensory abilities we take for granted."
An eye-opening look at the mechanics of sight, hearing, smell, taste and touch. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 26, 1998

"Tributes to those still living run the risk of grandiosity, to which the long collection sometimes succumbs; all but fervent admirers of Kramer's should read selectively."
A diverse group of writers, academics, physicians, and social activists reflect, with varying levels of insight and eloquence, on the career of playwright and AIDS provocator Larry Kramer. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 1993

"A lively, thoughtful call to bridge the information gaps that make the world a more dangerous place than it need be."
Having filed dispatches from more than 150 countries in the course of a lengthy career with the AP, Rosenblum (Back Home, 1989, etc.) developed some strong opinions on the state of the news business. Read full book review >

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FUGITIVE X by Gregg Rosenblum
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Jan. 7, 2014

"Devised by the minds behind 24 and Homeland, can a TV series be far behind? A sequel isn't. (Science fiction. 12-16)"
Can Kevin, Nick and Cass survive apart in a robot-controlled world? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 14, 2017

"An inspiring model for coalition-building."
A veteran (30-plus years) labor organizer tells the story of the Seattle-Tacoma area's successful $15-per-hour minimum wage campaign and looks forward to a future revival of the labor movement. Read full book review >

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HABITATS by Constance Rosenblum
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 2013

"Some intriguing stories better read the way newspaper columns are published—one at a time—than as an extended series in one sitting."
A collection of recent newspaper columns on the homes of New York residents illuminates the ways in which the city has (and hasn't) changed. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 15, 1993

"Poignant recollections of one physician's long experience in listening to what people with cancer say—and don't say."
``Listening is the hardest work I do,'' says Rosenblum, a Maryland oncologist. Read full book review >

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REVOLUTION 19 by Gregg Rosenblum
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Jan. 8, 2013

"Robot apocalypse done right—sequels can't come fast enough. (Science fiction. 12 & up)"
In 2051, the robot soldiers stopped fighting; the next day they took over the world. Read full book review >

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AFTERLOVE by Robert Rosenblum
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 4, 2003

"Trite and stilted soap opera, from the author of Cover Stories (1979), etc."
Grieving gal seeks solace with sinewy psychic. Read full book review >

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SYNTHESIS by Mary Rosenblum
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 15, 1996

"Pleasingly crafted work from the author of the paperback The Stone Garden, etc., but with few sharp edges, showing little determination to press ahead into the unknown."
A first collection of nine tales, 199095, all originally published in Asimov's Science Fiction or its predecessor magazine, set against the common near-future backdrop of a hard-driven information society beset by a climatic change that has turned the western US into desert, water being gotten from icebergs towed up from the Antarctic. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2007

"Well-intentioned but a chore."
An outraged screed against dissembling politicians, a benumbed public and a corporatized media that enables both. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 2000

"Highly satisfying."
A clear-eyed, affectionate exploration of traditional cuisine's place in the culture and politics of an ever-changing France. Read full book review >