Search Results: "Leonard Atlas"


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WHAT’S HOLDING YOUR SALES BACK? by Peter Farkas
NON-FICTION
Released: April 13, 2017

"A tough, knowledgeable instruction manual that gets at the essentials of modern sales."
A straightforward, back-to-basics sales guide for the 21st century. Read full book review >

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PALACE OF LIGHT by Jacoba Atlas
Released: May 26, 1989

A stirring saga about early Hollywood and a star-crossed brother and sister. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 19, 1992

"An amiable handbook to the great debate: intelligent, personable, and informed, if not managing to become unusually cutting or deep."
From Atlas (Delmore Schwartz, 1977; The Great Pretender, 1986)—a slim, plain, and mainly sensible little guide to the crisis in the university. Read full book review >

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THE LOST SPELLS by Anderson Atlas
Released: June 2, 2009

"Loaded with commentary, word definitions and story expansions, this fantastic debut young adult novel is a fast-moving, magical, action-adventure story that unobtrusively passes along a few lessons on how to disengage from the virtual world and develop solid values."
A displaced 12-year-old finds magic and adventure right in his new backyard. Read full book review >

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MY LIFE IN THE MIDDLE AGES by James Atlas
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 3, 2005

"Arresting, thought-provoking, frightening, glorious."
Long-time literary journalist Atlas (Bellow, 2000, etc.) contemplates life and death in 11 poignant essays that chronicle the trials of growing older. Read full book review >

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THE SHADOW IN THE GARDEN by James Atlas
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 22, 2017

"A brutally honest examination of the biographical craft and a good companion piece to Richard Holmes' This Long Pursuit (2017)."
An illuminating account of a career as a biographer. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 9, 2006

"A work of cumulative, powerful impact: This author doesn't allow anyone, readers included, to evade life's tough questions."
Boxing commentator and former trainer Atlas describes a youth spent looking for love and recognition in all the wrong places, until he found it inside the ropes. Read full book review >

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THE GOLD HUNTER by Philip Atlas Clausen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 18, 2015

"An unusual gold-rush novel and atypical Western offers a hero's journey with plenty of action and savagery incongruously spiked with a glittering vein of symbols and stories drawn from diverse myths."
A series opener delivers a tale of gold fever and destiny in the Old West. Read full book review >

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The Black Butterfly Woman by Philip Atlas Clausen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 11, 2013

"Deftly written, this entertaining novel is both expansive and insightful."
In his first novel, Clausen tells the gripping story of psychological traumas that lead a soldier to volunteer for the dirtiest work in Vietnam. Read full book review >

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BECOMING BACH by Tom Leonard
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 28, 2017

"An imaginative look at what sparked a musical genius.(Picture book/biography. 4-8)"
Johann Sebastian Bach's early years come to life in a delightful salute to the 17th-century German composer. Read full book review >