Search Results: "Lincoln Schatz"


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THE NETWORK by Lincoln Schatz
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 11, 2012

"May find an audience with Beltway groupies but not much more."
Something gets lost in this analog "translation," as Chicago-based artist Schatz calls this book, of his monumental digital work in the permanent collection of the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, which goes on display in December 2012. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 2008

"A political memoir characterized by unremitting self-regard and precious little self-awareness."
Former Senator Chafee (R-RI) recounts bitterly partisan politics and his disaffection from the GOP. Read full book review >

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UPRIGHT BEASTS by Lincoln Michel
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 13, 2015

"A strong debut despite its unevenness."
Michel, an editor at Gigantic and Electric Literature, makes his fiction debut with a collection of stories—all restrained, all strange. Read full book review >

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THE THIRD GATE by Lincoln Child
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 12, 2012

"Think, a Dan Brown-ian adventure amongst Pharaohs ready with a pocket full of curses."
When setting out to investigate Near-Death Experiences, it's best to employ an "enigmalogist." Read full book review >

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TERMINAL FREEZE by Lincoln Child
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 24, 2009

"Child (Deep Storm, 2007, etc.) depicts his frigid setting with greater authority than his characters, diminishing his thriller's impact. Far from a classic, but a minor-league Jurassic."
Furry prehistoric beast thaws, then makes up for lost meals with human victims. Read full book review >

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PAISLEY MISCHIEF by Lincoln MacVeagh
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 24, 2014

"MacVeagh's satirical style is adequately smooth and somewhat amusing. Readers fascinated with the lifestyles of the very rich may enjoy a chuckle or two."
Ever wonder what goes on behind the closed doors of those exclusive gentleman's clubs populated by the Park Avenue elite? MacVeagh's comedy of manners reveals all as a candidate sets his sights on gaining acceptance to one such establishment. Read full book review >

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FULL WOLF MOON by Lincoln Child
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 16, 2017

"Mixing timeless legends of lycanthropy into a Jekyll-and-Hyde dynamic won't be everyone's cup of tea, but there's enough reading fun to while away an afternoon."
As he brings back his favorite "enigmalogist," Dr. Jeremy Logan, Child (The Third Gate, 2012, etc.) adds DNA manipulation to a prehistoric legend to create a very modern werewolf. Read full book review >

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EDDIE FITZ'S WAR by Elliot Schatz
Released: Dec. 7, 2012

"A well-written Vietnam-era novel that needs more character maturation."
A troubled teenager hitchhikes to an anti-war protest and experiences life on the road in this novel set during the Vietnam War era in America. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 17, 2008

"A respectful, intuitive approach to pain management."
Physical therapist and medical researcher Schatz outlines his gentle technique for chronic pain relief. Read full book review >

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THE EMPTY MIRROR by James Lincoln Collier
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2004

"Spooky and satisfying. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Prolific author Collier presents an odd and oddly compelling tale of a young boy haunted by a vengeful spirit and his own tragic past. Read full book review >

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THE GETTYSBURG ADDRESS by Abraham Lincoln
FRIENDS AND SCHOOL
Released: Sept. 1, 1995

The deliberate pace Lincoln's words acquire when spaced out in this powerful, somber book gloriously introduces the most famous speech in American history to a new generation and gives fresh meaning to those who have read and heard it before. Read full book review >

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THE LOST ISLAND by Douglas Preston
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 5, 2014

"Preston and Child keep an eye out for the legendary and introduce Cyclops, mystical humanoid, to stretch the boundaries of the action-adventure novel."
Preston and Child (Gideon's Sword, 2011, etc.) sail Gideon Crew into his third adventure for Effective Engineering Solutions, a "company specializing in failure analysis" that's the brainchild of Eli Glinn, a banged-up ex-military genius who pilots his enterprise from a power wheelchair. Read full book review >