Search Results: "Linda Lambert"


BOOK REVIEW

THE CAIRO CODEX by Linda Lambert
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 6, 2013

"An often engaging thriller/romance, and a smart evocation of modern Egypt."
Athriller/romance that intertwines a story of a young anthropologist in modern-day Cairo with that of a few crucial years in the life of Jesus Christ's family. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LITTLE WHY by Jonny Lambert
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2016

"Bright and reassuring…and if Kipling's wordplay is better, at least there's no spanking here. (Picture book. 4-6)"
A small and wandering elephant finds out why it's a good idea to stay in line with its bigger kin. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE GREAT AAA-OOO! by Jonny Lambert
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2016

"Shout along with the animals in the forest in an entertaining who-said-it tale. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Who or what is making that frightful noise in the night and keeping the animals awake? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 1993

"Index. (Nonfiction. 5+)"
Outstanding color illustrations on every page make this oversized volume a browsers delight and a bargain at the price. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MAINLY ABOUT LINDSAY ANDERSON by Gavin Lambert
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 28, 2000

"Like a good detective, Lambert manages to uncover the salient clues to personality, creativity, and enduring friendship—in a business not known for long alliances. (55 b&w photos)"
An ambitious biography of the well-respected British film and theater director, told by his close friend Lambert (Nazimova, 1997, etc.). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GHOSTTOWN by Mercedes Lambert
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 15, 2007

"Michael Connelly's foreword and the biographical afterword by Lambert's friend Lucas Crown make it clear that her last testament is haunted in more ways than one."
A final go-round for scrappy subsistence-level L.A. lawyer Whitney Logan and her ex-prostitute secretary Lupe Ramos (Soultown, 1996, etc.). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Vindicta by Bret Lambert
FICTION & LITERATURE

"Diverting escapist entertainment about a valuable hostage that sets up the last installment of a trilogy."
An anti-terrorist organization leaps into action when its nemesis kidnaps the president of the United States in this sequel. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 24, 1999

"But it probably won't."
Revisionist history confronts revisionist history as the author debunks the conspiracy theory surrounding the assassination of John Kennedy that persists to this day. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NAZIMOVA by Gavin Lambert
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 28, 1997

"The woman who brought Ibsen and Chekhov to large American audiences deserves a more thoughtful biography than this. (120 photos, not seen)"
Hollywood historian Lambert (Norma Shearer, 1990, etc.) covers the basics but scants the artistry of the great Russian-born actress (18791945). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 17, 1998

"Lambert might have offered that chance, but inexplicably, he fails to ply his obvious talent."
Fragments of good rowing material peek through this otherwise bloated fusion of pop philosophy and inspirational drivel from Lambert (an editor at Harvard magazine). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 12, 2004

"Possessing a certain charm, but missing a lot of pieces. (Photos throughout)"
Curious and evocative fragments of autobiography by boulevardier and screenwriter Moffat, gathered and embellished by Lambert (Natalie Wood, 2004, etc.). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SHADOW WORK by Craig Lambert
NON-FICTION
Released: May 12, 2015

"An appealingly different view of employment based on what people actually do and not just statistics."
Former Harvard Magazine deputy editor Lambert (Mind Over Water: Lessons on Life from the Art of Rowing, 1999) reviews the effects on the labor force of practices such as self-checkouts at grocery stores and how they are reducing the availability of entry-level jobs.Read full book review >