Search Results: "Mardi Horowitz"


BOOK REVIEW

HOROWITZ by Harold C. Schonberg
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 1992

The former senior music critic for The New York Times details the career of legendary pianist Vladimir Horowitz (1902-89), who has been the subject of a previous biography (Glenn Plaskin's Horowitz, 1983) as well as of a volume of personal memoirs (David Dubal's Evenings with Horowitz, 1991—not reviewed). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: May 17, 2012

"A stint on Horowitz's proverbial couch promises hearty rewards at a fraction of the price."
Psychoanalyst Horowitz (Psychiatry/UCSF, Stress Response Syndromes, 2011, etc.) provides a crash course in understanding the true nature of the self, from defining and redefining identity and building harmonious relationships to identifying destructive behavioral patterns and discarding bad habits. Read full book review >

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BLOODY HOROWITZ by Anthony Horowitz
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"Fans of the previous collections will be right at home. (Horror/short stories. 9-13)"
The creator of Alex Rider follows his two Horowitz Horror anthologies with a new collection of 14 bloody stories. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MARDI GRAS! by Suzanne M. Coil
NONFICTION
Released: Jan. 30, 1994

"Index. (Nonfiction. 7+)"
Bright with color photos of floats and costumed celebrants, a straightforward description of the New Orleans festival's origins and history and how the modern ``krewes'' all year prepare for the pre-Lent celebration, especially for the many parades between Twelfth Night and Ash Wednesday. Read full book review >

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DINOSAUR MARDI GRAS by Dianne de Las Casas
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2012

"Unfortunately, quality titles about Mardi Gras for young readers are scarce, and this one doesn't fit the bill. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Wedding two topics with kid appeal—in this case dinosaurs and Mardi Gras—does not always result in a winning combination. Read full book review >

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THE MARDI GRAS MURDERS by ARNOLD KANE
MYSTERY THRILLER

"An old-fashioned, over-the-top crime novel for readers who think they don't make them like they used to."
Kane offers a suspense novel that begins with a scene straight out of a classic noir movie. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ON MARDI GRAS DAY by Fatima Shaik
Released: Jan. 1, 1999

"Shaik's narrative is deliberately child-centered, offering an insider's view of the day but not quite succeeding in beckoning newcomers to it. (Picture book. 4-8)"
It is dawn on a day of street parties, and children are donning minimalist costumes (an underwater mask for a deep-sea diver, a cowboy hat to evoke a cowboy) so that "even those who love us must guess our identities." Read full book review >

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HOROWITZ AND MRS. WASHINGTON by Henry Denker
Released: Aug. 22, 1979

"Denker has stewed up two stereotypes into familiar applesauce—based on the best of intentions, perhaps, but mush just the same."
Guess who's coming to nurse that bigoted old Jewish sour pickle, the widower Horowitz, a 70-year-old heart patient? Read full book review >

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Mardi Gras Madness by Ken Mask
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 19, 2014

"Jazz-beat crime fiction that riffs on Big Easy flavor at the expense of a fully coherent plot."
Private investigator Luke Jacobs exposes a chilling corporate conspiracy while seeking to free a jailed lawyer friend in this latest installment of a New Orleans mystery series by Mask (The French Quarter, 2013, etc.). Read full book review >

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MARDI GRAS MAMBO by Greg Herren
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2006

"Loopy whodunit that rises or falls on the reader's affinity for Scotty."
A ménage à trois of gay private eyes shelves their decadence plans to solve a Carnival murder puzzle. Read full book review >