Search Results: "Margaret B. Steele"


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Released: Nov. 1, 2011

"A must-own for fans of magic, Steele's book is a fun peek into the history of magic's golden age."
Steele assembles the long-lost memoirs of the "Queen of Magic," a once-famous, nearly forgotten female magician. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 5, 2000

"If such changes are not made, the authors insist, democratic society will collapse, as it always does when 'taxes fall most onerously on those least able to pay.'"
An altogether rare bird: a book meant for a popular audience that actually speaks kindly of the IRS. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: July 31, 2012

"Readers must cling to the hope that things are not as bad as the authors claim."
An angry attack on Washington and the wealthy, asserting that their alliance has distorted the economy, shrunk the middle class and enriched the already rich. Read full book review >

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Released: Feb. 28, 2008

"The hardened voice of experience, steely and honest."
L.A.'s South Central ghetto, reduced to cliché in a raft of books, movies and rap songs, is seen afresh in this harrowing yet hopeful memoir. Read full book review >

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MY TWO WORLDS by Sergio Chejfec
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 16, 2011

"A short but penetrating novel about coexisting in the material world and the world of thought."
During long walks through an unfamiliar Brazilian city, where he is attending a literary conference, an Argentine novelist free-associates on the nature of writing, memory, surroundings and human interaction. Read full book review >

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This book constitutes The Report of the President's Commission on the Status of Women and other publications of the Commission. Read full book review >

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APOLLO'S OUTCASTS by Allen Steele
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 6, 2012

"Awkward prose notwithstanding, this is for anyone who's gazed longingly upward. (Science fiction. 11-16)"
Despite prose weaknesses, this space adventure with spectacular settings demonstrates that sometimes you can't keep a good plot down. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 2, 2006

"Aims to provoke, but will appeal mainly to those already in the choir."
African-American conservative Steele (A Dream Deferred, 1998, etc.) charges guilty white liberals and their black enablers with unleashing a moral relativism that is corrupting America. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 5, 1998

"A contribution to that genre of political writing that appeals to those seeking arguments to buttress previously held policy preferences without promoting serious thought or improved public policy. (Book-of-the-Month Club alternate selection; author tour)"
A black conservative confidently explains the motivations of white liberals. Read full book review >

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Released: March 2, 2015

"Liberals will challenge Steele's conclusions, but the sincerity of his convictions seems beyond question."
A conservative analysis of political polarization and race relations in America, more thoughtful and less vitriolic than most volleys from either side. Read full book review >

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