Search Results: "Margaret I. Cuomo"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 2, 2012

"A harsh view of current efforts to battle cancer, certain to alarm patients and anger many researchers and clinicians."
Despite recent advances in the understanding of cancer at the molecular level, a radiologist argues that the war on cancer as presently waged is unwinnable. Read full book review >

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MOON DANCER by Margaret I. Rostkowski
FICTION
Released: June 1, 1995

"Despite those shortcomings, the book has a fresh and well- realized setting, and a sensitively handled romance between Max and Mira (no doubt about Mira's motivation there), and a spunky girl with strengths and interests of her own. (Fiction. 12+)"
Mira, 15, and older sister Jenny accompany their cousin Emily and her friend Max on a backpacking trip through a Utah canyon. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TRIAL BY WATER by George Cuomo
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 1993

"Readers hungry for a strong plot with credible characters and settings should fall upon Cuomo's novel and devour it."
Ten years after his last novel (Family Honor, 1983), Cuomo makes a welcome return with this meaty small-town suspense story that adroitly encompasses family solidarity, class tensions, and teenage culture. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 1995

"An odd mix of true crime and family history, but masterfully blended together. (16 pages b&w photos, not seen)"
A wonderfully absorbing look at the lives and careers of two very different cops who happen to be cousins: one a former New York City detective, the other a longtime firearms specialist and chief of a Suffolk County crime-scene outfit. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 11, 1994

"Perhaps Cuomo's future campaign committee will buy and distribute this book; it has little other purpose."
An odd, self-serving mix—part New York handbook, part explanation of recent state initiatives, part future campaign manifesto—from New York's governor (Diaries of Mario M. Cuomo, 1984). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Cycles of Intuition by I. Kostika
NON-FICTION
Released: June 10, 2015

"A business fable uses transition in a family-run company as a catalyst for analysis and insight."
A father and son evaluate the operations of their family business. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WHY LINCOLN MATTERS by Mario M. Cuomo
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 1, 2004

"Lively, Lefty, and—at times—laughable."
A former New York governor employs a sort of what-would-Jesus-do approach to viewing contemporary political issues through the eyes of Abraham Lincoln. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE MONOGAMY MYSTERY by John I. Cline
Released: Sept. 22, 2014

"Considered, considerate and engaging."
A Christian examination of monogamy. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 1, 2014

"Kertzer is unflinching and relentless in his exposure of the Vatican's shocking actions."
More deeply troubling revelations around Vatican collaboration with evil. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

REFLECTIONS OF A WINE MERCHANT by Neal I. Rosenthal
NON-FICTION
Released: May 7, 2008

"Exudes the supercilious attitude of a high-end sommelier who deigns to dispense superior wine wisdom."
A purveyor of fine wines offers his thoughts on the correct way to get the best reds and whites from Europe's cellars to New York's sellers. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 4, 2009

"Readers who persevere may find this intense mixture of science and psychoanalysis to their liking."
Odd, often difficult but mostly engrossing account of Carl Jung's treatment of physicist Wolfgang Pauli and their search for symbols that reveal universal secrets. Read full book review >