Search Results: "Mark Green"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 2006

"A compendium of talking points for the midterm, tetchy without being shrill."
"Hillary Clinton and Tom Paine vs. Ayn Rand and Robinson Crusoe." So Democratic politico Green summarizes the current political scene in this brightly written polemic. Read full book review >

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CHRISTENDOM DESTROYED by Mark Greengrass
NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 2, 2014

"A tour de force of scholarship that begins with a gradual and accessible buildup and then descends, like the century, into a convulsion of dynastic entanglements."
Greengrass (Emeritus, Early Modern History/Univ. of Sheffield; Living with Religious Diversity in Early Modern Europe, 2009, etc.) reaches deeply behind the early myth of a united Europe.Read full book review >

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BRIGHT, INFINITE FUTURE by Mark Green
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 3, 2016

"In the race between 'hope and hate,' Green's informative historical memoir shows him to be firmly on the side of hope for America."
A memoir that offers reasons for optimism about America's political future. Read full book review >

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VERDICTS ON LAWYERS by Mark Green
Released: Feb. 1, 1975

"A book to make you angry and also reassure you with its advocacy."
The Nader imprimatur is a sure sign of a necessary muckrake, with the accent on public responsibility, and in the aftermath of Watergate, disillusionment with these knaves who have a license to steal—the members of the legal profession—is at an all time high. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 9, 2004

"Carefully researched and plenty passionate: a veritable bible for Bush-bashers."
A latter-day doomsday catalogue of the sins, errors, and perhaps even crimes of the sitting president. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

AMAZON DIARY by Hudson Talbott
FICTION
Released: Sept. 10, 1996

"In a book crafted with the goal of teaching respect for other cultures, the blond-hero-who-drops-out-of-the-sky-and- saves-the-day-with-technology ending is patronizing and hard to swallow. (Picture book. 7+)"
Subtitled ``The Jungle Adventures of Alex Winters,'' this is a slice of the fictitious life of sixth grader Alex Winters, who details his trip to the Amazon through a handwritten journal that includes his scribblings, snapshots, and drawings. Read full book review >

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MARK SUNDEEN
by Megan Labrise

Writing about the simple life proved anything but for immersive journalist Mark Sundeen.

His original manuscript—an unadorned account of three couples who, in varying ways, have opted out of everyday American consumerism—was accepted and revised when he withdrew it from publisher Riverhead Books.

“I had a close friend read it, call me, and say, I stopped reading at page 175 ...


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WHEN CHAOS REIGNS
by Julie Danielson

As I’ve said many times here at Kirkus, I love to follow picture book imports, and one thing I appreciate about them is the amount of chaos they’re willing to let in. If you live in America and primarily write about picture books from this country, as I do, along comes an import, and it’s often an altogether different beast ...


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BOOK REVIEW

CORPORATE POWER IN AMERICA by Mark J. Green
Released: Jan. 1, 1972

"Nader above), this lacks the intensity of recent similar works like Heilbroner's In the Name of Corporate Profit (p. 235) and the proposed remedies are either stale or too soulful for the soulless."
Many years ago H. G. Wells wrote "It is not creative minds that produce revolutions, but the obstinate conservation of established authority," a sentiment that can serve as the text for this proficient if rather stereotyped critique of contemporary American corporate power. Read full book review >

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HOW TO MAKE FRIENDS WITH A GHOST by Rebecca Green
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 5, 2017

"A solid guidebook to shelve with similar tomes on caring for monsters, trolls, fairies, dragons, and the like. (Picture book. 5-9)"
Green's picture-book debut is a guidebook that will be useful for anyone lucky enough to meet a ghost. Read full book review >

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LOST BOY by Tim Green
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 3, 2015

"Those who appreciate consistency are the most likely to welcome Green's latest. (Fiction. 10-13)"
Life for Ryder and his mother isn't perfect, but they manage by facing the world together, until a freak accident leaves Ryder alone with a lot of problems. Read full book review >

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KILLER WITHIN by S.E. Green
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 19, 2015

"The twists keep turning right up to the blood-soaked ending in this satisfying thriller. (Thriller. 12-18)"
This sequel to Killer Instinct (2014), about a teenage serial killer, amps up the suspense.Read full book review >