Search Results: "Mark Mazower"


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WHAT YOU DID NOT TELL by Mark Mazower
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 17, 2017

"A simultaneously sweeping and intimate family portrait."
A family's complicated past recounted in exacting detail. Read full book review >

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HITLER’S EMPIRE by Mark Mazower
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 22, 2008

"A tireless, immensely valuable reassessment of the entire Nazi edifice and its breakdown."
Astute, systematic study traces the roots of the Nazi obsession with a Greater Germany and its murderous, ultimately inept implementation across Europe. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 1999

"Well written, with an excellent grasp of sources in several languages, this is a landmark study for the general reader. (10 maps)"
A masterful account of Europe's cursed century. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 29, 2005

"History on a grand scale, with themes to match."
Engrossing study of a city that three cultures, religions and peoples can call home. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 17, 1993

"A grinding, horrific experience, intimately explored. (Seventy illustrations)"
Up-close, anecdotal look at the Nazi occupation in Greece, by Mazower (Modern History and International Relations/University of Essex). Read full book review >

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GOVERNING THE WORLD by Mark Mazower
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 17, 2012

"A well-articulated, meticulously supported study."
Mazower (History/Columbia Univ. Hitler's Empire: How the Nazis Ruled Europe, 2008, etc.) explores the evolution of internationalism. Read full book review >

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THE BALKANS by Mark Mazower
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 10, 2000

"A fascinating portrait, and a convincing analysis. (8 maps, chronology)"
A skillful navigation of the stormy seas of Balkan history. 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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BOOK REVIEW

LIZARD FROM THE PARK by Mark Pett
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 8, 2015

"As independent as Max and Ruby, as creative as purple-crayon-wielding Harold, and as dedicated a friend as Charlotte's Wilbur, Leonard will delight kids of all ages, regardless of habitat. (Picture book. 4-8)"
The tale of a sizable sidekick for one competent kid. Read full book review >

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AKIKO AND THE MISSING MISP by Mark Crilley
ADVENTURE
Released: Nov. 11, 2008

"Thanks to plenty of fill-in references to her previous adventures, new readers can easily delve into this installment, although most will likely seek out prior volumes to catch up on more of Akiko's intergalactic escapades. (art not seen) (Science fiction. 8-10)"
Now in sixth grade, spunky, pigtailed Akiko is back for her tenth Smoovian adventure. Read full book review >

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MIKI FALLS: SPRING by Mark Crilley
FICTION
Released: May 1, 2007

"A stark departure from Crilley's previous Akiko series, Miki Falls is a ruminative look at a love and a richly developed labyrinth of fantasy and secrets. (Graphic novel. 12-16)"
A young girl's journey into love evolves with the seasons in the stellar first volume of a quartet. Read full book review >

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DOOM MACHINE by Mark  Teague
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2009

"Though the author gives most of the active roles to the grown-ups, leaving Jack and his science-crazy new friend Isadora largely observers, his feeling for oddball characters and twists recalls Adam Rex's The True Meaning of Smekday (2007) and should draw the same audience. (Science fiction. 11-13)"
A small band of more-or-less ordinary Earth humans takes on a galactic empire in Teague's first full-blown novel (Funny Farm, 2009, etc.). Read full book review >