Search Results: "Mark Mazower"


BOOK REVIEW

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: 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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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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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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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

LaRUE FOR MAYOR by Mark  Teague
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2008

"Though less an election-year primer than a tale for dog lovers of every breed, this merits a spot alongside Doreen Cronin's wickedly satiric Duck For President, illustrated by Betsy Lewin (2004) as a waggish take on the theme. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Giving fans even more reason to "Like Ike"—the dog, that is—Teague pits his irrepressible, letter-writing canine against "Law and Order" candidate Hugo Bugwort in a race for Mayor of Snort City. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MOVING HOUSE by Mark Siegel
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 27, 2011

"A stronger message and more coherent magic would have made this charming story even more appealing. (Picture book. 4-7)"
This contemporary eco-fable suffers from a lack of internal logic, but the positive message and attractive retro artwork may still find favor with progressive parents. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: April 13, 2010

"Bright, glossy and flawed; excellent idea, less-than-excellent execution. (Informational picture book. 6-10)"
This shiny, cheerful lesson has mixed success conveying concepts. Read full book review >