Search Results: "Mark Miller"


BOOK REVIEW

PAIN DON'T HURT by Mark Miller
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 15, 2014

"Miller's tough-but-sensitive narrative voice is a force to be reckoned with."
Rough-and-tumble, survival-of-the-fittest memoir from world-class kickboxer Miller. Read full book review >

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MARY MILLER
by Stephanie Buschardt

Despite its title, there’s not a lot of happiness going around in Mary Miller’s new collection, Always Happy Hour. “There is nothing more disgusting, really, than people enjoying themselves so thoroughly when you’re miserable,” writes Miller in the book’s opening story, a rather grim yet appropriate introduction to the morbid hilarity that’s to come in the following pages. More ...


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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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CONFESSIONS OF A BASEBALL PURIST by Jon Miller
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 6, 1998

"Otherwise, purists and other fans might feel they—ve been underestimated, if not sold short."
Play-by-play man for ESPN's highly successful Sunday Night Baseball, Miller, with Baltimore Sun reporter Hayman, has slapped together a casual record of his career and a friendly look at the game's recent history as seen from the press box. Read full book review >

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MARGARASH by Mark Riddle
by Mark Riddle, illustrated by Tim Miller
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 29, 2016

"A sweet tale of a mutual passion and an unlikely friendship. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A young boy's misguided dismissal of legend lands him in the clutches of the possessive Margarash. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 2005

"A fascinating catalogue of impeachable offenses and prosecutable crimes. Is Miller right? Stay tuned."
Media-studies maven and dedicated Bush detractor Miller (Cruel and Unusual, 2004) argues that moving on and getting over it are exactly the wrong things to do. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 23, 2004

"It adds up to a nicely juicy rant—but not much more—some of the details of which may come as news to some readers."
"I will use our military as a last resort, and our first resort." Thus spake Dubya—and Miller saw red. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 1, 2000

"The candid immediacy of Campbell's words will delight every student of the Civil War."
Our insatiable interest in the Civil War has birthed another published soldier's diary, this one unusually readable and absorbing. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 5, 2004

"Unfounded, partial, and chauvinistic, without an ounce of cultural-relativist baggage or Cartesian logic. Which is to say: très drôle if you're in the right mood, and très stupide if you're not."
Here you thought the bad guys were hanging out in Pyongyang and Peshawar, when it turns out they're all in Paris. Read full book review >

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2016 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE FOR SCIENCE FICTION, FANTASY & HORROR FANS (PART 1)
by John DeNardo

The holidays are approaching, which means it's time for family & friends, egg nog, and the annual panic of deciding what gifts to buy. But fear not! I'm here to offer up a tempting selection of gift ideas for the science fiction, fantasy, and horror fans on your gift list. 

For fans who are avid fiction readers ...


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BOOK REVIEW

RELIGION
Released: Oct. 1, 2011

"Attractively designed and handsomely illustrated, this informative text introduces teens to many intriguing angles on a high-interest topic that should inspire many to further explore the subject. (chronology, glossary, bibliography, further reading, index) (Nonfiction. 12-16)"
Will the world end in a bang or a whimper? Unless pre-empted by human-induced disaster or one of many scientifically possible catastrophic scenarios, life on Earth will end a billion years from now in a sizzle. Read full book review >

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CAPTAIN BARNACLE’S AQUARIUM by Edward  Miller
ADVENTURE
Released: June 1, 2006

"Trying too hard, this ends up just a bewildering mix; steer young readers instead to more conventional tours like Aliki's My Visit to the Aquarium (1993). (pirate glossary) (Picture book/nonfiction. 5-7)"
Dropping in and out of lecture mode—"Here you'll see countless species of fish. Read full book review >