Search Results: "Mark S. Hamm"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 11, 1997

"Serviceable as a reconstruction of a national disaster, but it fails to substantiate the conspiracy theories that inform it. (illustrations, not seen)"
An academic's speculative take on the April 19, 1995, blast that leveled the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, killing 168 people (including 19 children) and injuring over 500 more. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 3, 2001

"Indeed, there's no reason to think that the mare's nest of associations between groups of the violent right is anything but humming along, which is enough to run a shiver of dread right up the spine."
Meticulous, if stiffly presented, probings into the activities of the Aryan Revolutionary Army—and their possible links to Timothy McVeigh. 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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6 BOOKS FOR EARLY 2017
by Ana Grilo

Who’s excited that 2016 is coming to an end soon? I know I am, and I already started wish-listing all the awesome-looking 2017 releases and preparing my challenges and goals for 2017. One of them is to continue my Time Travel Project (in which I read as many books featuring time travel as I can, old and new) and the ...


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BOOK REVIEW

Released: May 12, 2011

"Ten well-written tales that provide subtle insights into the Jewish experience."
Gadol's debut collection comprises 10 stories on various aspects of Jewish life. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LIVING BLACK by Mark S. Fleisher
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 24, 2015

"A brief, accessible academic study suitable for a general readership."
A cultural anthropology professor's intriguing story of the six years he spent observing the daily lives of poor blacks in a Midwestern ghetto. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHRISTMAS DAY IN THE MORNING by Pearl S. Buck
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2002

"Buck's sentimental but touching story memorably illustrates the value of a gift created with love, a gift like Buehner's. (illustrator's note) (Picture book. 6-9)"
This longer story by Nobel Laureate Buck, originally published in 1955, is presented for the first time as an illustrated work for children. Read full book review >

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THE MCVENTURES OF ME, MORGAN MCFACTOID by Mark S. Waxman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 5, 2016

"An antic-filled romp through the trials and tribulations of a young inventor's exciting life. (Fiction. 9-13)"
Morgan McCracken combats bullying by using his head instead of his fists. When this fails him, he runs. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 19, 1997

"Ditto for other cities contemplating the construction of a new stadium."
This dense and sometimes difficult financial analysis leads to easily understood and sensible conclusions about the business of sports. Read full book review >