Search Results: "Mark S. Mizruchi"


BOOK REVIEW

THE FRACTURING OF THE AMERICAN CORPORATE ELITE by Mark S. Mizruchi
NON-FICTION
Released: May 7, 2013

"Intriguing reading for an academic audience."
An expert in sociology and organizational methods challenges the view that business has too much influence on government. 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 >

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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 >

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Shaky Man by Mark S. Parker
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 15, 2015

"Earnest and bighearted but too pat overall."
Set in Texas in the 1960s, this YA novel teaches tolerance through the experiences of its young protagonist and narrator, "Tops" Parsley. Read full book review >

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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

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

NON-FICTION
Released: March 12, 2013

"A highly revealing study with global implications."
A compelling argument about the indispensable function of the modern liberal state as a bulwark for individual freedom against traditional kinship-based clan forms of social organization. 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 >

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: March 1, 2011

"This forgiving, intelligent look at raising smart children will help parents teach their kids that there's more to life than academic achievement."
Two psychologists offer a perceptive guide to help smart children succeed academically and socially. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: April 9, 2013

"A hopeful message that a sensible marriage of business and environmental interests is in the cards, which until now has mostly been trumped by shortsightedness."
Nature Conservancy president Tercek and science writer Adams explore the possibilities of the environmental movement joining with the business community to tap nature's capital, to the betterment of both. Read full book review >