Search Results: "Mell Lazarus"


BOOK REVIEW

Free of Malice by Liz Lazarus
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 25, 2015

"Not quite Gone; a thriller that works best as a legal exercise. "
After a woman is attacked in her own home, she struggles to return to her "before" life in this cathartic and empowering suspense thriller. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 6, 1991

"A valuable, well-informed contribution to the legal view of Native American history, despite necessary doubts about the author's impartiality, as when the relationship between his father and the Sioux went sour."
A provocative, complex reexamination of the trail of broken promises marking historical relations between the US and the once- mighty Sioux nation, and the book debut of attorney/historian Lazarus, whose father met with substantial success after representing tribal interests in the federal judiciary for 20-odd years. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"Lazarus' solid, unflashy reporting is celebratory without being worshipful, and his study of what made a winning Washington team click will inspire both nostalgia and yearning among fans."
Hail to the…well, Washington, back in the days when its football team's management made better decisions and its players turned in better results. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 1998

"This memoir's revelations—based on reporting as well as personal experience—may obscure its less controversial but more thoughtful analysis of the Rehnquist Court's poisonous 'politics of certainty.' (8 pages b&w photos, not seen)"
Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes's tart description of Supreme Court deliberations—"nine scorpions in a bottle"—has seldom seemed more apt than in this scathing tell-all screed about the Rehnquist Court from Lazarus (Black Hills/White Justice, 1991), now an L.A. federal prosecutor. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 1994

"For the most part a helpful, clearly written user's guide to the human emotions."
A compelling argument that ``far from being irrational, the emotions have a logic of their own,'' and some advice on how to identify and change counterproductive emotional patterns. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

IT'S ALL ABOUT LIFE by Harvey E. Lazarus
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

"A memoir full of practical, bracing advice, drawn from the author's business savvy and personal tragedies."
A pharmacist-turned-financial-consultant shares personal and professional challenges, as well as key life lessons, in his debut memoir. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 19, 2015

"One of those books you can't put down, don't want to finish, and won't soon forget."
Beguiled at an early age by the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Dean (English/Univ. of Tennessee; The Time It Takes to Fall, 2007) deftly chronicles the history of American spaceflight and what the end of the space program means for American culture.Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE TIME IT TAKES TO FALL by Margaret Lazarus Dean
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 6, 2007

"An accomplished first novel about the American family."
Affecting, original debut about a girl's coming of age, set against the backdrop of the NASA space-shuttle program. Read full book review >