Search Results: "Michael B. Dorff"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 2014

"A provocative thesis couched in measured, scholarly language. Watch the editorial pages of Bloomberg News and the Wall Street Journal to see whether it catches on."
A carefully stated cri de guerre against "the current cult of leadership" that characterizes corporate culture—and leads to extraordinary paychecks.
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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 15, 2007

"Of considerable interest in that difficult time: well argued, and full of telling moments."
American involvement in Middle Eastern affairs is hardly new—and, writes historian Oren (Six Days of War, 2001, etc.), mostly "graced with good intentions." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

The Dreams by B. Michael Fee
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 6, 2013

"Fast-paced political drama featuring an array of characters rooted in well-researched science, which can at times be difficult to keep up with."
In Fee's debut novel, the future of the planet is in peril when all national leaders are unable to awaken from deep dreaming sleep. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

INCOGNOLIO by Michael B. Sussman
FICTION & LITERATURE

"An intriguing narrative exploration but one that's not always satisfying."
In this metafictional novel, a writer creates and shatters fictional worlds, hoping to liberate himself. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Oct. 10, 2011

"An informative travelogue of Bronze Age cultures and beliefs that could benefit from a more seamless blending of facts and fiction."
Millard's earnest novel offers a carefully researched tour of Bronze Age religions through the eyes of Tariel, a wanderer who is skeptical and searching. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 2001

"An extensively documented and compelling call for reform, and a direct challenge to the conventional free-market wisdom."
Katz (In the Shadow of the Poorhouse, not reviewed) offers a bleak vision of the state of America's economic health by examining the erosion of welfare benefits in the Information Age. Read full book review >

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AFTER THE RACE by Michael B Jones
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 14, 2014

"A gloomy, sometimes-alarming tale of alcoholism, one that questions whether a drunk can blame the drink or his own wickedness."
Jones' somber first novel is the story of a man whose alcoholism weighs on his own life and the lives of his family, particularly his teenage son. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 11, 2015

"Deftly written and well-presented; principals of any service firm will appreciate this treasure trove of useful intelligence for business improvement."
An in-depth study of what it takes to develop and maintain superior relationships with clients. Read full book review >

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MURDER AT THE PANIONIC GAMES by Michael B. Edwards
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2001

"As in more contemporary cozies, Bias spends too much time mulling over motive and alibi, but his wry perspective makes an otherwise conventional debut appealing."
How might a fanatic and nationalistic interest in athletics flourish even in a culture without corporate sponsorship? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 2001

"Careful and well documented: Oren (Senior Fellow/Shalem Center, Jerusalem) finds fault on all sides of the conflict, which is sure to earn him critics everywhere he turns. Essential reading for anyone seeking to understand the history of the troubled region."
A thoroughgoing analysis of the events that combusted 35 years ago to produce a maelstrom in the Middle East. Read full book review >