Search Results: "Michael T. Jacobs"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 4, 1991

A savvy, wide-ranging audit of the reasons American business is losing ground to Asian and European rivals, plus thoughtful prescriptions for retrieving the situation. Read full book review >

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THE ROBBER OF MEMORIES by Michael Jacobs
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 12, 2013

"A well-rendered travelogue and a profound excursion into what it means to remember and forget."
Tragedy stalks the periphery of an acclaimed travel writer's eerily hypnotic journey deep into the heart of Colombia's most mysterious river. Read full book review >

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THE BOY WHO LOVED MORNING by Shannon K. Jacobs
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1993

"Given the book's length and the subtlety of its ideas, best suited for children older than the usual picture-book crowd. (Picture book. 7-11)"
In an original story inspired by Native-American culture, a boy discovers that he can wake the dawn with his flutesongs. Read full book review >

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THE END GAMES by T. Michael Martin
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 7, 2013

"Even die-hard zombie fans will be hoping for an end to this game far sooner than it comes. (Horror. 14 & up)"
Seventeen-year-old Michael tries to shepherd his autistic 5-year-old half brother Patrick through a very real zombie apocalypse by pretending it's just a video game. Read full book review >

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I.M. PEI by Michael T. Cannell
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 1995

"All the same, Pei's public success makes for a great story, one that Cannell adroitly reports. (90 b&w photos, not seen)"
The lineaments of I.M. Pei's career emerge clearly in this skillfully composed biography, although the celebrated architect's private personality remains veiled. Read full book review >

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MR. FAHRENHEIT by T. Michael Martin
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 19, 2016

"Undercooked. (Science fiction. 12-16)"
Teens on the cusp of leaving their sleepy town shoot down a flying saucer. Read full book review >

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1968 by Michael T. Kaufman
HISTORY
Released: Dec. 17, 2008

Former New York Times reporter Kaufman reflects on the lead stories that made 1968 "a year like no other." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 10, 2004

"A persuasive argument and most timely case for coming up with another approach—now."
Forget clashes of civilizations and ideologies—the real war is about natural resources. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 2008

"A useful survey for students of energy, geopolitics and realpolitik."
A cheerless prognostication of a future driven by energy-acquisition battles that will prove especially gloomy for those who think that the price of gas is already too high. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 29, 1993

"The comprehensive text—which invites favorable comparison with works by John Keegan, Samuel Eliot Morison, and other giants of military history—is accompanied by maps and 70 photos (not seen)."
A vivid, nuanced, often witty log on the modern Navy. Read full book review >