Search Results: "Michael T. Kaufman"


BOOK REVIEW

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: Aug. 24, 1992

"A thorough and significant contribution to Civil War scholarship."
From rare-book dealer Parrish, an engaging and exhaustively researched biography of an important and intriguing, though rarely studied, Confederate leader. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

INVENTOR MCGREGOR by Kathleen T. Pelley
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 7, 2006

"The sprightly pastel drawings are as lighthearted as the text, which bursts with energy and inventiveness. (Picture book. 5-8)"
McGregor lives in a higgledy-piggledy house "with a cheery wife, five children, and a hen called Hattie." Read full book review >

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DEADLIEST ENEMY by Michael T. Osterholm
NON-FICTION
Released: March 14, 2017

"A well-rendered work of popular science. If you don't emerge from it as the neighborhood expert on the flu, you skipped a chapter or two. If you emerge unworried, you missed the point."
Think the Zika virus and Ebola are bad? As a renowned epidemiologist suggests, those are just previews of coming attractions. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

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 >

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 >