Search Results: "Michael T. Osterholm"


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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 >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 19, 2000

"A sobering exposé; required reading for anyone concerned with the state of our medical preparedness."
Worries over domestic terrorism rarely extend to biological weapons; if the authors are correct, that may be a fatal mistake. 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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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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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 >

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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 >

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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 >

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Released: March 1, 2017

"A surprisingly relevant and thorough look at why tithing may not be a legitimate choice for churches and for Christians."
A comprehensive refutation of the modern concept of tithing. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 13, 2012

"Though occasionally repetitive, the book is a provocative, important addition to the literature of resource issues."
A reasoned discussion exploring a chilling phenomenon: the increasingly competitive and potentially dangerous rivalry for Earth's diminishing natural resources. Read full book review >