Search Results: "Mike Proctor"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: Dec. 4, 2012

"A valuable source of facts and guidance on avoiding a frightening crime."
In this comprehensive self-help guide, Proctor (How to Stop a Stalker, 2003) offers tips on how to avoid being a victim of stalking. Read full book review >

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PLATO'S CAVE by Russell Proctor
Released: Dec. 28, 2012

"An intelligent, whimsical, nondogmatic roller coaster of a novel, which leaves it up to the reader to connect the dots."
A spirited, high-speed chase for answers when the ground rules of physicality morph overnight. Read full book review >

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The Sweden File by Alan Robert Proctor
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 4, 2015

"An inviting exchange of stories and ideas across two continents and half a tumultuous decade."
A conscientious objector flees enlistment in Vietnam by making a new life in Sweden in this posthumous autobiographical collection. Read full book review >

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LANDSLIDE by Minna Zallman Proctor
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 19, 2017

"Affecting stories told effectively, with all the complications involved in searching for truth."
Stories matter, memory is tricky, the past permeates us: these and other insights appear continually in a collection of interwoven personal essays. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 5, 2005

"Intelligent and intellectually provocative, though also respectful: a notable example of fine writing on religion."
A 60ish father's surprising desire to become an Episcopal priest catalyzes this thoughtful debut, an exploration of what constitutes a religious "calling" and what role faith plays in life. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 29, 1995

"Essential reading for anyone concerned with the debate on issues of public health and medical research."
Pulling no punches and dodging no controversy, Proctor dives into the politics of cancer research. Read full book review >

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POWER BORROWING by Sandra Fiebelkorn
Released: March 22, 1989

Despite the hyperbolic title, a down-to-earth guide to the provident employment of personal credit. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 9, 1996

"Interesting and sometimes inspiring, but omits too much to be the outstanding memoir it might have been. (16 pages b&w photos, not seen) (Literary Guild featured alternate; author tour)"
An African-American educator, political figure, and Baptist preacher recounts his life and times eloquently but too selectively. Read full book review >

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THE NAZI WAR ON CANCER by Robert N. Proctor
NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 1999

"Despite its shortcomings, an important, instructive book that expands our knowledge of the role medical researchers played in Hitler's Germany. (39 b&w illustrations)"
A fascinating look at German contributions to the study of cancer. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 18, 2003

"Vivid testimony to faith and the human spirit amidst chaos and daunting change."
A Vietnamese refugee movingly recalls her life during wartime, her escape, and her sometimes bumpy adjustment to life in the US. Read full book review >

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LOVE IN VAIN by Federigo Tozzi
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 24, 2001

"A first-class introduction to a wonderful writer."
A first English-language collection of 20 stories by an almost forgotten Italian writer (1883-1920), malcontent, fervent socialist, and effervescent romantic libertine. Read full book review >