Search Results: "Mike Horn"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 1, 2007

"Adventure extremists everywhere will be grateful for this vivid depiction of a one-of-a-kind quest."
A seasoned trailblazer's intrepid trek across the Arctic tundra. Read full book review >

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TAKING THINGS SLOW WITH ADAM RAPP
by Julie Danielson

Adam Rapp is no stranger to the arts. He is a novelist, playwright, film director, screenwriter, and musician. He is a Pulitzer Prize finalist (2005’s play, Red Light Winter), and his young adult novel Punkzilla was awarded a 2010 Printz Honor. Kirkus reviewers over the years have noted his talents in “pushing the boundaries of fiction for teens,”as well ...


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ALL OTHER NIGHTS by Dara Horn
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2009

"Turgid and meandering."
Horn (The World to Come, 2006, etc.) details the adventures of a young Jewish spy for the Union. Read full book review >

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Released: Jan. 13, 1998

"That Horn is able to capture this conclusion in this scene and throughout Cyberville is a testament to the book's strength. (First serial to Self)"
A fresh look at cyberspace from an entrepreneur's point of view that removes the tech talk and looks instead at community-building. Read full book review >

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IT'S A MINEFIELD by Robert Horn
NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 18, 2015

"A damning account of the mining industry and a rousing call for its reform."
Horn reveals the troubling truths of the mining industry in this insider's account. Read full book review >

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THE FAIREST AMONG WOMEN by Shifra Horn
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2001

"A lively tale of magical realism that occasionally stumbles in attempting to wow you, offering a rather superficial analysis of its hero. Still, an entertaining folly."
Birth, death, three husbands, eight children, and a few grumpy ghosts are just some of the details in the grand life of Rosa, courtesy of Israeli novelist Horn (Four Mothers, 1999, etc.). Read full book review >

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Another Man's Life by Steven W. Horn
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 28, 2011

"A moving first effort that starkly examines the scars of war on its unwitting pawns."
A memorable debut novel about a life colored by regret and grasping for redemption. Read full book review >

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FOUR MOTHERS by Shifra Horn
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 1999

"Though its credibility is vitiated by more than a few too many melodramatic crises, this is a lively, reader-friendly tale effectively flavored with atmospheric detail and fascinating chunks of Israeli folklore and myth."
This fervent first novel, set in Jerusalem, traces the experiences and emotions of five generations of women "cursed" by the disappearances of their husbands after they've borne daughters. Read full book review >

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Living Well by Greg Horn
NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 11, 2016

"A refreshing look at wellness from a big-picture perspective."
In this self-help guide, pillars of wellness replace quick fixes while illustrating a holistic approach to health. Read full book review >

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IN HER DEFENSE by Stephen Horn
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 7, 2000

A burned-out attorney, a beguilingly suspicious client, an impossible case—looks like it's time for another battle-of-the- century legal thriller. Read full book review >

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A GUIDE FOR THE PERPLEXED by Dara Horn
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 9, 2013

"A work marked by brilliant conceits and clever plotting."
Horn (All Other Nights, 2009, etc.) is nothing if not ambitious in concocting this stew of Middle East politics, computer sci-fi, Jewish philosophy and romantic melodrama about a Jewish techno-entrepreneur taken hostage in post-Mubarak Egypt. Read full book review >