Search Results: "Miles J. Unger"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 2008

"A welcome addition to the body of Medici literature."
An affectionate portrayal of the Renaissance statesman with a penchant for art and poetry. Read full book review >

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MICHELANGELO by Miles J. Unger
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 22, 2014

"Unger's edged prose shows us a clear Michelangelo emerging from the stone of history."
Art historian and journalist Unger (Machiavelli, 2011, etc.) organizes his life of Michelangelo by focusing on six masterpieces of varying media that compose the pillars of his creative life. Read full book review >

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MACHIAVELLI by Miles J. Unger
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 14, 2011

"Lively, well-researched portrait of a master political strategist."
The story of the obscure civil servant who became the world's most famous cynic. Read full book review >

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THE RED HUNTER by Lisa Unger
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 25, 2017

"All twisty and turny and the things this genre should be, but the ending's entirely predictable."
Two women whose lives are connected by a deadly old house embark on a collision course in Unger's latest thriller. Read full book review >

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IN THE BLOOD by Lisa Unger
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 7, 2014

"Another scary winner from an accomplished pro."
The Hollows is once again a poor choice for someone trying to keep a secret in this latest thriller from best-selling author Unger (Heartbroken, 2012, etc.). Read full book review >

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BEAUTIFUL LIES by Lisa Unger
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 18, 2006

"Cleverly handled suspense for chick-lit readers."
A cozy, personable debut about a young New York City journalist who inadvertently begins to unravel her own identity. Read full book review >

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FRAGILE by Lisa Unger
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 4, 2010

"Cleverly plotted and emotionally engaging."
Several decades of small-town misdeeds come to light in Unger's latest thriller (Die for You, 2009, etc.). Read full book review >

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LIFE IN THE DAMN TROPICS by David Unger
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2001

"With echoes of Mordecai Richler's antiheroic tales of urban Jewish life, Unger's downbeat exploration suggests that though success at the price of collaboration with evil is no success, when you meet the love of your life, you might as well live."
Despairing debut about the Jewish experience in 20th-century Central America that, though enlivened by innocent eroticism and comic absurdity, finds little to love in a sunny fool's paradise. Read full book review >

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DARKNESS, MY OLD FRIEND by Lisa Unger
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 2, 2011

"Sure to be another hit with Unger fans."
Unger (Fragile, 2010, etc) resurrects characters from a previous novel and continues their journeys in this latest angsty thriller. Read full book review >

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WORKING FIRE by Zac Unger
Released: March 8, 2004

"Full of rare insights on one of the toughest jobs anyone has to do."
All the critical stuff Hollywood never had time to tell you in special-effects epics like Backdraft. Read full book review >

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LOOKING FOR WAR by Douglas Unger
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 17, 2004

"A disappointing mishmash of a first collection (from the author of four novels, most recently Voices From Silence, 1995)."
The past lies heavy on these eight stories: old wars, old deceptions, old childhood traumas. Read full book review >