Search Results: "Mitch Horowitz"


BOOK REVIEW

HOROWITZ by Harold C. Schonberg
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 1992

The former senior music critic for The New York Times details the career of legendary pianist Vladimir Horowitz (1902-89), who has been the subject of a previous biography (Glenn Plaskin's Horowitz, 1983) as well as of a volume of personal memoirs (David Dubal's Evenings with Horowitz, 1991—not reviewed). Read full book review >

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ONE SIMPLE IDEA by Mitch Horowitz
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 7, 2014

"A historically rich analysis of an idea that is older than many may think."
The evolution of the positive-thinking movement. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 15, 2009

"A hodgepodge of theocracy and occultism."
Haphazardly assembled history on the genesis of spirituality and mysticism and its impact on American culture. Read full book review >

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BLOODY HOROWITZ by Anthony Horowitz
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"Fans of the previous collections will be right at home. (Horror/short stories. 9-13)"
The creator of Alex Rider follows his two Horowitz Horror anthologies with a new collection of 14 bloody stories. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MITCH AND AMY by Alan Tiegreen
FICTION
Released: Feb. 22, 1967

"Amy conquers multiplication and Mitch advances to Wild Bill Hickok —a successful future seems assured."
It's twins this time at Mrs. Cleary's—nine years old and doing fine, thank you, after a slow start. Read full book review >

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HOROWITZ AND MRS. WASHINGTON by Henry Denker
Released: Aug. 22, 1979

"Denker has stewed up two stereotypes into familiar applesauce—based on the best of intentions, perhaps, but mush just the same."
Guess who's coming to nurse that bigoted old Jewish sour pickle, the widower Horowitz, a 70-year-old heart patient? Read full book review >

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MRS. WASHINGTON AND HOROWITZ, TOO by Henry Denker
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 26, 1993

"Denker a chance to shoot from the hip), streams of sentiment, and—though the volunteer work with newborns is an interesting, valuable subject- -overladen with a sticky sweetness that would drive Miss Daisy crazy."
A heartwarmer on the way to heartburn—in a sucrose sequel to Denker's Horowitz and Mrs. Washington (1979) that has that tower of selfless dedication, black Mrs. W., leading that adorable, grouchy Jewish guy out of depression and into love. Read full book review >

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REBECCA HOROWITZ, PUERTO RICAN SEX FREAK by Edgardo Vega Yunqué
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2008

"Too slack for satire."
An attempt at parody in the form of a memoir, from Puerto Rico native Yunqué (Blood Fugues, 2005, etc.). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A SLIGHT TRICK OF THE MIND by Mitch Cullin
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 26, 2005

"A talented writer's bold step forward. Let's hope Cullin isn't finished with Sherlock Holmes."
This wistful portrayal of Sherlock Holmes in old age is a real departure from Cullin's previous up-and-down fiction (Undersurface, 2002, etc.). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WILLY SLATER'S LANE by Mitch Wieland
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 3, 1997

"A modest mixture of Sherwood Anderson and Erskine Caldwell, with some perfectly observed characters in a narrative that is winningly sweet without being sentimental."
Charming, upbeat first novel set in Ohio. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1992

"Too often, though, Gelman's self-absorbed approach gets in the way of the terrific stories he has to tell; for the real moxie, read Buchanan."
A tumultuous year (1989) in the life of a cub crime-reporter for New York Newsday. Read full book review >

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SOON BABOON SOON by Dave Horowitz
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2005

"A quick but thematically and sonically satisfying concert. (Picture book. 6-8)"
"Chimpanzees play timpani. / Lemurs laugh along. / Orangutans bang everythang. Gorilla's got a GONG." Read full book review >