Search Results: "Mitchell Stephens"


BOOK REVIEW

BEYOND NEWS by Mitchell Stephens
NON-FICTION
Released: April 29, 2014

"Like the news itself, an analysis that must be read with a critical eye."
A professor makes what will seem to some a radical suggestion to disconnect journalism from news, but he belabors the obvious in making the argument and offers little suggestion for a business model that might support his vision of journalism's future. Read full book review >

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THE VOICE OF AMERICA by Mitchell Stephens
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 20, 2017

"An entertaining look at a unique journalist."
The first biography of a largely forgotten journalist, documentary producer, and groundbreaking radio newscaster. Read full book review >

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IMAGINE THERE'S NO HEAVEN by Mitchell Stephens
NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 25, 2014

"A text sure to give atheists some data and believers another annoyance."
How and why atheism, which has a long and little-known history, has contributed substantially to many of the more humane and enjoyable aspects of the modern world. Read full book review >

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FLEABAG by Helen Stephens
ANIMALS
Released: July 20, 2010

"Just dazzling. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Two kindred souls find friendship and home in this heartwarming tale. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN OF THE WORLD by Martha Stephens
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 15, 1994

"Like a delightful optical illusion: the more time you spend with it, the more you see and understand."
Although it might seem an oxymoron, this original novel has well-organized stream-of-consciousness narration. Read full book review >

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AHOYTY-TOYTY by Helen Stephens
ANIMALS
Released: April 13, 2004

"Those grappling with similar situations will appreciate this tale's satisfying conclusion. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Two pampered pups learn a lesson about friendship is this sweet and simple story. Read full book review >

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BLUE HORSE by Helen Stephens
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2003

"This warmly reassuring tale is ideal to share with hesitant little ones. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A tender-hearted tale about overcoming the pangs of social anxiety. Read full book review >

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EDGE OF DECEPTION by Marsha Stephens
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 19, 2013

"An odd but intriguing mix of paranormal research, spy action and vision-based theology."
Cold War spies and parapsychology collide in Stephens' multifaceted adventure. Read full book review >

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THE BROOKLYN BOOK OF THE DEAD by Michael Stephens
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 21, 1994

"In five long chapters of increasing power, Stephens dismantles the American dream."
Poet, playwright, and award-winning essayist Stephens puts the fun in dysfunctional with his second novel about the Irish-American Cooles (Season at Coole, 1972). Read full book review >

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MISS ME WHEN I'M GONE by Philip Stephens
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 25, 2011

"Glib fatalism and self-conscious prose obscure a potential talent."
In this murky novel, two tormented characters, on separate quests, find the going rough. Read full book review >