Search Results: "Mort Drucker"


BOOK REVIEW

WHITEFISH WILL RIDES AGAIN! by Arthur Yorinks
FICTION
Released: Sept. 30, 1994

"Adding another spicy dimension are Drucker's Mad magazine characters, who—now almost 40 years old—seem like old friends. (Fiction/Picture book. All ages)"
Whitefish was a cozy little frontier burg, all because Sheriff Whitefish Will ruled the roost with a well-muscled, but gentle, hand. Read full book review >

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PETITE MORT by Beatrice Hitchman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 4, 2014

"More atmospheric than suspenseful, this is a dark and twisting story replete with unreliable characters as passionate as they are opportunistic."
Hitchman's debut novel blends the glamour of early cinema with a scandal-laden mystery, ideal for Francophiles or lovers of period settings. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MORT THE SPORT by Robert Kraus
Released: March 1, 2000

"Himmelman's illustrations are full of life and work well with Mort's dizzying predicament to yield a funny, approachable tale of self-discovery. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Even for an elephant, Mort has too much on his plate. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MORT ZIFF IS NOT DEAD by Cary Fagan
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2017

"A wonderful read told with elegant simplicity. (Historical fiction. 10-14)"
A nostalgic blend of 1960s culture and enduring family dynamics combine in Fagan's humorous yarn. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE WORLD ACCORDING TO PETER DRUCKER by Jack Beatty
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 11, 1998

"Written with Drucker's cooperation, a loving portrait of a distinguished life that fails to measure up to its subject."
A slim volume by a senior editor of the Atlantic about the legendary figure who invented the business of management and whose theories profoundly influenced modern American corporations, including General Motors. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2007

"Well-intentioned but a chore."
An outraged screed against dissembling politicians, a benumbed public and a corporatized media that enables both. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HEMINGWAY AT WAR by Terry Mort
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 6, 2016

"Entertaining but too short on facts to deliver on its promise."
An attempt to fill a gap in an otherwise thoroughly examined life. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE WRATH OF COCHISE by Terry Mort
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 2013

"Readers with an interest in the subject would do better to begin with David Roberts' far superior Once They Moved Like the Wind (1993)."
Second-tier, oddly old-fashioned military history by former naval officer Mort (The Hemingway Patrols, 2009). Read full book review >

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SOLDIER IN PARADISE by John Mort
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 5, 1999

"Intelligent, sensitive, and unflaggingly honest: a novel deserving of its place among the chronicles not only of that war but of its era."
A never exaggerated and always engaging first novel that explores the whole of a Vietnam GI's life, by Kirkus contributor and former Booklist editor Mort (the collections Tanks, 1987;The Walnut King, 1990, not reviewed). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR by Alan Axelrod
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 17, 2016

"Students of American history who are not familiar with the artist's work can find these paintings elsewhere but will appreciate the showcase—more, likely, than they do the sketchy narrative accounts. (Nonfiction. 10-12)"
A broad overview of the American Revolution's causes and course, paired to select works from a renowned and prolific history painter. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 1, 2009

"A rewarding read about the inner workings of an artistic mind—solid fare for Hemingway enthusiasts looking for a fresh perspective."
A unique biography of Ernest Hemingway's World War II experience. Read full book review >