Search Results: "Morten Ramsland"


BOOK REVIEW

DOGHEAD by Morten Ramsland
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2009

"An earthy, funny, unflinching family history."
The American debut of an award-winning Danish novel, a bestseller throughout Europe. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2001

"No deep excavations into the mysteries of human demise here, but shovelfuls of intriguing tidbits for anyone curious about what begins when life ends."
An amusing if grisly compendium of everything we never wished to know about mortuaries, cemeteries, and other less savory aspects of the Big Casino. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 4, 2007

"An enervating litany of research, dully presented."
A thumbnail history of forensic science, ranging from ancient China to the O.J. Simpson trial. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GHOST by Katherine Ramsland
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2001

"For believers only—neo-Goths and occult enthusiasts will enjoy this latest midnight mission."
One woman's experiences spirit-hunting across the dark terrain of contemporary America. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 5, 1998

"Perhaps this is the way Ramsland wants it, —in keeping with the secretive mystique of vampire legends,— but this absence leaves the book a bit, well, lifeless. (Author tour)"
Anne Rice biographer Ramsland immerses herself in the underground society of vampires (from role-players to actual blood-drinkers) in order to form some general theories about vampire culture. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Nov. 15, 1991

"Still, the book is mostly quite gripping, and deserves to hit big and probably will. (Sixteen pages of b&w photograph—not seen.)"
Exciting life of bestselling gothicist Anne Rice, by psychologist/philosopher Ramsland (Philosophy/Rutgers). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SHARK DRUNK by Morten Strøksnes
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 29, 2017

"Whether the author is opining on mass extinctions, the importance of plankton, the history of lighthouses, or the epicurean treat of boiled cod tongues, readers will happily devour this smorgasbord of delights."
Accomplished Norwegian historian, journalist, and photographer Strøksnes invites readers into the fantastical ocean environment of his quest to capture a Greenland shark. Read full book review >

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SYLVESTER'S BAND by Jeppe  Sandholt
Kirkus Star
illustrated by Jeppe Sandholt, developed by Morten Sandholt
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 27, 2011

"For preschoolers and young grade-schoolers willing to mine its many treasures, this app is a gem. (iPad storybook app. 4-8)"
When Sylvester's band members don't show up for a scheduled gig, Henry the raccoon saves the day by finding them and leading them back to Firefly Forest. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 15, 2008

"Informative, plainly recounted trip into a nexus of homegrown evil."
Ex-biker ends up a top FBI informant inside a white supremacist group. Read full book review >