Search Results: "Nele Neuhaus"


BOOK REVIEW

SNOW WHITE MUST DIE by Nele Neuhaus
Released: Jan. 15, 2013

"This emotional page turner, fueled by unexpected plot twists, marks the American debut of Germany's best-selling suspense writer, whose targets include the bourgeois, the overly solicitous and the rationalizations that lead to tragedy."
It takes a village to concoct an alibi. Read full book review >

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BAD WOLF by Nele Neuhaus
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 21, 2014

"A densely plotted but sprawling exercise in unbridled evil. Spoiler alert: Most of the bad guys turn out to be good, and most of the good guys turn out to be bad."
Another encounter with monstrous iniquity for Pia Kirchhoff, Oliver von Bodenstein and the other stalwarts of Hofheim's Criminal Police (Snow White Must Die, 2013). Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 2009

"A manifesto for Christians who share Neuhaus' theology, and for opponents with an academic bent who enjoy an intellectual dust-up."
The recently deceased neoconservative intellectual offers a philosophical blueprint for his Catholicism and his stranger-in-a-strange-land relationship with America. Read full book review >

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A DREAM OF EVEREST by Edmund C. Neuhaus
NON-FICTION
Released: July 18, 2008

"An absorbing, evocative meditation on a road seldom traveled."
An American couple on a hike through the Himalayas endure more hardship and self-scrutiny than they bargained for in this travelogue. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 1992

"His thesis, however, is original enough to compel attention and forceful enough to provoke thought."
An even-tempered (if rather partisan) critique of the American soul as it exhibits itself on the different fronts of our ``culture war.'' Neuhaus (Unsecular America, 1986, etc.) traces the traumas of our social and political life back to their ontological roots and supplies a prognosis that will undoubtedly scandalize as many as it sways. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 1992

"In any case, a moral call to arms, trumpeted with spirit."
A Catholic priest sets out to explain that the union of a free society and a free-market economy is not a shotgun wedding but a marriage made in heaven. Read full book review >

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IF MY MOON WAS YOUR SUN by Andreas Steinhöfel
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2017

"A quiet story and pleasant music combine for a calming, peaceful, and even uplifting performance. (Fiction. 8-12)"
In this import from Germany, a 9-year-old boy named Max sneaks his grandfather, who has dementia—the Great Forgetting—and another older woman, Miss Schneider, out of their nursing home. Read full book review >