Search Results: "Nilar U."


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UNFAT THE NATION by Nilar U.
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 21, 2013

"A short, heavy-handed attempt to improve American health."
A doctor's rant on the obesity epidemic. Read full book review >

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The Bucket List Chronicles by Dr. U
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 15, 2016

"A charming and amusing account of one man's fresh experiences."
A debut memoir documents a year of new adventures. Read full book review >

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MINGO by Lenice U.  Strohmeier
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2003

"Sentimental, but it will find its audience. (Picture book. 7-9)"
In a long picture story, a young girl, Olivia, and Mingo, the family slave, watch the sea throughout the seasons to see if the low tide will lay bare Aunt Becky's Ledge. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 20, 2011

"In a whirlwind tour through Burma's history, politics, culture and geography, Myint-U makes a successful case for its importance in South Asia's future."
An illumining look at a country torn between two emerging superpowers. Read full book review >

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Released: Dec. 1, 2006

"With wide interest in Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi and others opposing the ruling generals, this warrants attention."
Former UN Secretary-General U Thant's grandson traces the little-understood history of modern Burma, arguing that present trade sanctions by Western powers are the worst possible policy for bringing democracy to the already-isolated dictatorship. Read full book review >

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TALES FROM A TRAVELING COUCH by Robert U. Akeret
NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 1995

"Like Irvin Yalom's Love's Executioner, which it resembles, this book takes readers into the interpersonal nuances and occasional drama of psychotherapy—and into the human comedy—in a colorful, accessible, insightful way."
A fascinating memoir that helps laypeople understand the therapeutic process. Read full book review >

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Released: Nov. 7, 2017

"An absorbing history of disaster and survival."
A history of the destruction of a Canadian city by an explosion as powerful as a nuclear weapon. Read full book review >

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Released: Feb. 28, 1989

From the author of Happiness is a Stock that Doubles in a Year, simple but sound advice for investors made insomniac by the 1987 crash: put your money into "Fortress Stocks" and ride tight. Read full book review >

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FOURTH AND LONG by John U. Bacon
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 3, 2013

"A fan's notes rather than a critic's analysis."
A true believer in the traditions (even sanctity) of the college game gnashes his teeth about the corrosive, corrupting influence of money. Read full book review >