Search Results: "Patrick J. Buchanan"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 18, 2002

"Shameless, embarrassing rantings. Little attests to the moral health of this nation more than the fact that it's made a mockery of Buchanan's presidential ambitions time and again."
It's the Great White Hope pitted against the godless hordes in Buchanan's (A Republic, Not an Empire, 1999, etc.) stark worldview from the fringe right. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: July 8, 2014

"A mostly evenhanded (from this great distance) consideration of a president from one of his closest advisers."
The populist conservative and senior adviser to Richard Nixon tells how he helped turn the loser into a winner. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 2008

"Vintage Buchanan: provocative, intelligent and not a little strange."
Conservative stalwart Buchanan skewers the Republicans and the rich. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 18, 2011

"Liberals may rightly dismiss this sprawling, often rambling book as nativist claptrap. Readers willing to excuse the nods to predictable right-wing shibboleths and bogeymen will find it a troubling analysis of how America has changed for the worse in the last half century, and how difficult it will be to pull it back from the loss of freedom and prosperity Buchanan sees not far ahead."
Buchanan (Churchill, Hitler, and "The Unnecessary War": How Britain Lost Its Empire and the West Lost the World, 2009, etc.) mourns the passing of the America of his youth. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 17, 1999

"Hopefully readers will look past the warts and approach the central argument with the gravity it deserves."
A theoretically coherent analysis but an unnecessarily flawed prescription. Read full book review >

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EXECUTION EVE by William J. Buchanan
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 1993

"Photographs—not seen). (First printing of 20,000; film rights sold to Multimedia Motion Pictures)"
One of the strangest, most convoluted true-crime tales of the year, recounted with skill by Buchanan (Creative Writing/University of New Mexico), whose father figured prominently in the case. Read full book review >

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GIFT by Andrea J.  Buchanan
IPAD BOOK APPS
Released: March 27, 2012

"A fantastical and historical ghost story that benefits from technology and the presence of young love. (Paranormal romance. 15-17)"
An interactive ghost tale weaves together historical fiction and a supernatural love story with satisfying results. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: March 1, 1999

"Natchev's paintings have the delicate and sumptuous qualities of religious icons, resembling the tapestries on which other grand stories have been told, but far funnier. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A thrilling story, at once preposterous and divinely ingenious. Read full book review >

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THE ASSISTANT by J. Patrick Law
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 12, 2000

"Cookie-cutter stuff."
A debut thriller in which Arab and Jewish superspies have their climactic shoot-out not in the Middle East but in the good ol' US. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 2000

"Otherwise, he is accurate, uncontroversial, and readable: a fine term paper source."
Just as advertised, Walsh provides an overview of the American space program, from the V-2 rockets of Nazi Germany to John Glenn's historic return to space in 1998. Read full book review >