Search Results: "Paul A. Mones"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: July 1, 1995

"Novelistic suspense, strong characterization, plus state-of- the-art crime-solving add up to a natural for summer reading lists. (Author tour)"
A propulsive true-crime thriller about the first use of DNA fingerprinting to nab—and ultimately execute—an American murderer. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 7, 1991

"Informed by court records and extensive personal interviews, a welcome contribution to the growing literature on child abuse."
From an attorney who specializes in defending children who kill parents, case studies that show how years of sexual, physical, or emotional abuse—sometimes all three—always provide the motive for these crimes. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 2, 2014

"Top-shelf instruction on the mechanics of the medical economy.
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Surgeon Ruggieri (Confessions of a Surgeon: The Good, the Bad, and the Complicated…Life Behind the O.R. Doors, 2012) tutors readers on the economic forces that make the surgical theater tick.
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GREEK BONDS AND FRENCH LADIES by Paul A. Myers
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 1, 2013

"A contemporary story of romance and greed, told with humor and sophistication."
A dramatic tale of secrets and lies set against the backdrop of a devastated Greece. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 24, 1993

"Impressive and meticulously documented: an essential chronicle for all who would understand the bitter reality of AIDS in America today."
An insider's detailed view of the desperate measures taken by those suffering from AIDS to find an effective treatment; by ex- Hollywood whiz-kid Sergios, who became a driving force in the AIDS underground after testing HIV-positive. Read full book review >

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ON THE CANCER FRONTIER by Paul A. Marks
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 11, 2014

"On a level with Lewis Thomas for its clarity and verve in presenting the science of the cell and the ability of cancer to assume multiple guises."
Former Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center president and CEO Marks delivers a panoramic view of developments in cancer research and treatment over the last 40 years, from both the researchers' and administrators' perspectives. Read full book review >

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FULL STEAM AHEAD! by Peter H. Reynolds
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 9, 2014

"Inspiration for young scientists, artists and inventors. (glossary, author and illustrator's note) (Fiction. 7-10)"
Twin mice solve a problem using STEAM—science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics—in this series opener. Read full book review >

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TO THE MOON by Paul A. Reynolds
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 15, 2017

"Another STEAM winner. (glossary, note) (Fiction. 7-10)"
The STEAM twins are back in a new adventure (Go Green!, 2015, etc.), this time competing against each other to win a chance to meet famous astronaut Cmdr. Kris Kornfield. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 25, 2015

"Tales that smolder but never quite ignite."
A late writer's stories about life, childhood, and racism. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE LAST CHINESE CHEF by Nicole Mones
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 4, 2007

"Warning: Avoid reading while hungry."
American food writer has a dual assignment in Beijing: cover a chef competition and deal with a paternity claim against her late husband. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LOST IN TRANSLATION by Nicole Mones
Released: Aug. 14, 1998

"An absorbing, richly imagined, and intelligent debut. (Book-of-the-Month Club/Quality Paperback Book Club Selection; author tour)"
A search in China's desert interior for the remains of the Peking Man becomes a compassionate tale of new loves found and old hurts forgiven as an expat American woman serves as the group's interpreter. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 2001

"Unimaginatively reductionist."
Cantor (English/Univ. of Virginia) turns a semi-serious series of lectures on contemporary television into a more comprehensive volume. Read full book review >