Search Results: "Paul Anthony Werner"


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JEZEBEL by Paul Anthony Werner
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 10, 2013

"A gripping psychological thriller that, despite leaving a few important questions unanswered, keeps committed until its cunning conclusion."
A well-written thriller of murder, mayhem and love. Read full book review >

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Day of Forgiveness by Paul  Anthony
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 21, 2015

"An intriguing if ultimately frustrating blend of sci-fi and New Age philosophy."
In this contemplative sci-fi—the prequel to Love, Light and Labor (1995)—Anthony offers an enticing glimpse into a more utopian Earth. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 1, 2004

"A trip down the 'gospel road' that's long, meandering, and generally unrewarding."
The biographies of three important figures in soul music are uncomfortably interwoven. Read full book review >

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Released: Dec. 1, 1993

"Too ideological to entrance most readers—but students of psychology will want to add this to their collections."
A blend of compelling anecdotes and dull psychoanalysis, as Muensterberger (an N.Y.C. psychoanalyst) examines the whys and hows of manic collecting. Read full book review >

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Released: Sept. 23, 2016

"A sensible and refreshingly restrained discussion of the nation's deficiencies."
A sober consideration of the decline of American democracy. Read full book review >

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SILENT NIGHT, HOLY NIGHT by Werner Thuswaldner
ADVENTURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2005

"His haunting landscapes evoke the atmosphere of village life in early-19th-century Oberndorf, and his portraits give the two men who created the hymn personalities behind the famous music. (Picture book/nonfiction. 6-10)"
Ingpen, winner of the Hans Christian Andersen Medal, has created stunning illustrations for this historical look at how the beloved Christmas hymn came to be written. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 15, 2008

"There's truth to Werner's translation, but the whole should be taken with a grain of salt."
A look at how English-language Bibles compare to the original ancient Hebrew and Aramaic, including her new Old Testament translation: the “Ancient Roots Translinear Bible” (ARTB). Read full book review >

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THE GOURMET CLUB by Jun’ichiro Tanizaki
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 14, 2001

"Not all of this collection matches that high level, but there's more than enough here to enhance Tanizaki's still-substantial reputation."
Six previously untranslated, wickedly warped stories, all but one originally published before 1927, from the acclaimed Japanese master of bizarre and erotic fiction (Quicksand, 1994, etc.). Read full book review >

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ABC BOOKS
Released: Oct. 1, 2009

"Pre-readers will gather too, if just to take pleasure from decoding the animal shapes. (Picture book. 3 & up)"
Two graphic designers show their typographical chops with an alphabetically arranged menagerie of easily recognizable animal silhouettes entirely constructed from blizzards of single letters. Read full book review >