Search Results: "Paul F. Pinsky"


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NON-FICTION
Released: May 18, 2010

"An existential guide, though not despairing; these small urban essays are both illuminating place studies and highly motivational to get pedaling."
Pinsky explores a wide swath of the United States from an unlikely venue—the saddle of a bike—and comes back with gold. Read full book review >

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JACK by F. Paul Wilson
Released: May 27, 2008

"Cracking good fun for teens. (Fiction. YA)"
The bestselling author of the Repairman Jack thriller series moves into the young-adult market with a prequel about the teenage Jack, who is just discovering his talents. Read full book review >

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Released: Oct. 23, 2012

"Though intended for medical students and those practicing the profession, these well-crafted anecdotes constitute an informed, fresh perspective of use to anyone interested in modern medical practice."
Griner, a medical doctor, offers a straight-talking diagnosis of social lapses in medical training and what can be done to rectify them. Read full book review >

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CITY OF PAWNS by Paul F. Lenzi
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 12, 2013

"A collection of poems marked by strong political opinions and the skillful use of language."
Lenzi, in his debut book of poetry, explores his own life and the world around him. Read full book review >

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CONFESSIONS OF A HEADMASTER by Paul F. Cummins
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 15, 2015

"An inspiring memoir of a determined man committed to social change."
The triumphs of a progressive educator. Read full book review >

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Released: March 6, 2015

"Compelling multidisciplinary treatise on how progress toward sustainability can be achieved during our lifetime."
A professor of political science and environmental policy at Harvey Mudd College cogently explores the ways in which individuals, corporations, local and national governments, and international organizations can stem damage to the environment. Read full book review >

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NIGHTWORLD by F. Paul Wilson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 22, 2012

"Readers who can march to an apocalyptic drummer will find much to enjoy."
Wilson revises his 1992 novel, but Planet Earth remains on the cusp of extinction. Read full book review >

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RANGE OF MOTION by Paul F. Lenzi
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 4, 2013

"For a crowd that likes both Whitman and Spinoza and doesn't mind some inconsistency."
A cerebral poetry collection of haiku and free verse, accompanied by a pair of essays. Read full book review >

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Released: March 20, 1989

A solid collection of 17 original ghost stories, most by veteran horror writers. Read full book review >

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CANCELLED by Michael Pinsky
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 31, 2016

"This cautionary tale urges an informed American electorate to pay close attention to the misdeeds of those in power."
A debut political thriller delivers a plot built on right-wing conspiracy theories. Read full book review >

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JERSEY RAIN by Robert Pinsky
Released: April 1, 2000

"With a skilled craftsman's goodnatured showing off, he manages to relate an entire neighborhood and family history through the account of a maltreated piano's changing hands."
In addition to his poetry, Pinsky is best noted for his criticism and for his wellreceived 1994 translation of Dante's Inferno. Read full book review >