Search Results: "Peter A. Galuszka"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 18, 2012

"A disturbing and pessimistic narrative documenting little-known problems of fossil-fuel dependence."
Scrupulously researched account of coal's resurgence, focused on the Upper Big Branch mine explosion that killed 29 miners in 2010. Read full book review >

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AKA Shakespeare by Peter A. Sturrock
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 2, 2013

"A thought exercise delivered in a unique format that provokes more questions than answers."
In screenplay format, four characters debate the real identity of Shakespeare, using Bayesian statistics to justify their conclusions. Read full book review >

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LACK OF AMBITION by Peter A. Stankovic
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 6, 2012

"A cinematic, fast-paced style highlights this standout debut."
A well-structured novel of revenge. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 21, 1994

"Despite the lack of context provided by Micheels's skimpy introduction, this is a potent inside look at police work. (16 pages of photos, not seen)"
New York City detectives talk about wearing the ``coveted gold shield'' and describe their most memorable cases in unrestrained, gritty detail. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 1999

"In other words, something is out there; it's just unidentified. (Photos, charts, diagrams)"
A comprehensive investigation of encounters with unidentified flying objects, all the more riveting because it is both skeptical and scrupulously objective. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FORGIVE ME FOR I HAVE SINNED by Peter A. Petroff
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 22, 2013

"A respectable but unpolished first effort that successfully marries the mystery genre with politics, religion and culture."
In this debut novel partially inspired by actual events, a dedicated Catholic priest from rural Texas discovers political and personal conflict in Guatemala. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 1, 1998

"Poignant revelations from the heart of a physician."
A moving personal account of a doctor's discoveries about himself as he struggled to care for his dying AIDS patients. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: July 24, 1991

"A bit loose, with some repetition, but still a solid and diverting account. (Sixteen pages of photographs—not seen.)"
A compelling oral report based on interviews with New York City Bureau of Fire Investigation (BFI) marshals. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 16, 2016

"An inventive, imaginative, and beautifully crafted management guide."
Consultants Danley and Hughes tackle various business-management challenges in a simulated medical manual. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 1, 1995

"The definitive biography of this important figure remains to be written. (16 pages b&w photos, not seen)"
A patchwork oral memoir by the great African-American dancer/choreographer. Read full book review >

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ONE EARTH, A MULTITUDE OF CREATURES by Peter Roop
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 1992

"Appreciative but unsentimental, a realistic glimpse of nature at work. (Nonfiction. 4-8)"
Set in the Pacific Northwest, 14 double-spread vignettes of woodland, meadow, and sea. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >