Search Results: "Philip Delves Broughton"


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NON-FICTION
Released: April 12, 2012

"Entertaining, balanced and provocative."
Sales was not part of the curriculum at Harvard Business School. Former Daily Telegraph journalist Broughton (Ahead of the Curve: Two Years At Harvard Business School, 2008) explains why that's a big problem. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 4, 2008

"A discerning tour through the vaunted Hogwarts of capitalism."
What it takes to become a Master of the Universe (aka, an MBA). Read full book review >

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THE VAST UNKNOWN by Broughton Coburn
Released: April 30, 2013

"An exhilarating slice of American adventure-sporting history."
A sweeping account of the first American visitors to Mount Everest's peak. Read full book review >

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Released: March 1, 1998

"A Whitmanesque catalogue of scenes from old L.A. (—I Remember Los Angeles—) stands out among the reams of self-indulgent and facile doggerel."
paper 1-57423-052-2 Fifty years of poetry is here distilled into one fat volume by the West Coast filmmaker best known for the avant-garde classic —Loony Tom— (1951). Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 2, 2015

"Though somewhat academic and consistently grim, Broughton's book provides ample documentation of a central truth of late-American history—namely, that capital has no country."
You can't make an omelet without breaking eggs. As this sociological study shows, that, at least, is what they tell the eggs. Read full book review >

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COMING UNBUTTONED by James Broughton
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 1993

"Straightforward, dry, charming. (Illustrations)"
Merry confessions of a cheerful poet and filmmaker who's had his bouts with anxieties and ulcers but has come through all smiles. Read full book review >

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SUICIDAL TENDENCIES by T. Alan Broughton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2003

"A long time coming for the first collection of short fiction from a well-established source."
Broughton (Hob's Daughter, 1984, etc.) returns with a broad range of tales in a variety of styles and emotional landscapes reflecting his vast experience and travel. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: July 1, 1991

"A straightforward, accessible defense of parapsychology as a real science."
A thoughtful and elegant report on what's been going on in the field of parapsychology since J.B. Rhine was shuffling ESP decks and Uri Geller was bending spoons. Read full book review >

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NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE: FORERUNNER TO AMERICAN HORROR
by Andrew Liptak

It’s almost a rite of passage in high school: your English teacher takes out Nathaniel Hawthorne’s classic American novel The Scarlet Letter, and you, as a student, have to slog through the antiquated prose and story for several weeks. Friends and family don’t remember the book fondly, but recently, I’ve begun to understand just how critical The Scarlet Letter and ...


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BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 2001

"Essential reading for mountaineers, both actual and armchair."
A journey to the top of the world and the soul of a family. Read full book review >