Search Results: "Richard D. Bronson"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: May 24, 2012

"An engaging insider's account of the down-and-dirty machinations that go into high-stakes real estate development."
Two powerful personalities clash in this firsthand account of Steve Wynn's bid to open a new casino on Donald Trump's turf. Read full book review >

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HEY, DIDDLE, DIDDLE by LInda Bronson
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2003

"Nursery rhymes are perennial favorites: this compendium is more complete and more charmingly illustrated than most. (Picture book. 2-7)"
This collection of nursery rhymes amazes in its comprehensiveness; favorites like the title rhyme and "London Bridge Is Falling Down" as well as relative unknowns are included here, all illustrated in fascinating three-dimensional collage incorporating paint, clay, and other items. Read full book review >

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TIME TRIP ON A MOEBIUS STRIP by Richard D. Lewis
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Feb. 2, 2007

"Trippy bit of indulgent storytelling, readable in short bursts."
A scientist enters another dimension through a giant seashell and meets a cast of historical characters. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 1, 1999

"A graceful dual biography that demonstrates why the questions lingering after their murders are as enduring as the Kennedys' magic."
A haunting evocation of the fire-and-ice political partnership between Robert and John F. Kennedy—and of how, despite energy and idealism, the brothers encountered tragedy by blundering into "a trackless wood of ambition and emotion." Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 21, 2017

"A valuable contribution to the history of the early republic and to the scholarly literature of civil rights."
In actual practice, it has been far from self-evident in America that all men—all people—are created equal. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 1, 2000

"The story of a truly American artist and his art are told in this well-researched and nicely presented volume. (16 pages b&w photos, not seen)"
A fine biography of the creator of bluegrass music. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 2, 2003

"Well-researched, engaging stories struggling under the weight of cloying commentary."
A long walk, composed of short vignettes, through the career decisions of 50 professional Americans. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Forgiven by Richard D. Bangs
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 6, 2016

"An appealing fictionalization of the mysteries surrounding humanity's desire to communicate with aliens."
A quest to find life elsewhere in the cosmos causes trouble on Earth in this sci-fi sequel from Bangs (Forsaken, 2011). Read full book review >

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Carmen's Journey by Richard D. Malmed
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 30, 2015

"An appealing, slyly effective cautionary jaunt through the criminal justice system that smartly defuses an unnerving and potentially daunting process."
Part melodrama, part legal walk-through, this slender novel revolves around a wayward teenager trapped in the serpentine court system after an arrest. Read full book review >

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The Cleaning Crew by Richard D. Hayes
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 15, 2016

"This tale about a state's political uprising will likely inspire both incredulity and smiling approval."
A debut political novel focuses on a revolution that intends to wrest power in Massachusetts from corrupt officials. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 12, 1992

An insightful and iconoclastic series of essays on gay issues, by Mohr (Philosophy/Univ. of Illinois at Urbana; Gays/Justice, 1990, etc.—not reviewed). Read full book review >