Search Results: "Richard E. Ocejo"


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MASTERS OF CRAFT by Richard E. Ocejo
NON-FICTION
Released: May 9, 2017

"A close-up and often entertaining look at new service jobs in an urban economy."
How formerly low-status jobs have become cool, creative careers. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2010

"A lively, contrarian view of history—fruitful reading for peaceniks and warfighters alike."
A provocative essay on our war-loving, bullying nation. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 8, 1999

"A significant analysis of a politician and of a political style by a savvy and sensible reporter. (8 pages photos, not seen)"
This latest offering from veteran journalist Cohen, the congressional correspondent for the National Journal and author of various political works (Washington at Work: Clinton and the New Congress, not reviewed, etc.), is a biography of the fallen Illinois congressman as well as an analysis of the struggles of the Democratic Party and an examination of the changing political atmosphere in the 1990s. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 1995

"Sure to spark a lively debate."

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WITH NAILS by Richard E. Grant
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 12, 1998

"But you—d be hard pressed to find an American actor who could deliver such a refreshing combination of comedy, confession, and coruscation. (14 b&w photos)"
With just the right smattering of poison in his pen, this Swazi/British actor recounts the daily trials and tribulations of making movies. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 1, 1998

"Experts will pore over the sextant readings, looking for clues; most folks will dip into these pages for the brief you-were-there moments. (b&w photos)"
This contribution to polar history—a contextualized and annotated reproduction of Richard Byrd's scant diary during the most important years of his life—from Ohio State University archivist Goerler will likely be of interest to only the most fanatical scholars of Arctic and Antarctic exploration. Read full book review >

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Released: Nov. 13, 2006

"An aimless exploration of Biblical prophecy."
Re-reading of the great Biblical prophets, to little avail. Read full book review >

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THE MAN WHO TASTED SHAPES by Richard E. Cytowic
NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 1993

"An absorbing tale of medical detection coupled with less- than-gripping philosophical musings. (Photographs, line drawings- -not seen)"
When a curious-minded neurologist meets a neurological curiosity—in this case, a neighbor who experiences tastes as physical shapes—the result, at least here, is a mixed bag: a fascinating scientific exploration of that rare sensory linkage and overlapping called synesthesia plus less interesting ponderings on the nature of the human mind. Read full book review >