Search Results: "Robert G. Berke"


BOOK REVIEW

HUMAN by Robert G. Berke
Released: Dec. 18, 2011

"A rough-and-tumble combination of science fiction, crime and romance that ultimately succeeds in salvaging the best from each genre to comment meaningfully on the perplexing—and often uncertain—nature of human identity."
First-time novelist Berke examines the tenuous relationship between the mental and the corporeal in a tale of political tug-of-war between the secret operatives of two world superpowers. Read full book review >

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Released: Nov. 15, 2012

"A thoughtful, thorough and novel take on time-travel tropes."
Doctor Who meets Glory in this smart sci-fi adventure. Read full book review >

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The Starchild Compact by Robert G.  Williscroft
Released: Dec. 15, 2014

"A skillful example of hard sci-fi that boldly considers outer-space life and an Islamic state."
In Williscroft's (Operation Ivy Bells, 2014, etc.) latest novel, a journey into space arrives at the crossroads of extraterrestrial life and jihad.Read full book review >

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A NEW BIRTH OF FREEDOM by Robert G. Pielke
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 25, 2010

"An exciting, enticing first entry in a planned series."
A historical fantasy starring a visitor from the 22nd century and Abraham Lincoln. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 7, 2013

"Remember that old saw about making sausages and making laws—that you don't want to know too much about either one? Kaiser disproves it with this lucid if sometimes numbing book."
A painstaking, richly detailed look at how the suite of financial reforms that followed the bank near-collapse of 2008 came to be—and nearly didn't come to be, even as they were defanged. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 7, 2008

"Essential reading for activists, poli-sci types, journalists and trend-watchers."
Forget bowling alone: We're barely talking with anyone who doesn't share our views, habits, dress and bumper stickers. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: July 7, 2008

"Apart from a good, sturdy narrative history, there are useful lessons here for political activists and progressives."
The '60s were not just about the shaggy counterculture—as much was accomplished in reshaping the status quo by "the institutions of national politics and the politicians and bureaucrats who inhabited them." Read full book review >