Search Results: "Robert J. Sternberg"


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LOVE IS A STORY by Robert J. Sternberg
NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 14, 1998

"These omissions aside, this is a terrifically interesting and enjoyable book, one that will probably be read by married and unmarried couples, singles, and the counselors who work with them."
A study of how the partners in a couple create, and work to sustain, a particular narrative motif that largely defines the nature of their romance and according to which they play certain roles. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 1996

A fine addition to the growing literature that refutes the long-held idea that there is such a thing as ``general'' intelligence and that it can be quantified. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 22, 1995

"Ironically, however, for a book on creativity, there is precious little here that is original."
An unstartling assessment of the nature and value of creativity in a society that strives—consciously and subconsciously—to squelch it. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 12, 2016

"A fine exploration of the brain's ability to draw the story of our life, from experience and from thin air."
A neurologist tours current research on the mysteries of perception, habit, learning, memory, and language—our very selfhood and identity—and their underlying brain mechanics. Read full book review >

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Released: Feb. 15, 1990

A lucid, compelling plea and program to solve relationship problems with the author's brand of unconventional wisdom. Read full book review >

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RECOVERING DAD by Libby Sternberg
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Oct. 1, 2008

"Although a bit too busy, her story finally emerges as intriguing. (Mystery. YA)"
This third installment in the Bianca Balducci mystery series finds its titular character struggling with family and boyfriend problems. Read full book review >

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IN THE SHADOW OF THE ARCH by Robert J. Randisi
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 15, 1998

"Louis, Detective Joe Keough (Alone with the Dead, 1995) hits the ground running in his search for the Mall Rat, a killer who preys on blond mothers and their young childrenand who may have orphaned a little boy who turns up outside the station in Keough's first day on the job."
In The Shadow Of The Arch ($23.95; Jan. 15; 368 pp.; 0-312-18115-9): Transplanted from the Big Apple to St. Read full book review >

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BREAKING GROUND by Robert J. Cornell
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Feb. 1, 2011

"A page-turner of the highest order."
In Cornell's thriller, an unprecedented discovery could invalidate much of what historians believe about humankind's ancient past. Read full book review >

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Early Christianity In Its Song and Verse by Robert J. Glendinning
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 12, 2015

"A substantive, streamlined look at early Christian poetry and music."
A debut book provides a blend of scholarship and creative translation focusing on Christianity's formative years. Read full book review >

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Gaining the High Ground over Evolutionism by Robert J. O'Keefe
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Oct. 24, 2012

"A philosophically measured contribution to a debate involving science and religion that too often attracts fanatics."
An ambitious book offers a critique of evolutionary theory along with a reconsideration of the relation between faith and reason. Read full book review >

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TRIGGERS by Robert J. Sawyer
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 3, 2012

"Readers hooked by the futuristic excitement may be disappointed in the lack of follow-through."
Sci-fi veteran Sawyer (WWW: Wonder, 2011, etc.) turns in a solid if bland techno-thriller, which hums along nicely until an absurd mystical finale. Read full book review >

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BEFORE I WAKE by Robert J. Wiersema
Released: May 1, 2007

"An engaging and unusual story—a debut with promise."
A curious novel blending family drama and supernatural events. Read full book review >