Search Results: "Robert L. Kravitz"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: Sept. 6, 2012

"A voice of reason on the future of public education."
In his debut, a successful administrator judiciously applies business principles to the effort to improvepublic schools. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 2003

"In short: Get thee behind us, Milton Friedman—there's a new accountant in town, and he's counting megawatts and felled forests."
Of inputs, outputs, and invisible hands: a prolegomenon to a future economics that takes environmental costs fully into account. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 4, 1992

"Shrewd, informed commentary on the socioeconomic and political state of the union."
From the editor of The Wall Street Journal—an ebullient and persuasive argument that, contrary to conventional wisdom, the 1990's could prove a belle Çpoque for industrial powers like the US. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 16, 1992

"These cavils apart, an astute audit of an economic dilemma that demands analytic consideration of the sort at hand rather than the alarmist attention it so often has attracted."
A journalist formerly with Forbes and Reuters offers a wide- ranging and consistently perceptive assessment of Japanese investment in the US. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 2010

"Vignettes of a life recovered, not deep but authentic."
Former Parade editor in chief Kravitz makes amends and spends a year living connectedly. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MISCONCEPTION by Robert L. Shapiro
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2001

"Writing that's spare and strong, and characters who tattoo themselves onto the reader's mind. Not to mention a trial that threatens Roe v. Wade."
A gripping first legal suspenser by Shapiro (The Search for Justice, 1996, not reviewed) and Becker (the Crichtonesque Link, 1998). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 1994

"The pedestrian text has eight pages of photos—not seen."
Major league baseball added two franchises (one in Colorado, the other in Florida) to its roster for the 1993 season. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PILGRIM by Lee Kravitz
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 1, 2014

"An unsatisfying memoir of the search for meaning."
A New Yorker's wandering spiritual memoir. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

VEGETARIAN COOKING AROUND THE WORLD by Mary Winget
FOOD & COOKING
Released: Dec. 15, 1992

"Index. (Nonfiction. 12+)"
A useful addition to the ``Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks'' series, beginning with an explanation of different reasons for omitting meat from the diet (religion, health, social responsibility, or simply economic) and a cursory discussion of nutrition, then going on to a tasty-sounding world-wide collection of recipes. Read full book review >