Search Results: "Robin Donovan"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 2011

"A collection of easy-to-follow recipes that demystifies gourmet cooking."
Recipes for the adventurous home cook looking to take their meal from ordinary to exquisite. Read full book review >

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THE BLACK WIDOW AGENCY by Felicia Donovan
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 2007

"There must be a less toxic way to work off anti-male grudges than the bitch-a-thon of Donovan's maiden voyage."
Four wronged women join forces to dupe, harass and humiliate men under the guise of helping their persecuted sisters. Read full book review >

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SUNLESS by Gerard Donovan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2007

"A lyrically depressing vision of things to come."
Donovan (Julius Winsome, 2006, etc.) imagines a drugged-up dystopia. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 17, 2009

"An accessible view of combat on the ground and a valuable supplement to big-picture histories of the war's first year."
Chronicling his experiences in Iraq, Campbell movingly portrays his love for the men under his command, and theirs for each other. Read full book review >

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FORTY YEARS OF SACRED SPACE by Patrick Donovan
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 2013

"Despite minor flaws, Donovan provides a veritable smorgasbord of nutritious thoughts for anyone interested in the topic of healing."
Donovan presents radical theories of illness and healing in this philosophical, thought-provoking debut. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 7, 2011

"There are no easy answers, but it's the hunt that counts, and Hohn makes it a gladdening, artful journey of discovery."
A finely spun chronicle of the wide-ranging quest to track the wanderings of a rubber duck lost at sea, from Harper's senior editor Hohn. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 19, 2008

"A memorable tale of an unsung American hero, and a worthy history lesson as well."
Pulitzer Prize-winning Newsday reporter Donovan, now retired and a race-car driver, follows the hard-luck career of a man who challenged NASCAR's racial barrier in the 1950s. Read full book review >

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JULIUS WINSOME by Gerard Donovan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 19, 2006

"Finely tooled outsider fiction, as chilling as it is ultimately humane."
Man loses man's best friend, decides the rest of humanity is to blame. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2003

"In all this, Webster doesn't add much to the standard histories, but he brings a light hand and solid storytelling skills to his task."
Another entry in a growing genre: outdoor-action writers (e.g., Hampton Sides, McKay Jenkins) turning to the Big Outside of WWII for material. Read full book review >

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THE DEVIL'S SNARE by Michael Donovan
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 24, 2015

"A slick, dynamic mystery that confronts readers with just how many sides a story can have before we get to what matters: the truth."
Donovan's (Behind Closed Doors, 2013) second adventure of hard-boiled Eddie Flynn is a story steeped in the harsh realities of kidnapping, tabloid journalism, and good old-fashioned detective work. Read full book review >

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AFTERMATH by Donovan Webster
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 19, 1996

"A horrifying reminder that the full costs of this century's wars have yet to be calculated. (Author tour)"
An eloquent and startling reminder of the long-term, even permanent, destruction wrought by this century's wars. Read full book review >