Search Results: "Ron Nadel"


BOOK REVIEW

THE GUARDIANS by Ziv  Kitaro
by Ziv Kitaro, illustrated by Ron Nadel, developed by Nekudat Mifne
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 25, 2012

"It's a story that feels too gimmicky and slight to engage readers deeply within a game structure that doesn't offer much challenge or reason for repeated reads. (iPad storybook app. 5-10)"
A choose-your-own-adventure app filled with animals and quests to determine the reader's values is ambitious, but not nearly varied enough to hold up to repeated readings. Read full book review >

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THE KREMLIN COUP by Laurie Nadel
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 1992

"Chronology; brief bibliography; index. (Nonfiction. 11-16)"
An exciting, fairly well balanced account of the August 1991 coup attempt in the Soviet Union. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY
Released: Sept. 30, 1991

An unsparing portrait of our most durable living public figure, from his experiences in campus politics through his checkered Washington career to his recent reemergence as a respected voice in international affairs. Read full book review >

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THE OTTOMAN CAGE by Barbara Nadel
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 21, 2005

"Fascinating depiction of Turkish culture, tidbits of history, and a decent whodunit."
In modern-day Turkey, layers of mystery surround the discovery of a teenaged boy's body in an unlikely place. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BELSHAZZAR’S DAUGHTER by Barbara Nadel
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 1, 2003

"The florid writing, strong sense of setting, and sprawling structure should find an audience, but not among hardcore whodunit fans."
A violent murder in 1992 Istanbul appears to be fueled by anti-Semitism. Read full book review >

BLOG POST

RON POWERS
by Megan Labrise

When Kelly Rindfleisch wrote the words, “No one cares about crazy people,” she never dreamed Pulitzer Prize-winning, New York Times-bestselling author Ron Powers would read them. 

“I cannot describe to you the emotion, the shockwave, that hit me when I read that quote,” says Powers, author of No One Cares About Crazy People: The Chaos and ...


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BOOK REVIEW

FÚTBOL! by Joshua H. Nadel
NON-FICTION
Released: April 7, 2014

"Well-crafted insights about the many ways football reflects and challenges Latin American societies."
On the eve of the World Cup in Brazil comes an investigation of the meaning of fútbol, from Mexico to Cape Horn. Read full book review >

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DAVID MAMET by Ira Nadel
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 1, 2008

"A trifle repetitious, but a sympathetic, scholarly and often penetrating examination of an American original."
The private life of prolific playwright, screenwriter, director, novelist and essayist Mamet remains private in a biography focused on his work. Read full book review >

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CARL SANDBURG by Penelope Niven
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Aug. 1, 2003

"However, despite credits for Sandburg's writings and many grateful acknowledgments, there is no indication of the written sources used for the primary text. (Picture book/biography. 6-9)"
A clever organization and nostalgic ink-and-watercolor illustrations cannot save this picture-book biography of one of the 20th century's great men of letters. Read full book review >

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WE by Gillian  Anderson
NON-FICTION
Released: March 7, 2017

"Sunny, easy-to-follow self-help principles."
A series of practical steps for women to self-improve and help each other. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

IOLANI by Wilkie Collins
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 1999

"Less committed readers may well accept the verdict of Longmans and Chapman and Hall."
The natives are eternally restless in Victorian suspense-master Collins's hitherto unpublished first novel, rejected by both Longmans and Chapman and Hall in 1844. Read full book review >