Search Results: "Ronald De Feo"


BOOK REVIEW

CALLING MR. KING by Ronald De Feo
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 18, 2011

"Though character development is a real problem, De Feo is definitely a newcomer to watch."
A hit man discovers his inner aesthete. Uh-oh. Read full book review >

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SOLO PASS by Ronald De Feo
Released: March 5, 2013

"Not much in the way of revelation or climactic arc."
The drama inside a mental patient's mind fails to sustain the reader's interest. Read full book review >

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THE YEAR OF THE BOMB by Ronald Kidd
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 9, 2009

"He also gives Paul plenty of food for thought about the hazards of rushing to judgment, of taking people at face value and, most profoundly, of living in a pervasive climate of fear—all decidedly relevant topics for today's readers to mull, too. (Historical fiction. 11-13)"
Ever-so-aptly billed "Stand By Me meets Invasion of the Body Snatchers," this multilayered historical novel features a quartet of quarrelsome—but loyal in the crunch—13-year-olds responding to the anxieties of the McCarthy-era Cold War. Read full book review >

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Released: Jan. 18, 1990

A deft wide-angle combination of journalism (more than 300 interviews) and his. tory, chronicling the uneasy embrace between the capital of power and the capital of glamour. Read full book review >

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ROOM OF SHADOWS by Ronald Kidd
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2017

"An introduction that might tempt readers to explore Poe's own nightmares. (Fantasy. 9-13)"
What kind of horror might Edgar Allan Poe perpetrate in today's world? Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 24, 1997

"A well-conducted tour for those curious about genes, viruses, DNA, and our mysterious immune system. (Author tour)"
In this illuminating chronicle of the progress of medicine in understanding and battling infectious diseases, Glasser links the work of today's immunologists, microbiologists, and virologists with the struggles of earlier medical pioneers. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION

"Occasionally compelling, but generally dry."
All you need is love. Or at least a cognitive psychological process that fosters intersubjectivity. Read full book review >

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JEAN RENOIR by Ronald Bergan
NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 21, 1994

"A charming work that successfully and lovingly evokes the world of one of the cinema's true giants."
Film historian Bergan (The United Artists Story, not reviewed) contributes a warm and intelligent new biography of the great French filmmaker to the celebration of the centennial of his birth this fall. Read full book review >

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NIGHT VISION by Ronald Munson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 13, 1995

"William Gibson salad that lacks the former's pulp grossness and the latter's technical byte."
Evidently, Munson (Fan Mail, 1993, etc.) can't get enough of the twisted-obsession angle he's used to construct previous thrillers. Read full book review >