Search Results: "Sandy Gluck"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2011

"Classic, unfettered goodness with a sustainable mindset."
The dynamic stars of Planet Green TV's The Fabulous Beekman Boys offer up the ultimate volume of their most treasured, hand-me-down recipes. Read full book review >

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SILENT NIGHT by Sandy Turner
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2001

"Grownups will chuckle; children would probably like this more as an animated film. (Picture book. 7-9)"
A witty, wordless (in a sense) Christmas Eve tale from a New Yorker artist, featuring an indefatigably yippy small dog who goes positively ballistic when Santa drops down the chimney. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 30, 1996

"Christie fans will enjoy; others may wonder what the fuss is about. (photos, not seen) (First printing of 50,000; $50,000 ad/promo; author tour)"
Admiring, sometimes cloyingly worshipful bio of New Jersey's governor. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 1, 2005

"A thin piece that too often reads like a press release."
Television journalist Balfour (Pretty Girl in Crimson Rose (8), 2003) paints a laudatory portrait of the nursing profession, briefly sketches a public hospital in perpetual financial crisis, and looks grimly at the society it serves. Read full book review >

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The God Nobody Knows by Sandy Harlan
NON-FICTION
Released: March 30, 2016

"Carefully and thoughtfully constructed arguments about contemporary Christianity and the questions believers should ask themselves in today's world."
A debut book offers a meditation on contemporary faith and examines new ways of viewing God. Read full book review >

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LEARNING FROM UPHEAVAL by Bill Sandy
Released: Jan. 3, 2012

"Though chock-full of useful nuggets, the meticulous, chronological retelling of a long career can be tedious."
Sandy (Forging the Productivity Partnership, 1990), a retired CEO who had a front seat view of the automotive industry post-World War II, provides a thorough accounting of his role helping to shape the business of human performance improvement. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: July 16, 1996

"Separating wheat from chaff can be tiresome, but buried here are interesting nuggets of history and glimpses into the childhoods of Tibetan luminaries. (photos, not seen)"
A broad sampling of Tibetan Buddhist wisdom, as filtered through the ages. Read full book review >

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TALES FROM GIZZARD’S GRILL by Jeanne Steig
FICTION
Released: May 1, 2004

"The smelly-foot trope is a perennial crowd-pleaser, but adults may be won over more easily than child readers by these ballads. (Poetry. 8+)"
In three rhymed Old West tales, Steig casts a tough-talking but motherly Sheriff and a crew of wanderers who settle into unlikely occupations. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 21, 2008

"Readers won't be laughing: The Garden State doesn't smell too sweet here."
A pair of seasoned investigative reporters catalogue New Jersey's epic political dishonesty. Read full book review >

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OTTO’S TRUNK by Sandy Turner
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 1, 2003

"An overcharged solution to a school or playground problem. (Picture book. 4-6)"
Otto, the elephant, is teased continuously at school for his small size and underdeveloped trunk. Read full book review >

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SHOWA by Carol Gluck
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 27, 1992

"Primarily for its rare mix of American and Japanese perspectives, an important contribution to our understanding of both Japan and Japanese-American relations."
In this stimulating and comprehensive essay collection (originally published as the Summer 1990 issue of Daedalus, which Graubard edits), distinguished American and Japanese scholars debate the significance of the ``Showa'' era—the reign of Emperor Hirohito, from 1925 to 1989—in Japanese history. Read full book review >

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COOL CAT, HOT DOG by Sandy Turner
ANIMALS
Released: July 1, 2005

"Good fun. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A cat and a dog face off, each trying to one-up the other as it describes its own unique attributes. Read full book review >