Search Results: "Sharon Moalem"


BOOK REVIEW

SHARON by Gilad Sharon
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 25, 2011

"Sharon's son provides a solid template on which subsequent biographers will have to build."
The life and times of Israel's warrior leader Ariel Sharon, chronicled by his son. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 2009

"An accessible presentation of sex not just as a necessary means to protect our species, but also a vital part of a culture structured around love and pleasure."
Moalem (Survival of the Sickest, 2007) explores the social human from a sexual perspective, concluding that the evolution of sexuality can teach us a lot about behavior. Read full book review >

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INHERITANCE by Sharon Moalem
NON-FICTION
Released: April 15, 2014

"Readers may occasionally seek less of Moalem's enthusiasm and ego, but he has a lot of solid information to convey and a stylish way of telling it."
A compendium of facts and case studies on genes. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 6, 2007

"Moalem's lively and enthusiastic treatise offers enough plausible explanations for interesting phenomena that you'll be willing to forgive its more outré speculations."
Certain disease-related genes may make you sick but protect you from a worse fate—death—argues unconventional medical researcher Moalem. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SHARON TATE by Ed Sanders
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 5, 2016

"Readers are likely to finish the book more confused than illuminated by all the possibilities, theories, and potential co-conspirators."
The author revisits the murder that spawned his best-known book, The Family (1971).Read full book review >

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ARIEL SHARON by Nir Hefez
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 24, 2006

"Peacemakers are rare in the Middle East today, and this well-written biography is thus particularly timely."
An admiring, if critical, life of the Israeli warrior/politician. Read full book review >

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SHARON OEHLER: PEDIATRICIAN by Jennifer Bryant
BIOGRAPHY
Released: April 1, 1991

"Glossary. (Nonfiction. 8-10)"
One of a useful new series of seven—''Working Moms: A Portrait of Their Lives.'' (Others include a lawyer [Hispanic], music teacher [black], veterinarian, and park ranger.) Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 20, 2006

"A life of noisy desperation, vomited up con brio. (52 b&w and color photos throughout)"
Exhausting memoir soaked in bodily fluids from warmhearted showbiz vulgarian Osbourne. Read full book review >

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SHARON TATE AND THE MANSON MURDERS by Greg King
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 15, 2000

"Readers might wonder why King's account suddenly surfaces 31 years after the killings, but true-crime fans and Manson fetishists (you know who you are) will find it irresistible."
An oddly timed, incredibly detailed account of the most famous of the Manson Family's victims. Read full book review >

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THE ART OF BREAKING GLASS by Matthew Hall
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 1997

"But for most of its length, it really does manage to make its villain both scary and unsettlingly appealing. (First printing of 200,000; $300,000 ad/promo)"
Imagine Hannibal Lecter with a social conscience, and you'll have the germ of Hall's diabolically sharp new thriller. Read full book review >