Search Results: "Steven A. Cook"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2011

"A nice complement to Lloyd Gardner's similar book, The Road to Tahrir Square (2011), though Cook is more concerned with internal than international dynamics."
The unfolding of events leading up to the overthrow of Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak, including a detailed account of the build-up to revolution and how recent developments were organized. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Aug. 16, 2005

"Solid work, if a tad stuffy."
Restaurant critic Shaw, founder and publisher of Fat-Guy.com and eGullet.com, reveals secrets about commercial restaurants, including how to get a good table. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SPORTS AND THE AMERICAN JEW by Steven A. Riess
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 15, 1998

"Despite such shortcomings, that this book's title sounds like a punchline is perhaps the best argument for the need for just such a study."
paper 0-8156-2761-0 Aiming to debunk the stereotype that American Jews and sports are somehow alien to each other, this well-intentioned yet dry collection of essays often unintentionally underscores the myth that the "Chosen People" are the last picked when anyone's choosing up sides. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WHEN THE FATES WHISPER by Steven A. Lorenz
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 27, 2012

"A sometimes-engaging novel of nostalgic Americana and small-town celebrations."
A debut novel about a young man's hijinks with his neighborhood friends. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

The Chronicles of Spartak by Steven A. Coulter
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 2, 2016

"An overripe but still entertaining gay fantasia."
A multitalented, bisexual, teenage slave becomes a symbol of freedom in this debut sci-fi saga. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 2001

"Still, these crystalline snapshots of a long-gone Hollywood should please most cinéastes."
A well-constructed anthology that provides satisfying meditations on film scandals both notorious and obscure. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1992

"And that there are scientists like Rosenberg doing their all to make the therapy work."
The exciting story of an idea whose time has come—and of the man who pioneered it. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 16, 2016

"An inventive, imaginative, and beautifully crafted management guide."
Consultants Danley and Hughes tackle various business-management challenges in a simulated medical manual. Read full book review >