Search Results: "Steven M. Nesbit"


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Hudojnik by Steven M. Nesbit
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 16, 2013

"Short on art-historical substance, but nevertheless, a valuable record of an overlooked artist."
An introduction to a forgotten Russian painter and his work. Read full book review >

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THE STORY OF THE AMULET by E. Nesbit
Released: Jan. 1, 1906

"The new pictures by J.S. Goodall, unfortunately, have such an old-fashioned quality that they belie the timelessness of the story and give the book a dated look."
This is the third of the trilogy beloved by those who first met E. Nesbit through her Five Children and It, and The Phoenix and the Carpet. Read full book review >

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"A surprising delight."
A fascinating meditation on war, memory and the nature of the soul-as compelling as it is unexpected. Read full book review >

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BOCA DAZE by Steven M.  Forman
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 31, 2012

"Like Boca Mournings (2010, etc.) and its kin: tough, mean and surprisingly sappy when Eddie carries on conversations with Mr. Johnson, the penis he deems in need of frequent encouragement and little blue pills."
A 61-year-old ex-Boston cop continues to adapt to life in Florida. Read full book review >

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HARVEST HOMICIDE by Steven M Wells
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 3, 2014

"It's unfortunate that Eric's sleuthing isn't spotlighted more often, but this remains a thriller that can be savored."
In Wells' (Killer Cuvée, 2012, etc.) latest thriller, vintner Eric Savage returns to help solve a murder and find a wine thief. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 2000

"Radical monkeyshines ruin this well-intentioned treatise. (Author tour; radio satellite tour)"
A potentially historic work on the legal case for animal rights that shoots itself in the paw with shrill terms and tactics. Read full book review >

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Released: Aug. 26, 2006

"Grammar aside, Friedman offers sound, operational advice."
A compact guide to managing intergenerational sensitivities in the real-estate workplace. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 15, 2009

"The author's passion for animal rights is unquestionably commendable, but his method of displaying the fallacies of 'religious certainties' is dubious."
Animal-rights lawyer Wise fashions (Though the Heavens May Fall: The Landmark Trial That Led to the End of Human Slavery, 2006, etc.) an angry, oddly focused denunciation of industrial pig farming in North Carolina. Read full book review >

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BOCA KNIGHTS by Steven M.  Forman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2009

"The tone is good-natured rather than comical, and the story doesn't have much more narrative drive than a photo album. Maybe the promised sequel will find Eddie ready to hit the ground running."
A widowed Boston cop who retires to Boca Raton for the weather gets more than his share of post-professional assignments. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 16, 2010

"A comprehensive primer on the business skills essential for physicians."
A doctors' guide to entrepreneurship contains practical advice on everything from hiring and billing to insurance and patents. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 2001

"Preaches to the converted, but will leave others unconvinced."
Prominent animal-rights activist and lawyer Wise (Rattling the Cage, 2000) makes a case for animal rights based on "practical autonomy." Read full book review >