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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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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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: 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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"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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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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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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NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 2010

"A quiet, sane, nonconfrontational call for people to take control of enjoying their lives—an important lesson in this frantic 21st century."
A medical doctor, and cancer survivor, proposes steps for better living. Read full book review >

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PEARL HARBOR by Steven M. Gillon
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 2011

"An excellent introduction to Roosevelt and his times with heavy emphasis on events surrounding Pearl Harbor."
Japanese planes appeared over Oahu at 1:25 p.m., Washington time, on Dec. 7, 1941. This superior addition to the snapshot genre of historical writing describes the following 24 hours, ending when FDR delivered his famous "day of infamy" message to Congress. Read full book review >

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CRIMINAL PARADISE by Steven M. Thomas
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 1, 2008

"The criminal-as-detective gimmick works. This is a good start."
An honorable thief in glossy Orange County strays from his business plan when a restaurant heist leads to the discovery of a sex-slave business. Read full book review >