Search Results: "Steven T. Seagle"


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GENIUS by Steven T. Seagle
GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMIC BOOKS
Released: July 9, 2013

"Cotton candy masquerading as a meal."
A former child prodigy fails to launch professionally but learns the importance of "heart knowledge," all in the shadow of the almighty screwball genius god, Albert Einstein. Read full book review >

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DISPOSABLE THOUGHT by Steven T. Bramble
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 11, 2015

"A dense, ambitious social saga with a sci-fi tinge."
A literary novel chronicles a young man's peculiar relationship to objects. Read full book review >

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Released: April 6, 2001

"At once a studied academic investigation and a highly accessible contribution to popular debate, Rosenthal's account treads a careful path though a polemical minefield."
A cogent exploration of the evolving relationship between Israel and American Jewry, from early Zionism through to the present day. Read full book review >

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GRID CITY OVERLOAD by Steven T. Bramble
Released: July 1, 2012

"A creative and repetitive analysis of our collective infatuation with glowing screens."
A story of near-future distress from author Bramble (Affliction Included, 2009). Read full book review >

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BAD WOLF by Nele Neuhaus
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 21, 2014

"A densely plotted but sprawling exercise in unbridled evil. Spoiler alert: Most of the bad guys turn out to be good, and most of the good guys turn out to be bad."
Another encounter with monstrous iniquity for Pia Kirchhoff, Oliver von Bodenstein and the other stalwarts of Hofheim's Criminal Police (Snow White Must Die, 2013). Read full book review >

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SIDETRACKED by Henning Mankell
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 1, 1999

"Though the punishing length and glacial pace of glum Wallander's third (The White Lioness, 1998, etc.) may put off casual visitors, connoisseurs of the police procedural will tear into this installment like the seven-course banquet it is."
Under ordinary circumstances, the suicide of an unknown teenager would get Inspector Kurt Wallander's undivided attention, especially because she poured gasoline over her head and set herself aflame right in front of the horrified, helpless Wallander. Read full book review >

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THE EYE OF THE LEOPARD by Henning Mankell
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 1, 2008

"The tension never relaxes, and most readers will surely persevere through the final blood-soaked, despairing pages, which attain a truly mesmerizing power."
This previously untranslated novel from the Swedish author, best known for his Kurt Wallender mysteries, tells the complex story of a rootless Swede's perilous and disillusioning African experience. Read full book review >

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THE TEMPLAR KNIGHT by Jan Guillou
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2010

"A fine second volume in an original trilogy."
The second installment of the Crusades Trilogy by Swedish author Guillou (The Road to Jerusalem, 2009, etc.). Read full book review >

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DETECTIVE INSPECTOR HUSS by Helene Tursten
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 1, 2003

"Huss."
A new procedural series introduces Det. Insp. Read full book review >

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THE TIE MAN'S MIRACLE by Steven Schnur
FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 1995

"1430) creates pale watercolor portraits, in the style of Barry Moser's earliest work, skillfully capturing the elderly man's posture and the Hoffman's suburban home. (Picture book. 5+)"
Subtitled ``A Chanukah Tale,'' the story of a bent little man who comes to the Hoffman residence on the last night of the holiday to sell ties. Read full book review >

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THE PHILOSOPHER'S KISS by Peter Prange
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 5, 2011

"Published successfully in Germany in 2003, the novel arrives freshly translated by the reliable Steven T. Murray, who did Stieg Larsson's The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. Despite some soapy bits, it deserves to score with American audiences, too."
Denis Diderot, hero of the Enlightenment, battles dark forces galore, in novelist Prange's U.S. debut. Read full book review >

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WHERE MONSTERS DWELL by Jørgen Brekke
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 11, 2014

"Grim and tense, but readers will want more payoff."
Brekke's big-boned debut thriller, spanning two continents and 500 years, delves into the unholy connections between a pair of monstrous killings in Norway and the U.S. Read full book review >