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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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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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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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 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 ROAD TO JERUSALEM by Jan Guillou
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2009

A young boy grows to manhood in medieval Sweden in the first volume of The Crusades Trilogy, the second of Guillou's many Swedish novels to be published in the United States (Enemy's Enemy, 1993). 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 >

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THE ICE PRINCESS by Camilla Lackberg
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 2010

"Not as well written as Larsson and Mankell's works, and rather formulaic. Still, good reading for the beach, if not the sauna."
A middling mystery by Swedish economist turned novelist Läckberg, a phenom in Europe but hitherto unpublished in the United States. Read full book review >

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ELIE WIESEL by Steven T. Katz
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 17, 2013

"Criticism that enhances the appreciation of readers well-versed in the author's work."
Close, scholarly readings of a master storyteller's fiction, memoirs and essays suggest his uncommon breadth and depth. 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 >