Search Results: "Thom Hartmann"


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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 12, 2013

"Ideological and agitational in tone, this will appeal most to liberals."
Progressive talk show host Hartmann (Unequal Protection: How Corporations Became "People"—and How You Can Fight Back, 2010, etc.) argues that the financial crash of 2008 was just a precursor for the larger-scale disruptions to come in 2016. Read full book review >

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THRESHOLD by Thom Hartmann
NON-FICTION
Released: July 27, 2009

"A mishmash of good intentions."
Radio talk-show host Hartmann (Cracking the Code: How to Win Hearts, Change Minds, and Restore America's Original Vision, 2007, etc.) applies his gung-ho populism to the global ramifications of mankind's loss of balance with nature. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 18, 1999

"Very disappointing, naive solutions to the urgent environmental problems so well outlined in part one. (Author tour)"
Second-rate eco-spirituality from the well-known environmentalist guru Hartmann (The Prophet's Way; Beyond ADD; etc.). Read full book review >

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COLD SNAP by Thom Jones
Released: June 6, 1995

"Raw, powerful, and pulpy: an intense volume that's like staring at a gaping wound, something making it so you can't—or don't want to—look away."
Winner and still champion Jones takes this one on points. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: July 30, 1997

"But these were exciting times, and for those who care about the early days of the feminist movement and about magazine publishing, hearts will beat faster in reliving them. (8 pages b&w photos, not seen)"
A vibrant recollection of the first quarter-century of the magazine that both energized the feminist movement and became a target for its tribulations. Read full book review >

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FIRST FRIDAY by Tory Hartmann
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 19, 2017

"A witty, sensitive story that will satisfy discerning fans of family dramas."
A comic examination of a large Irish family's struggle to maintain their old-fashioned religious and cultural traditions in modern-day California. Read full book review >

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THE TRUTH ABOUT FIRE by Elizabeth Hartmann
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 19, 2002

"Well-meaning thriller of sorts, marred by academic fussiness and extraneous historical detail. Uninspired debut in fiction by the author of a respected work on population control (Reproductive Rights and Wrongs, not reviewed)."
Neo-Nazis in cahoots with the Christian right. Read full book review >

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RAT BOYS by Thom Eberhardt
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2001

"With no pretensions, this is just plain fun and as memorable as your last set of hiccup inducing giggles at a sleepover. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Two 14-year-old girls of the less-than-stunningly-beautiful variety use a chance encounter with a magic ring to provide themselves with dates for the big town dance. Read full book review >

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HIDDEN AGENDA by Thom Racina
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 12, 1998

"Painfully bad."
Annoying, manipulative tale of annoying, manipulative media moguls who lie, cheat, steal, and murder to further the career of their trusting, naive star TV reporter. Read full book review >

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BOSS CUPID by Thom Gunn
Released: April 1, 2000

"A lithe and lyrical volume by a master of contemporary poetry."
Gunn's lengthy and distinguished poetic career includes numerous volumes of poetry and essays, as well as a MacArthur Fellowship and a Lila Acheson Wallace/Reader's Digest Fellowship. Read full book review >