Search Results: "Thomas M. Lemberg"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION

"Challenging, informative, dire and yet, in the end, hopeful; this book will open minds—and very likely change a few of them."
An insightful study of American democracy that examines the shifting political and cultural tides since the 1960s and offers a blueprint for change. Read full book review >

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MYSTERY THRILLER

"A thriller much too distracted by trophy wives, yoga classes and outrageous retirement plans."
An unlikely action hero-a retired software tycoon turned health club owner-is at the center of this thin, fast-paced crime drama that's more silly than suspenseful. Read full book review >

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BAKER'S DOZEN by Michael M. Thomas
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 1996

"A vastly entertaining—if less than credible—tale of socioeconomic crimes and punishment, leavened as usual with the author's sharp asides on contemporary commerce and tastes."
Old virtues collide with a new world order's bottom-line values in another of Thomas's classy, cautionary tales of big-time business (Black Money, 1994, etc.) Read full book review >

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ROBERT E. LEE by Emory M. Thomas
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 1995

"Well written and based largely on primary documentation, a good effort at understanding a complex personality."
A comprehensive new biography that seeks to give a balanced portrait of the famed Confederate general. Read full book review >

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FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 2006

"Still, these stories are notable for their setting and voice; they are crude and tender, hideous and funny, resonant stories of disaffected youth and the way that clashing cultures twist their reality. (Fiction. YA)"
Thomas M. Yeahpau (Kiowa) was introduced to the YA literature world in the anthology Night is Gone, Day is Still Coming (2003). 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 >

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Approaching Twi-Night by M Thomas Apple
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 11, 2015

"An overall solid effort; readers will find that it's worth sticking around for the last pitch."
The love of writing and baseball combine in Apple's debut novel. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 1998

"Disch's provocative, engrossing book may fan the flames of a number of simmering arguments in the SF community, but when the smoke clears we may all, as a result of this tonic work, see more clearly."
A gifted writer casts a critical eye on the genre that gave him birth. Read full book review >

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GOLDEN DAWN by Thomas M.  Kostigen
Released: Oct. 16, 2012

"Think The Da Vinci Code with religious fanatics eager to light off an atomic weapon."
Reporter Michael Shea's tracking his uncle, a former IRA bomb maker, and he's not surprised to find him in Iran with a Cechnyan rebel negotiating to build a trigger for a zealot's nuclear weapon. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 18, 1995

"Those who seldom read poetry anymore will figure out why after enjoying Disch's always entertaining volume."
Due largely to his success as a novelist (The Priest, p. 89, etc.), Disch has followed his poetic Muse without becoming part of the poetry racket (as Disch describes it, grants and awards and all the other free lunches poets arrange for one another). Read full book review >

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THE PRIEST by Thomas M. Disch
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 24, 1995

"Not something the Pope will be reading before bedtime."
From the prolific Disch (The Businessman, 1984, etc.), another severely weird boogie through a strange and specific world, this time the hermetic enclaves of some homosexual Catholic priests. Read full book review >