Search Results: "Tom Mueller"


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NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 5, 2011

"Engrossing history, vivid contemporary reporting and a cogent call to action, expertly blended in an illuminating text."
Expanding on his New Yorker article exposing fraud in the olive oil industry, Mueller considers the trade's past, present, and future. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 25, 2009

"Politically savvy and unafraid to be controversial (but not unnecessarily). An eye-opener for students of geopolitics and a useful primer for would-be globetrotters."
A helter-skelter travelogue in which London-based journalist Mueller endures blasts of rhetoric from the likes of Bono, various nationalists and pundits, as well as blasts of bombs and bad vibes in all corners of the world. Read full book review >

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CREATIVE CHANGE by Jennifer Mueller
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 17, 2017

"Solid reading for the business set though no substitute for books by Twyla Tharp, Daniel Dennett, and other creative thinkers."
Of innovation and its great enemy, inertia. Read full book review >

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ASK DR. MUELLER by Cookie Mueller
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 1997

"Essential reading for bohos, dropouts, and poseurs of every stripe and era."
Engaging, depressing, and remarkably free of artifice, these vignettes of 1980s low life by the late downtown actress and performance artist may not succeed in capturing her scene as well Henry Miller did his—but they make an impressive attempt. Read full book review >

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THE CLIMATE OF THE COUNTRY by Marnie Mueller
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 1999

Life in the wartime Tule Lake Japanese American Segregation Camp, in a nuanced yet strangely unaffecting tale of a pacifist's struggle to reconcile his beliefs with the camp militants' violent behavior. Read full book review >

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A Different Way by Louise Mueller
Released: March 26, 2015

"A worthy book for those seeking company, not guidance, on their spiritual paths."
In this debut memoir based on a series of personal blog posts, Mueller questions God in order to discover her purpose in life. Read full book review >

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GREEN FIRES by Marnie Mueller
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 1994

"It also captures the lure—and difficulty— of exotic travel."
Set in 1969, this riveting novel of adventure and suspense tells a story of an ex-Peace Corps volunteer who, disillusioned and haunted by her experience in coastal Ecuador, returns to that country's exotic rain forest with the hope of making sense of—if not peace with—her past. Read full book review >

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MY MOTHER’S ISLAND by Marnie Mueller
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2001

"An earnest, if sometimes oppressive, exploration of well-worn territory."
In Mueller's third (The Climate of the Country, 1999, etc.), a woman whose history closely parallels the author's bio, nurses her dying mother and attempts to come to terms with their troubled relationship. Read full book review >