Search Results: "Victor J. Stenger"


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GOD AND THE ATOM by Victor J. Stenger
NON-FICTION
Released: April 16, 2013

"A disappointing rehash of the science-vs.-religion debate."
An emeritus professor of physics and astronomy traces the roots of modern science, including the discovery of the Higgs boson, to the materialist Greek and Roman philosophers 2,500 years ago. Read full book review >

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FICTION & LITERATURE

"An intriguing, if a bit unstructured, novel of ideas about the nature of personal healing."
A psychological tale centers on a woman's quest to calm her own inner turmoil. Read full book review >

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THE TATRA EAGLE by J. Victor Tomaszek
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 16, 2012

"A grand, if sometimes grandiose, portrayal of a szabla-wielding hero. "
Tomaszek (Dance the Golden Calf, 2016, etc.) offers a sweeping novel of historical military fiction set in 17th-century Poland. Read full book review >

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Released: Nov. 16, 1990

Despite its title and 796 pages, this nutrition guide isn't really complete—at least not for anyone with a serious interest in the pure foods revolution of the past ten years. Read full book review >

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"Trippy, creative, and thoughtful, this vocabulary book should awaken imaginations."
An ABC book for all ages features the artist/author's illustrations of unusual words in unexpected combinations, from "apperceptive achatina" to "zooid zeppelin's zygote." Read full book review >

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THE LAND OF LINES by Victor Hussenot
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 2, 2015

"A familiar plot retold in imaginative drawings that beg multiple readings. (Picture book. 5-10)"
A boy and a girl explore an unknown world of sharp lines, conquer monsters, and tumble their way into new lands. Read full book review >

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MOONDREAM by Victor Osborne
Released: April 20, 1989

After quarreling with his good friend Katy, Rupert is wakened by a fearsome "Grabbly"; Katy hears their straggle, rushes to the rescue, and is carried off instead—thus initiating Rupert's book-long journey to rescue her. Read full book review >

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Released: March 1, 1996

"That patience, Villase§or seems to suggest, is the clue to the Mexican people's survival, and his affectionate, tongue-in-cheek look into the past is a pleasure in every respect. (Author tour)"
A rollicking sequel to Rain of Gold (1991), which was likened in these pages to a Latin American Roots. Read full book review >

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FRIENDS, LOVERS, ENEMIES by Barbara Victor
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 30, 1991

"Sophomoric."
Victor (Absence of Pain, 1988; Misplaced Lives, 1990) doles out a plodding dull-o-drama of terrorist intrigue in the Middle East. Read full book review >

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CORIANDER by Barbara Victor
Released: April 1, 1993

"What threatens to be a goopy, glitzy medical-soaper turns out to be a serious, largely successful political thriller."
An Argentine banker disappears in a fiery plane crash just before his bank is shown to be missing 50 or so million dollars. Read full book review >

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THE END OF WAR by Victor  Love
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 31, 2017

"A collection of diverse literary offerings that lacks a coherent structure."
This debut philosophical miscellany includes story fragments, a film treatment, poems, a two-act play, and letters to the editor. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 1993

"A top-level insider's dramatic, stranger-than-fiction disclosures in the great game of espionage. (Maps and photographs- -not seen)"
The suspenseful, eye-opening memoir of a Soviet spy who came in from the cold. Read full book review >