Search Results: "Vincent Bugliosi"


BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 2007

Manson Family prosecutor Bugliosi (Helter Skelter, 1974, etc.) takes on the endless and various host of JFK conspiracy buffs in this ponderous tome. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: July 15, 1991

"A closely reasoned and engrossing appeal for dramatically new, even draconian, strategies in combating a scourge that most opinion polls put atop any short list of urgent socioeconomic problems."
A thoughtful and thought-provoking agenda for winning the war on drugs. Read full book review >

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Released: Nov. 11, 1974

"Book-of-the-Month Club selection for December and who's to doubt the popular potential or continuing torsion—like a leather thong vise."
ANATOMY OF A MASS MURDER IN COLD BLOOD—or exsanguination (bleeding to death)—only one of the particulars you will pick up in this account of the Tate-LaBianca trials as told by the prosecuting Deputy D.A. and professor of criminal law who is also a TV consultant. Read full book review >

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AND THE SEA WILL TELL by Vincent Bugliosi
Released: Jan. 21, 1990

Best known as the D.A. who put Charles Manson behind bars, Bugliosi (Lullaby and Goodnight, with William Stadiem, 1987; Helter Skelter, 1974, etc.) stars in the unfamiliar role of defense attorney. Read full book review >

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WHO'S HIDING WITH PENGUIN? by Vincent Mathy
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 6, 2016

"Sturdier in construction than geography. (Board book. 1-3)"
Animals play hide-and-seek. Read full book review >

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I'M SICK OF IT! by Vincent Bourgeau
ANIMALS
Released: May 19, 1997

"A charming identity crisis, gratifyingly played out; another temporary malcontent can be found in I'm Sick of It: A Fishy Melodrama (0-8431-7925-2). (Board book. 4-6)"
An artful board-book parable. Read full book review >

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AMADORO by Vincent McConnor
Released: May 1, 1989

A two-steps-behind-the-reader, quasi-psychic mishmash from the ever-predictable McConnor (The Man Who Knew Hammett). Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 28, 2009

"A short but well-told overview."
Washington Post news editor and features writer Bzdek (Woman of the House: The Rise of Nancy Pelosi, 2007) recasts the brothers' famous story in four acts, as each picks up the torch in the aftermath of tragedy. Read full book review >

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The Divinity Paradox by Vincent Vale
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: May 11, 2013

"An initially interesting, but ultimately exhausting, foray into science versus humanity."
A fanciful sci-fi novel that offers another take on the mad scientist. Read full book review >

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CUTTER’S ISLAND by Vincent Panella
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2000

"On balance, promising as worthy kin of Mary Renault and Steven Pressfield."
Suetonius says that at age 25, sailing to Rhodes to study rhetoric, Caesar was taken by pirates and held for 40 days, "to his intense annoyance." First-timer Panella gives fictional voice to the episode in a book that deserves its place on the shelves of the historically minded. Read full book review >