Search Results: "W. Bruce Lincoln"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: March 1, 1998

"Flawed in its conception and narrative style, Lincoln's sweeping consideration of artistic life in Russia nevertheless offers a stimulating read because of the sheer power of its subject matter. (16 pages color and 16 pages b&w illustrations, not seen)"
A Russian historian explores 1,000 years of Russian art within the context of ongoing political repression and brutality and a search for Russian identity. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Jan. 1, 1994

"Still, overall, a grimly compelling, richly rewarding trek. (Sixteen pages of b&w photographs, three maps-not seen)"
A sweeping, stark, and cautionary popular history of Russia's ruthless, centuries-old exploitation of its vast Eurasian hinterland. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

REPO MADNESS by W. Bruce Cameron
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 23, 2016

"Great atmosphere, a believable premise, and a nuanced, empathetic Everyman hero."
Cameron (The Midnight Plan of the Repo Man, 2014, etc.) tags along with ex-football star, ex-con, full-time repo man Ruddy McCann, who learns the death which sent him to the slammer wasn't his fault. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

"A consistently funny look at the changes that a man experiences when he grows up, has a child, and moves to the suburbs."
An anecdotal look at fatherhood from the author of the bestselling 8 Simple Rules for Dating my Teenage Daughter (2001) and A Dog's Purpose (2010).Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE DOG MASTER by W. Bruce Cameron
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 4, 2015

"Interesting speculative history with a satisfying conclusion, one opening the door for a sequel or series."
Cameron (The Dogs of Christmas, 2013, etc.) returns to a time when woolly mammoth and Neanderthal roamed the Earth and watches as human meets wolf-who-becomes-dog.Read full book review >

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A DOG'S WAY HOME by W. Bruce Cameron
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 9, 2017

"More Disney than drama."
In Cameron's (Puppy Tales: A Dog's Purpose Collection, 2016, etc.) sentimental tale, a stray puppy finds a loving home, loses it after running afoul of anti-pit-bull regulations, and then, after being sent into exile, makes a wilderness trek through the Rocky Mountains home to Denver. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Accidental Exiles by Bruce W. Perry
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2014

"A skillful tale of an American's trauma and expatriation."
A young Iraq War veteran tries to escape his past in Perry's (More Beautiful Women, 2015, etc.) latest novel. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A DOG’S PURPOSE by W. Bruce Cameron
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 6, 2010

"Marley and Me combined with Tuesdays with Morrie."
From humor columnist Cameron (8 Simple Rules for Dating my Teenage Daughter, 2008, etc.), a first novel that follows the spiritual journey of a dog through four incarnations. Read full book review >

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THE MIDNIGHT PLAN OF THE REPO MAN by W. Bruce Cameron
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 28, 2014

"This spirited novel, a rollicking mystery and sweet romance rolled into one, is the perfect vehicle for a wild joy ride."
This laugh-out-loud mystery narrated by a word-clever repo man in Kalkaska, Michigan, will convince readers to keep on (tow) trucking. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 1994

"For students, scholars, and policy types."
A solid but dry academic analysis of how and why the US wrongheadedly tilted toward Iraq and leader Saddam Hussein until the Gulf War. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Compulsion by Bruce W. Perry
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 7, 2014

"Perry delivers again in a novel in which ritualistic murders link the deaths of rich New York men.
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The third novel in Perry's (Gone on Kauai, 2013, etc.) Karl Standt series finds Standt in New York City investigating two gruesome online-dating murders. Read full book review >