Search Results: "W. Bruce Lincoln"


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 >

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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 >

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THE DOGS OF CHRISTMAS by W. Bruce Cameron
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 22, 2013

"A book about dog lovers by an author who understands the canine soul."
Cameron's latest demonstrates how the unconditional love received from dogs can make all the difference in human lives. Read full book review >

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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 >

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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 >

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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 >

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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 >

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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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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 >