Search Results: "William H Goodson III"


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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 21, 2016

"A balanced, informative handbook appropriate for any woman concerned about her breast health."
A surgeon offers a guide to talking to a doctor about breast cancer. Read full book review >

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THE BLUE EYED GIRL by William H Goodson III
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 12, 2014

"A compassionate, well-written novel with memorable characters and skillfully expressed insights."
A Nebraska girl attending a Midwestern college in the 1960s is taken advantage of by an unscrupulous foreign student, something she takes decades to fully understand. Read full book review >

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THE HUNTING TRIP by William E. Butterworth III
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 29, 2015

"Butterworth's good-natured buffoonery and hyperbole work far better than Butterworth-as-Griffin adding repartee to Hazardous Duty (2014)."
Butterworth drops his W.E.B. Griffin nom de plume and shifts from spy/soldier/police derring-do to produce a romantic adventure novel fueled by sly, sometimes arch, humor.Read full book review >

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ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Dec. 16, 2013

"A convincing argument for well-child care in early childhood."
A collection of articles edited by Pittard (Pediatrics/Univ. of South Carolina) makes the case for a standardized set of well-child visits in infancy and the preschool years. Read full book review >

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Released: Jan. 24, 1990

A former priest, counselor, and recovering alcoholic spells out the nature of denial in sustaining active alcoholism. Read full book review >

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"A fair and stimulating look at an immensely gifted, immensely flawed figure."
The reputation of Arnold Toynbee—whose Study of History was called by Time magazine "the best available guide to the meaning of history and the destiny of humankind"—has over the intervening years slipped into a scholarly limbo. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 1, 2009

"Chockablock with fact and figure, an intelligent, informed treatment showing the United States as a great laboratory of cultural innovation."
Generally brisk but occasionally dense summary of American intellectual history from the Founding Fathers to the eve of the 20th century. Read full book review >

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BACK\SLASH by William H. Lovejoy
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 1, 1996

"A grand user-friendly yarn that gives new meaning to the words computer error."
Paperback vet Lovejoy makes his hardcover debut a memorable occasion with an ultracool, swiftly paced tale of cyberspace chicanery. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 11, 1996

"As always, Calvin's thinking about thinking gives plenty of food for thought."
Neurophysiologist Calvin (The Ascent of Mind: Ice Age Climate and the Evolution of Intelligence, 1990, etc.) continues to explore the human mind in a lively, erudite fashion, this time drawing on evolutionary biology, ethology, linguistics, and neuroscience. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 1992

"Nothing but a sense of wonder bonds these essays together, which means there's something for everyone and everything for those who love science."
A bonanza of original science essays by top names in the field, written to benefit Share Our Strength, a nonprofit hunger- relief foundation. Read full book review >

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Released: Oct. 1, 1982

"As a survey of military history, though, it's a work of exceptional breadth."
In his Plagues and Peoples (1976) University of Chicago historian McNeill surveyed world history from the perspective of the influence of microparasites in human life and social organization; this much longer overview is based on "macroparasites"—i.e., other human beings. Read full book review >