Search Results: "Yukari Iwatani Kane"


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HAUNTED EMPIRE by Yukari Iwatani Kane
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 18, 2014

"Much of this book is an extended footnote to Walter Isaacson's biography of Jobs, which, though not without problems, is the first work to consult when thinking of things Apple."
Can Apple, though socking away billions in sales of iPhones and iPads, be the disruptor and industry leader of old? Without the radical sensibilities of Steve Jobs, it seems unlikely. Read full book review >

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THE LAWS OF EVENING by Mary Yukari Waters
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2003

"Sure to be devoured by fans of Amy Tan and Susan Power."
Eleven debut stories about Japanese life circa WWII from Japanese-American Waters. Read full book review >

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THE LINE BETWEEN HERE AND GONE by Andrea Kane
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 19, 2012

"A light thriller with romantic elements."
Amanda Gleason's infant son, Justin, is fighting for his life, and only his father can save him. But his father, Paul Everett, is dead. Or is he? Read full book review >

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THE UNSCRATCHABLES by Cornelius Kane
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 1, 2009

"Not the tightest mystery you've ever read, but unquestionably a tour de force."
Pseudonymous Kane's debut shows what happens when the guardians of the mean streets are a bull terrier and a Siamese cat. Read full book review >

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Released: June 23, 2008

"Makes reading about multiplayer first-person shooter video gaming just as boring as reading in-depth accounts of any other sport."
New York Post entertainment features writer Kane tracks the world of competitive video gaming as it moves out of Internet cafés and into the high-stakes world of televised grudge matches. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2003

"Heartfelt, yet so threadbare of fresh material that it hardly merits even article-length treatment. (Photographs, 60-minute CD of interviews)"
Radio newsman Kane may have been the only journalist to travel with the Beatles on all the stops of their 1964-65 tour, but this recounting offers little more than a chronology of screams and adulation. Read full book review >

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THE SECONDARY by Farrell Kane
Released: July 13, 2011

"A multilayered albeit structurally raw look inside a grief-stricken family."
In Kane's debut novel, after wealthy suburban parents lose their teenage son to a freak accident, they bring in a lookalike "secondary" to replace him. Read full book review >

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DEATHBYTE by DS Kane
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 12, 2014

"A dizzying spy story for readers with clear minds and steely constitutions."
In the second installment of the Spies Lie thriller series, a covert agent reunites with his allies as intelligence agencies battle over a revolutionary tracking device. Read full book review >

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ProxyWar by DS Kane
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 27, 2015

"The latest adventure in a series that only grows more engaging with each installment."
In the sixth book in Kane's (Baksheesh Bribes, 2015, etc.) Spies Lie series, a motley crew of spies, hackers, and mercenaries unites to stop China and Russia from declaring war on the United States.Read full book review >

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WHEN THEY WERE BOYS by Larry Kane
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 1, 2013

"A shimmering, occasionally breathless report that should fill in many of the cracks in readers' knowledge of pop-music history."
A spirited jump down the rabbit hole to the early years of what would become the Beatles, from TV news anchor and Beatles chronicler Kane (Lennon Revealed, 2005, etc.). Read full book review >