Search Results: "Zoltan J. Acs"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 24, 2013

"A mostly intriguing analysis of how 'to understand philanthropy is to understand something about the American psyche and its fidelity to promoting enterprise and opportunity.'"
Acs (Entrepreneurship and Public Policy/George Mason Univ.; Entrepreneurship, Geography, and American Economic Growth, 2006, etc.) argues that philanthropy's contribution to American capitalism is unique. Read full book review >

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WHITE BACKLASH by Marisa Abrajano
NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 2015

"The authors ponderously demonstrate that white voters who oppose unrestricted Latino immigration increasingly support the party that shares their concern and resists paying for social services for undocumented immigrants. Not worth the effort."
Two University of California, San Diego, political science professors set out to conclusively establish the obvious. Read full book review >

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7 FANTASY BOOKS HEADING TO FILM AND TV
by John DeNardo

As readers, the idea of our favorite books being turned into film and television production frightens us and excites us. It's scary because so many things can go wrong that could result in – gasp! – an unfaithful adaptation. Yet that doesn't stop us from being excited because we get to re-experience the stories we love. Here are ...


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DAVID GARROW
by Gregory McNamee

Barack Obama has been portrayed as being many things over his life and political career. Some have thought him flippant, coasting by on charm and glibness. Others have thought him suspect. Admirers and detractors both have found him aloof, though very few have doubted the fact of his formidable intelligence.

And admirers and detractors alike have also found Barack Obama ...


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BOOK REVIEW

The Ghostwriter's Midnight Cry by J. J. Lopez McGraner
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 30, 2014

"A psychologically dark but somewhat amateurish compilation."
A debut collection of poetry, dreams, songs and rap lyrics. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

The Junior Officer Bunkroom by J. J. Zerr
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"An authentic, well-considered work of military fiction entwined with a coming-of-age tale."
In Zerr's debut novel, two naval pilots come to terms with military life at the end of the Vietnam War. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Virtual Vengeance by Thomas J J Starr
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 2, 2014

"A solid, enjoyable first novel, despite its tendency to veer into wordy technological discussions."
In Starr's debut cyber-thriller, the future is here—and it wants to sell you things. Read full book review >