This new volume, with its historical slant, its autobiographical material, its impressionistic descriptions of scenery, its occasional nostalgia and pleasing irony, confirms her reputation.
Beautiful prose, tangible emotion, and a constantly lingering sense of dread make what should be a fairly short reading experience an intense and disturbing experience.
With wit and honesty Carroll conveys why the fundamental questions of science matter so much to human culture...
...a mishmash of cardboard characters, a convoluted yet preposterous plot, cartoonish marital discord, paralyzing generational divides, transparent conspiracies, an epidemic of personality disorders, and stereotypical conflicts...
...Mr. Stross offers sufficient portraiture to give us a sense of the young entrepreneurs.
A reviewer's cliche, perhaps, but if you liked his two previous books, you'll love this one, because Díaz is boldly, brilliantly, doing the same thing again, only better.
Chabon’s employment of potboiler techniques keeps the book breathlessly readable, as his best work always is.
Albom deftly juggles multiple narratives to craft an inspiring tale that will please his fans and newcomers alike.
...the wonderful bits more than make up for the less wonderful, and...you should rush to buy this book before the summer is out.
Purplish prose and a wildly baroque ending won’t deter a devoted fan base.
...utterly consuming and ultimately wonderful, it's refreshing in its honesty and complexity.
The Dog Stars is...the story of Hig’s quixotic journey, and it is a story that has resonated deeply with readers around the world.
Stedman grounds what could be a far-fetched premise, setting the stage beautifully to allow for a heart-wrenching moral dilemma to play out
Macintyre effortlessly weaves the agents’ deliciously eccentric personalities with larger wartime events to shape a tale that reads like a top-notch spy thriller.
...veteran investigative reporters Barlett and Steele point out that they delivered identical warnings in America: What Went Wrong (1992)—all of which came true.
Where We Belong is a moving book, and one that sucked me in deep.
...Bohjalian’s storytelling makes this a beautiful, frightening, and unforgettable read.
In an impressive narrative, the author renders esoteric DNA concepts accessible to lay readers.
The Prisoner of Heaven is a killer. The story has heart, menace, torture, kindness, cruelty, sacrifice, honor, and a deep devotion to what makes humans tick. Nothing is out of bounds and no emotion is left hidden...
Spares no bon mot in exposing Hollywood’s sexism, ageism and incurable penchant for extravagant silliness.