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Book Reviews

 






 
Here's a list of titles reviewed at length or in brief in Holt Uncensored. Just click on the title you want to read, and the computer will take you to the column in which the review appeared. The list is organized chronologically, but you can use the search function in your browser to find a specific title or author on this page.


9/10/99 — present

The War on Choice: The Right-Wing Attack on Women's Rights and How to Fight Back
Gloria Feldt, #388, 8/27/04
Offer of Proof
Robert Heilbrun, #385, 5/27/04
The Zero Game
Brad Meltzer, #382, 3/03/04
Caroline Heilbrun
Obituary, #377, 10/24/03
Behind Every Choice Is a Story
Gloria Feldt, #369, 6/17/03
Fire In My Soul
Eleanor Holmes Norton, #367, 5/23/03
Fat Ollie's Book
Evan Hunter, #366, 5/13/03
Lost Light
Michael Connolly, #365, 5/2/03
A Mouthful of Air
Amy Koppelman, #362, 3/22/03
Freedom In The Family
Patricia and Tananarive Due, #357, 1/30/03
Oh, The Things I Know!
Al Franken, #355, 1/16/03
War Is A Force That Gives Us Meaning
Chris Hedges, #353, 12/11/02
Iraq Under Seige
Anthony Arnove, #353, 12/11/02
911: The Big Lie and Pentagate
Thierry Meysson, #353, 12/11/02
Bel Canto
Ann Patchett, #350, 11/15/02
Alfred E. Smith
Chris Finan, #349, 11/05/02
Contact!
Susan Grant, #348, 10/22/02
Trash
Dorothy Allison, #344, 9/26/02
Souvenirs de Voyage
Louise Kollenbaum, #337, 7/23/02
Tumbling After
Susan Parker, #335, 7/17/02
Drawing It Out
Sherana Harriette Frances, #333, 7/02/02
Dads And Daughters
Joe Kelly, #332, 7/09/02
No Turning Back
Estelle Freedman, #326, #328, 6/11–18/02
Our Last Best Shot
Laura Stepp Sessions, #324, #325, 6/4–7/02
James Patterson (commentary)
#320, 5/17/2002
Literary Lynching (serialized)
Dorothy Bryant, #309-#328, 3/26–6/18/02
My Country Versus Me
Wen Ho Lee, #302, 2/22/02
A Convenient Spy
Dan Strober, Ian Hoffman, #302, 2/22/02
Moon of the Swaying Buds
Gail Sher, #300, 2/12/02
The Girl Who Went and Saw And Came Back
Kim Chernin, #298, 2/5/02
Edgework Books
#296, #297, #298, 1/29–2/5/02
A Beautiful Mind (vs. movie)
#294, 1/18/02
Rachel Naomi Remen Interview
#235, 1/08/02
Isabel Allende Interview
  Pt I: #289, 12/18/01
  Pt II: #290, 12/21/01
No Place Like Home
Melanie Friend, #281, 11/14/01
Peace Like a River
Leif Enger, #279, 11/6/01
Terrorism and Kids
Fern Reiss, #277, 10/30/01
Valhalla Rising
Clive Cussler, #276, 10/26/01
Trans-Sister Radio
Chris Bohjalian, #276, 10/26/01
Underground
Haruki Murakami, #268, 9/28/01
The Down Home Trailer Park Cookbook
Ruby Ann Boxcar, #263, 9/11/01
Yellow Journalist
William Wong
  Pt I: #259, 8/17/01
  Pt II: #260, 8/24/01
Given Sugar, Given Salt
Jane Hirshfield
  Pt I: #236, 5/15/01
  Pt II: #237, 5/18/01
  Pt III: #238, 5/21/01
Shutterbabe
Deborah Copaken Kogan, #235
The Business of Books
Andre Schiffrin, #191, 10/24/00
Listen To Us: The World's Working Children
Jane Springer, #189, 9/29/00
The Blind Assassin
Margaret Atwood, #187, 9/22/00
South Mountain Road
Hesper Anderson, #185, 9/15/00
American Rhapsody
Joe Eszterhas, #170, 7/25/00
Sex and Math in the Harvard Yard
Hubert Kennedy, #168, 7/17/00
The Notorious Dr. August (Brief)
Christopher Bram, #166, 7/11/00
The Married Man (Brief)
Edmund White, #166, 7/11/00
The World and Other Places (Brief)
Jeannette Winterson, #166, 7/11/00
Stitching a Revolution (Brief)
Cleve Jones, #166, 7/11/00
Amazon.com: Get Big Fast
Robert Spector, #154, 5/19/00
Audio - Healing Trauma: PTSD
Belleruth Naparstek, #153 5/16/00
The Boy He Left Behind
Mark Matousek, #146, 4/21/00
Path Without Destination
Satish Kumar, #144, 4/13/00
Bones of the Master
George Crane, #141, 4/4/00
Seductive Poison
Deborah Layton, #135, 3/7/00
Death of the Good Doctor
Kate Scannell, #134, 3/3/00
NonZero
Robert Wright, #129, 2/15/00
Audio - The Diaries of Adam and Eve
Mark Twain, #128, 2/11/00
Bad Girls and Sick Boys
Linda Kauffman, #121, 1/18/00
Mockingbird
Walter Tevis, #117, 12/21/99
Bookstore
Jeannette Watson, #117, 12/21/99
No Logo
Naomi Klein, #115, 12/14/99
What To Do When the Police Leave
Bill Jenkins, #111, 11/30/99
Those Bones Are Not My Child
Toni Cade Bambara, #111, 11/30/99
Some Mother's Daughter
International Prostitutes Collective, #111, 11/30/99
A Doomsday Reader
Ted Daniels, #111, 11/30/99
Virginia Wolfe (Brief)
Hermione Lee, #106, 11/9/99
Personal Injuries
Scott Turow, #99, 10/15/99
The Moral Compass of the American Lawyer
Richard Zitrin and Carol M. Langford, #99, 10/15/99
Coercion
Douglas Rushkoff, #99, 10/15/99
Dutch
Edmund Morris, #98, 10/12/99
In the Absence of the Sacred
Jerry Mander, #93, 9/21/99
Garcia: An American Life
Blair Jackson, #92, 9/17/99
Cruddy
Lynda Barry, #90, 9/10/99
Stiffed
Susan Faludi, #90, 9/10/99


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9/25/98 — 9/3/99

Audio - The Professor and the Madman
Simon Winchester, #88, 9/3/99
The Whole Woman
Germaine Greer, #88, 9/3/99
Rush for Riches
J.S. Holliday, #88, 9/3/99
Audio - Jane Eyre (Brief)
Charlotte Bronte, #86, 8/20/99
Audio - The Aeneid (Brief)
Virgil, #86, 8/20/99
Audio - True at First Light
Ernest Hemingway, #86, 8/20/99
Leaving Pico
Frank X. Gaspar, #85, 8/17/99
Literary Agents
John Baker, #84, 8/13/99
The End of the Class War
Catherine Brady, #83, 8/10/99
The Guide to Getting It On
Paul Joannides, #79, 7/27/99
Handcuff Blues
Toni E. Johnson, #79, 7/27/99
What Her Body Thought (Brief)
Susan Griffin, #76, 7/17/99
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
#74, 7/9/99
The Colony of Unrequited Dreams
Wayne Johnston, #72, 7/2/99
Front Row at the White House (Brief)
Helen Johnson, #70, 6/25/99
Lie in the Dark (Brief)
Dan Fesperman, #70, 6/25/99
Burn This House (Brief)
edited by Jasminka Udovicki and James Ridgeway, #70, 6/25/99
Fields of Courage
Susan Samuels Drake, #67, 6/4/99
The Pride of Havana
Roberto Gonzalez Echevarria, #67, 6/4/99
Tales of the Lavendar Menace
Karla Jay, #67, 6/4/99
The Good Listener
Beil Belton, #67, 6/4/99
Real Time
Regis McKenna, #64, 5/25/99
Slackjaw (Brief)
Jim Knipfel, #60, 5/14/99
The Decadent Reader (Brief)
edited by Asti Hustvedt, #60, 5/14/99
The Intuitionist (Brief)
Colson Whitehead, #60, 5/14/99
Another Life
Michael Korda, #59, 5/11/99
The Stakeholder Society (Brief)
Bruce Ackermann and Anne Alstott, #58, 5/7/99
The Earth Shall Weep (Brief)
James Wilson, #58, 5/7/99
Now Breathe (Brief)
Claudia Sternbach, #58, 5/7/99
Lloyd: What Happened (Brief)
Stanley Bing, #58, 5/7/99
The Courage to Be Rich
Suze Orman, #53, 4/16/99
Presidential Ambition
Richard Shenkman, #53, 4/16/99
Moonlight on the Avenue of Faith
Gina B. Nahai, #53, 4/16/99
Living for the City (Brief)
Jervey Tervalon, #53, 4/16/99
Inspired Philanthropy (Brief)
Tracy Gary and Melissa Kohner, #53, 4/16/99
Audio - Stranger Than Fiction
Amy Tan et al, #52, 4/13/99
Compassion Fatique
Susan D. Moeller, #47, 3/23/99
Sister of My Heart
Chitra Divakaruni, #45, 3/17/99
Cookin' With Honey
edited by Amy Scholder, #41, 3/2/99
Cheekie
Clarence Nero, #39, 2/23/99
Wisdom Circles
Cindy Spring and Charles Garfield, #38, 2/19/99
The Orchid Thief
Susan Orlean, #34, 2/2/99
Death Dance
Berton Garey, #34, 2/2/99
Meditation Made Easy (Brief)
#34, 2/2/99
The Age of Spiritual Machines
Ray Kurzweil, #32, 1/26/99
Easy Money
Jenny Siler, #32, 1/26/99
Standing at the Scratch Line
Guy Johnson, #32, 1/26/99
Citizen Newhouse
Carol Felsenthal, #26, 1/5/99
365 Views of Mt. Fuji
Todd Shimoda, #21, 12/9/98
Switch
Carol Guess, #21, 12/9/98
They Call Me Mad Dog
Erika Lopez, #21, 12/9/98
White Hats
Floyd Beaver, #21, 12/9/98
Geisha (Brief)
Liza Darby, #21, 12/9/98
Books of the Century
Charles McGrath ed., #17, 11/17/98
The Experts Speak (Brief)
Christopher Cert and Victor Navasky, #17, 11/17/98
The Fabric of the Future
Mary Jane Ryan, ed., #17, 11/17/98
The Grace in Dying
Kathleen Dowling Singh, #13, 11/3/98
Fuck You Cancer and Other Poems
Rick Fields, #13, 11/3/98
The Farming of Bones
Edwidge Danticat, #9, 10/23/98
Under a Wing
Reeve Lindbergh, #7, 10/14/98
Magnitude 8
Philip Fradkin, #7, 10/14/98
My Year of Meats
Ruth L. Ozeki, #5, 10/6/98
The American Century
Harold Evans, #5, 10/6/98
A Larger Memory
Ron Takaki, #3, 9/29/98
Ecology of Fear
Mike Davis, #2, 9/25/98


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