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Published Reviews

Genesis Machines
Times Literary Supplement reviews
"[Amos] provides a readable and engaging description of his and others' adventures in the overlap between two major realms of current technology, computation...
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Genesis Machines
Mail on Sunday reviews
"...An elegant primer on a mind-blowing technology that could change our lives out of all recognition... On the way to describing...this new science, Amos...
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Genesis Machines
New Statesman reviews
"It is hard not to share Amos's excitement as the computational possibilities of the DNA revolution become clear...Amos makes the science accessible, with...
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Genesis Machines
Times Higher Education reviews
"What do encryption, the double helix and sudoku have in common? They are all bound together...in rather surprising ways, as Martyn Amos masterfully shows in...
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Genesis Machines
The Guardian reviews
"Fascinating... Amos describes such experiments beautifully, combining laboratory drama with technical explanations. His lucid and punchy prose conveys a...
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Fright.com reviews
Rhoads's contributions are, it turns out, the most subtle of the entire book, which only grows steadily more perverse.
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Gilded Lili
Austin Chronicle reviews
DiNardo successfully reintroduces a largely forgotten star, recounting her unbelievable life. For burlesque fans and aficionados of cultural history, Gilded Lili:...
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Gilded Lili
Booklist reviews
Recent women's-studies interest in striptease has resuscitated the stars of the form during its mid-twentieth-century heyday, from Bettie Page to Gypsy Rose Lee....
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Gilded Lili
Library Journal reviews
Freelance journalist DiNardo provides a fun romp through the dancer’s colorful life—the clubs she played, the men she loved, the court cases she faced—yet also...
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Gilded Lili
Publishers Weekly reviews
Contemporary “stripper chic” and the “neo-burlesque movement” have spurred new interest in Lili St. Cyr, one of America's best-known postwar striptease artists,...
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Fang-tastic Books reviews
I like a book to surprise me. And this one did. Cassie and Leidolf are the two main characters and are fun to read- they are so into each other right from the...
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Publisher's Weekly reviews
More fun than most recent books, Beasley's second collection can also get quite serious: in the best parts, the poet pretends she is any number of nonhuman things—...
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Breaking Out of Bedlam
New York Times reviews
“A kick….Reading [Cora’s]“journals,” as she reawakens, finds a friend and a paramour, and plots her escape, is a hoot.”
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BLOOD STRANGERS: a memoir
Literarymama.com reviews
Blood Strangers, a new memoir by Kathy Briccetti is both a coming out and coming-of-age story as well as a genealogical mystery, which untangles a multi-...
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CR's Kwips and Kritiques reviews
Carol and Chaz have fantastic chemistry, and the tension of the desire they are fighting alongside the deadly spreading disease in their midst adds page-turning...
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Wanda, Book Loons Reviews reviews
What an adventure, romance intertwined with werewolves, and some mystery in the mix. Refreshing and new, with fun and wit. Lots of sex appeal, with hot and steamy...
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The Flag Keeper
The Midwest Book Review reviews
The Flag Keeper is a flat-spined softcover book designed to teach young children about the American flag. Simple color illustrations follow the bear girl Elizabeth...
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Killer by Dave Zeltserman
The Boston Globe reviews
Dave Zeltserman is at it again writing about ex-con antiheroes with the kind of panache that would make Jim Thompson, king of the psycho killer novels, proud. In...
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Peter and the Whimper-Whineys
Portland Book Reviews and also American Chronicle reviews
Do you have a whiney child? Then they need to meet Peter the whiney rabbit who lives in the forest and whines from morning till night. Peter and the Whimper-...
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Death-Defying Acts
New Southerner reviews
Louisville poet and journalist Erin Keane’s haunting new collection of circus-themed poems comes with a price: reading this book forces us to admit our fascination...
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