Electric Review

Culture & Criticism From the Far Distant Realms

In This Issue:

Our Relationship To Whom We Review

Guest Review: Orson Welles’ Touch of Evil

Guest Review: Godless Recreates the Western In Stunning Fashion

Audio Spotlight: Ann Coulter Challenges the Liberal Contingent, David Lynch In His Own Words

Artist Profile: New Art From Eric Ward Mourns the Numbing of A Culture

September Spotlight: Joe Hagan’s Sticky Fingers Tells the Story of Rolling Stone Magazine

August Spotlight: The Good Mothers Take On Calabria’s Criminal Empire

July Spotlight: New Bukowski, Keith Gessen’s Terrible Country, Gregory Crouch’s Bonanza King

The Summer Cengage Reference Shelf: New In Medicine, Law & Legal Studies and Tech & Trade

Guest Review: Michael Moreci’s The Throw Away

Film Sequels Worth A Second Look: Incredibles 2 and Kobra Kai

July Spotlight On Audio: Lifestyle Changes To Fight Cancer & Real Answers On How Trump Won

In the Spotlight: Snapshots On the Penguin Classics

July Spotlight: New From Macmillan Audio

In the Spotlight: Laura Smith’s The Art of Vanishing Forces You To Question Your Core

June Spotlight: Gear’s This Scorched Earth Destined To Become A Classic

From Rat’s Notebook: The San Francisco Giants & Until There’s A Cure, 25 Years Later

Spotlight On Audio: Hot Summer Fiction From Penguin-Random House Audio

May Spotlight: Vegan Recipes For Every Occasion

Spotlight On Fiction: The Night Dahlia Features R.S. Belcher At His Best

Celebrating National Poetry Month: Bob Dylan’s The Nobel Lecture Released In Hardcover

John Aiello Writes In Celebration of National Poetry Month: “Poem Flowers”

April Fiction: Eric Jerome Dickey Blends Danger & Sensuality In His Latest Thriller

Spotlight On Audio: The Science of Timing, Diet Versus Metabolism & More

Guest Review: Bobby BlueJacket Mixes Crime & Politics In Compelling Fashion

Spotlight On Audio: Baldwin’s Trump, When Things Fall Apart

Guest Review: The Sustainable City

Spotlight On Science Fiction: Thoraiya Dyer’s Titan’s Forest Series

From Rat’s Notebook: Remembering Seminal Bluesman Brownie McGhee During Black History Month

In the Spotlight: Mastai’s All Our Wrong Todays Now In Paperback

February Spotlight: Ashley Cope’s Unsounded

From Rat’s Notebook: Dave Eggers Partners With San Francisco Library For Important Book Tour

From Rat’s Notebook: A Meditation On Dylan’s Trouble No More

From Rat’s Notebook: Trouble No More & Dylan’s Gospel Tours 40 Years Later

Winter Spotlight On Reference: Fire Science Texts Head Cengage’s Winter Tech & Trade Shelf

January Spotlight On Fiction: The Realms of God

Spotlight On Audio: Pope Francis Delivers A Message For Christmas

Guest Review: Black Goat Blues Recalls Gaiman & Hammett

Guest Review: How To Care For An Aging Parent

New From Oxford’s History Shelf: Go-Betweens For Hitler

In the Spotlight: Rediscovering Mick Ronson

Guest Review: Rounding Up the TV Scene

November Spotlight: The Cengage English Composition Shelf

From Rat’s Notebooks: John Aiello Interviews Musician Joan Osborne

Spotlight On Music: Joan Osborne Covers Dylan’s Forgotten Classics

Guest Review: The Inside Story On Managing Your Memory

From Rat’s Notebook: Heading Home Campaign At AT&T Park Generates 300K For Hamilton Families

Eye On Audio: Sneak A Listen At the Best of Penguin Audio’s Fall Releases

Back To School Spotlight: New From the Cengage Shelf In Medicine, Law, and Tech & Trade

Author Spotlight: Medical Assisting Lead Author Michelle Blesi On Writing A Textbook

August Spotlight: Joseph Postell’s Bureaucracy In America

In Memoriam: Sam Shepard

Spotlight On Audiobooks: A Socially Relevant Summer Reading List

In the Spotlight: Penguin Audio To Double-Release Max Brook’s Minecraft

In the Spotlight: Cellist Elinor Frey Continues Her Ascent

In the Spotlight: Celebrate the Fourth With Free Audio Recordings of America’s Founding Documents

From Rat’s Notebook: San Francisco Giants Strive To Illuminate the Many Faces of Homelessness

June Reference Spotlight: New From Cengage In Tech & Trade, Nutrition & Pharmacy

Audio Spotlight: Sneak A Listen At Two of Macmillan Audio’s Hottest Summer Releases

Audio Spotlight: Sneak A Listen At Penguin Audio’s Summer Shelf

Guest Review: Spotlighting Starz’ American Gods

Guest Review: Perspectives of War From Oxford University Press

Guest Review: Jeremy Winograd Reviews Bob Dylan’s Triplicate

In the Spotlight: Lincoln’s Last Speech

May Spotlight: Short Takes On Important Spring Releases From Tor

John Aiello Writes In Celebration of National Poetry Month: “Morning Coffee”

Restaurant Review: Seven Suns Cafe

Reference Spotlight: New From Cengage In Law & Legal Studies and Medicine

Reference Spotlight: New From Wiley In Cardiology

Retro Pick: Laker Girl by Jeanie Buss & An Interview With Co-Writer Steve Springer

March Spotlight: Eye On Audio

In the Spotlight: Oxford University Revisits Homer In This Classic New Translation

Guest Review: Solomon Hits Home Run With The Murder of Willie Lincoln

February Spotlight: Elan Mastai’s Debut Entertains As It Illuminates

February Spotlight: California Lawyer Joseph Cotchett Dissects the State of the American Landscape

Guest Review: Mary Astor’s Purple Diary

Guest Review: California Writer Stephen Schwartz Remembers Historian Kevin Starr

Guest Post: Dylan Set To Honor Tony Bennett’s 90th His Way

A Place Reserved For Angels: Dylan At the Royal Albert Hall

In the Spotlight: The Physiology of Mirrors: Johnny Cash’s Forever Words

Artist Interview: 15 Minutes With John Carter Cash

In the Spotlight: Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize: Two Sides of the Story

Guest Review: Agnes Obel’s New Citizen of Glass

In the Spotlight: Sometimes Brilliant

November Spotlight: Oxford University Press Explores the Many Faces of World History

September Spotlight: Tor & Macmillan Audio

In the Spotlight: In F. Paul Wilson’s Panacea, Man Becomes His Own God

Hotel Confidential: Value Mixed With Luxury Defines the Hilton Garden Inn

Special Feature: The Up-Hill Climb of Getting Healthy

New From Macmillan Audio: David Duchovny’s Bucky F*cking Dent

Spotlight On Music: Bob Dylan Pays Homage To His Mentors With Fallen Angels

New From Macmillan Audio: Chomsky & The Fire Line

In the Spotlight: 150 Years of ObamaCare

In the Spotlight: Naked Before the Mirror

Spotlight On Fiction: Literature With A Purpose

In the Spotlight: Dan Ribacoff On the Basics of the Investigation Process

In the Spotlight: New From Rock Icons, Macmillan Audio & Tor

In the Spotlight: Listening To What Matters Explores Communication In Healthcare

In the Spotlight: The Merry Makers Put Their Own Stamp On Christmas

In the Spotlight: Dylan’s The Cutting Edge Peers Into the Mind of the Artist At Work

Spotlight On Nonfiction: Daniel Klein Helps Us Explore the Meaning of Life

Spotlight On Macmillan Audio: Autumn 2015

Snapshots On Fiction: October 2015

In the Spotlight: Reintroducing Darlene Love & the Golden Age of Song

In the Spotlight: New Documentary Expands On Izzy Young’s Folklore Center, MacDougal Street

Spotlight On Healthcare: Oxford University Analyzes Medicare & Medicaid On Their 50th Anniversary

In the Spotlight: Portraits of Van Morrison’s Middle Period

Spotlight On Macmillan Audio: War Times From Different Perspectives

Snapshots On Fiction: August 2015

In the Spotlight: The Tropical Taste of Tiempo Libre

Spotlighting Elsevier: Summer Shelf Focus On Echocardiography & Psychiatry

Snapshots On Fiction: June 2015

In the Spotlight: Two Books Tell the Complete Story of the Brutal Boston Mob

American Idioms: Spotlighting Greil Marcus’ Mystery Train

Snapshots On Fiction: May 2015

The Three Kings: Eric Ward Interprets Latin America’s Greatest Poets In This New Exhibit

New From Brilliance & Macmillan: In the Audio Corner

Snapshots On Fiction: April 2015

In the Spotlight: Spotlight On James McPherson & the Civil War

Spotlight On Brilliance: In the Audio Corner

Snapshots On Fiction: March 2015

In the Spotlight: Coltrane Live On the Road

In the Spotlight: New From Brilliance Audio

Spotlight On Macmillan Audio: The First Wife

Blood On the Docket: Dylan’s Shadows In the Night

Spotlight On Medical Reference: Elsevier’s Best From the Otolaryngology Shelf

Snapshots On Fiction: February 2015

Snapshots On Fiction: January 2015

In the Spotlight: Elinor Frey Revisited

Spotlight On Medical Reference: New In Winter 2015 From Elsevier In Cardiology and Ophthalmology

Spotlight On Macmillan Audio: Modern American Snipers

In the Spotlight: Heinlein’s Predestination

In the Spotlight: Stephen King’s Revival

Spotlight On Reference: Surgical References From Saunders

In the Spotlight: The Shotgun Arcana & the World Beyond

In the Spotlight: The Search For Simon

In the Spotlight: The People’s Quest For Freedom

Spotlight On Jazz: Coltrane Complements Miles In All of You

In the Spotlight: Two New Audios Memorialize the Heartbeat of Homer

Quick Takes On New Fiction: Davies’ Ark Storm

Audio Spotlight For Autumn 2014: The Brilliance of Brilliance Audio

Spotlight On Reference: New In Oncology From Elsevier

Spotlight On Audio: The Roberts Court

Spotlight On Reference: New In Ultrasound From Elsevier

From Rat’s Notebook: John Aiello On the Textbook Debate

Spotlight On Reference: The Classroom Medical Shelf

Spotlight On Audio: The Lost Writings of Jack Kerouac

In the Spotlight: David Reed Reviews Dylan’s Gospel

Spotlight On Fiction: Kriss’ Zodiac Deception

Spotlight On Audio: MacMillan Audio Brings D-Day To the Young Listener

In the Spotlight: Dylan Pays Homage To the Father of the Modern Rock Song

Spotlight On Reference: Yanoff’s Ophthalmology From Elsevier

Spotlight On Reference: New This Winter From Elsevier In Cardiology & Oncology

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Spotlight On Poetry: Michael McClure’s Voice of the Animal Self

Spotlight On Reference: New This Term From Elsevier

Spotlight On Reference: Echocardiography and Valvular Heart Disease from Dr. Catherine Otto

New Reference Texts In Cardiology & Wilderness Medicine

Advancements In Heart & Kidney Transplants in Rat On Reference

  • For A Survey of Renal and Cardiac Texts, Go Here

Elsevier Interventions
Elsevier Echocardiography

For extensive coverage of the medical sciences (in addition to other disciplines), go to our Reference and Industry News sections.

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4 comments on “In This Issue:

  1. The redesigned website looks terrific. Well done! – Denise

    • Jacob Aiello
      August 6, 2013

      Thank you, Denise!

  2. tony burrell
    December 16, 2014

    Hi John, deepcoast14@yahoo.com Thanks

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