- Viruses: Agents of Change
While AIDS has focused attention on the virus carrying this scourge, medical columnist Fettner ( The Truth About AIDS ) here writes that viruses are the suspected agents of many more maladies--multiple sclerosis, arthritis, some cancers, Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases, etc.
- THE AGENT: Personalities, Publishing, and Politics
Still, as he accurately states in the preface, "This is not 'how to be a literary agent,' nor is it a publishing memoir.
- Conversations with My Agent
Long makes the story entertaining by rendering many scenes-especially those involving his nameless, genderless agent-in sitcom form (dialogue, stage directions, etc.).
- T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents, Volume 1
In this relaunch of a Silver Age superhero comic, two young agents, Colleen Franklin and Toby Henston, are assembling a new T.H.U.N.D.E.R.
- Ghost: Confessions of a Counterterrorism Agent
With spy thriller suspense and the clarity of a police report, former special agent Burton's State Department saga reads like a brewing-storm prequel to the current "war on terror."
- Tumanov: Confessions of a KGB Agent
In 1969, this sleeper agent was activated; by the time he was recalled home and retired in 1986, he had become news editor.
- Poison Fruit: Agent of Hel
Though some whimsy still comes through in the final book of Carey’s Agent of Hel suburban fantasy trilogy (after Autumn Bones), a darker, wintertime mood pervades the intimate story.
- A VERY ENGLISH AGENT
A work of literary devilry, this latest political thriller by veteran Rathbone (The Last English King , etc.) is the tale of Charlie Boylan, a dwarf who claims to have been agent 003 for the English government in the 19th century.
- FBI Secrets: An Agents Expose
Ex-FBI agent and first-time author Swearingen remembers a time during the mid-1950s when half a million Americans were Justice Department targets for arrest in case of ``national emergency.''
- The Augmented Agent and Other Stories
In the early '70s Tiptree (the pseudonym of clinical psychologist Alice B.
- Agent of Utopia: Stories
Zany and kaleidoscopic, the 12 stories in Duncan’s third collection draw on Southern traditions of tall tales and span time periods, continents, and the realm of human imagination to create an intricate new mythology of figures from history, literature, and American folklore.
- The Unlikely Secret Agent
In 1963, officers of the South African Security Branch arrested a white woman, Eleanor, from the bookstore where she worked for her father.
- Double Agent: The Critic and Society
Dickstein ( Gates of Eden ) here collects his essays, lectures and reviews in a look at ``socially oriented'' criticism and cultural studies ranging from the 19th century to today.
- Literary Agents: The Novelist as Spy
Masters's account of the secret-service experiences of 13 writers (all British except for E.
- Churchill's Secret Agent
Based on Max Ciampoli's own experiences, this novel tells the astounding story of a 17-year-old Frenchman taken in by Winston Churchill in the first days of WWII.