Search Results: "Atomic Antelope"


BOOK REVIEW

ALICE IN NEW YORK by Lewis Carroll
IPAD BOOK APPS
Released: March 7, 2011

"A faithful—but not slavishly so—adaptation worthy of the Big Apple. (iPad storybook app. 5 & up)"
Even more ambitious than its predecessor, Alice for the iPad, a mash-up that could have gone terribly wrong finds its own magical charm. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: July 22, 2009

"Mahaffey writes delightfully witty prose, delivers clear explanations of technical problems and takes no prisoners in his description of clueless politicians, technology-challenged military leaders, madcap engineers and self-righteous antinuclear activists."
A surprisingly entertaining history of nuclear power. Read full book review >

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RUNNING AFTER ANTELOPE by Scott Carrier
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 1, 2001

"Surreal and surprising, funny and unsettling, Carrier's ebullient work defies common sense and annihilates the commonplace."
This remarkable collection strings together a broad range of bright, engaging personal essays along a common thread: the author's dream of outrunning a pronghorn antelope. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 2001

"Flooding off these pages is a man who loves his life, brimming with curiosity and deeply respectful of the creatures and environment around him. (Line drawings by the author)"
An intriguing and entertaining exploration into the things that runners can learn from animals. Read full book review >

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Released: June 6, 2017

"A hodgepodge of unrelated anecdotes, journalism, memoir, and history, the book has the feel of an author clearing his files of unpublished material, but most readers will forgive him due to the entertaining tales."
Further stories of nuclear nuttiness from the physicist and engineer. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 3, 2009

"Cliché-filled take on a compelling story."
Romance, intrigue and science converge in an interesting though blandly told tale of the first fatal nuclear accident in the United States. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ATOMIC FIELD by Nicholas Christopher
Released: April 1, 2000

"Honest and powerful, this kind of writing cuts through complacency like a knife."
Christopher, a writer based in New York, is the author of six previous collections of poetry, three novels, and a study of film noir. Read full book review >

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THE ANTELOPE WIFE by Louise Erdrich
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 1998

"This is realism at its most magical, in a novel as satisfying as any Erdrich has written."
Erdrich's stunningly imagined sixth novel follows the trail blazed by such well-received predecessors as The Bingo Palace (1994). Read full book review >

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Atomic Atoll by Russell Brickey
Released: Feb. 24, 2015

"Complemented by appropriately fiery biblical references throughout, this collection packs a megaton punch; a powerfully moving, witty, and sometimes-irreverent series."
Brickey's poetry collection examines the consequences of weapons testing on the Bikini Atoll from a diversity of perspectives, including the displaced inhabitants of the islands, American political leaders, and pop-culture icons. Read full book review >

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ATOMIC LOBSTER by Tim Dorsey
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2008

"As usual, enough is never enough as Serge takes up for the little guy whether the little guy wants it or not."
Recovered from the midlife malaise that made him seem almost normal in Hurricane Punch (2007), South Florida's leading sociopath goes back to what he does best: murder and mayhem. Read full book review >