Search Results: "Bold Creative"


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Bold by Mbuta Luyinduladio Celly
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 12, 2016

"An ambitious collection—which asks the world to stop its destructive ways and recognize the importance of Africans—that remains hampered by nebulous and unspecified pronouncements."
A narrator rails against racism and ignorance in this debut poetry volume. Read full book review >

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BOLD by Peter H. Diamandis
NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 3, 2015

"An empowering and multifaceted 'playbook' for the creative entrepreneur."
How rapid-fire technology is equipping startup entrepreneurs with the tools required to create popular and profitable business models. Read full book review >

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THE HEART AND THE BOTTLE by Oliver Jeffers
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 28, 2011

"A moving, stimulating, slightly buggy adaptation of Jeffers' luminous children's book. (iPad storybook app. 5-10)"
After an elderly loved one departs, a young girl puts her heart in a bottle to try to weather the grief. Read full book review >

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Released: June 7, 2000

"Yet Anton's profiles ring true, and readers will enjoy learning of their triumphs."
Engaging profiles of seven scientists who took part in the breakthroughs of the 1990s. Read full book review >

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CREATIVE INTELLIGENCE by Bruce Nussbaum
NON-FICTION
Released: March 15, 2013

"An intriguing mixture of challenging ideas and Utopian solutions to the broader issues regarding social welfare currently under debate."
Former BusinessWeek assistant managing editor Nussbaum (Innovation and Design/Parson School of Design; Good Intentions: How Big Business and the Medical Establishment Are Corrupting the Fight Against Aids, 1990, etc.) makes the case that the future of American capitalism lies in unleashing creativity. Read full book review >

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CREATIVE CHARACTERS by Elisabeth Young-Bruehl
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 1991

Author of biographies of Hannah Arendt (1982) and Anna Freud (1988) as well as the novel Virgil (1983), Young-Bruehl hits the ground running in this demanding approach to understanding creativity. Read full book review >

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CREATIVE CHANGE by Jennifer Mueller
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 17, 2017

"Solid reading for the business set though no substitute for books by Twyla Tharp, Daniel Dennett, and other creative thinkers."
Of innovation and its great enemy, inertia. Read full book review >

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Released: Feb. 7, 2016

"Enthusiastically conveyed personal-development mantras."
The author shares his guiding principles for a more rewarding life (which for him meant not working company jobs) in this debut self-help guide. Read full book review >

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HOT, COLD, SHY, BOLD by Pamela Harris
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 1998

"One picture that spans an entire spread—of two girls facing each other—is spoiled because the book's binding falls at a crucial area of the photograph; it shows that their 'how-do-you-do' faces are aimed not at each other, but at the buggy occupant of a jar. (Picture book. 2-4)"
A concept book in photographs that holds nothing new for those familiar with Tana Hoban's or Margaret Miller's work. Read full book review >

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CREATIVE MEDIATION by Thomas Glick
Released: June 6, 2012

"An encouraging book that sheds light on unique, approachable ways to solve conflicts where people often walk away satisfied."
Glick details outside-the-box strategies to successfully mediate disputes. Read full book review >

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BOBBY THE BOLD by Donna Jo Napoli
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2006

"Readers will have to comb library shelves to find a spirit as bold and irrepressible as this bonobo's—and the bow he takes on the back cover is well-deserved. (Picture book. 6-8)"
An ostracized ape earns acceptance by becoming—what else?—a hairdresser in this cheery mother-daughter collaboration. Read full book review >

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BOLD SONS OF ERIN by Owen Parry
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 19, 2003

"Parry clearly loves writing about earlier generations on his native turf, and this time he gives us greater suspense than in Honor's Kingdom."
Fifth in the hauntingly rich Abel Jones Civil War series, following Honor's Kingdom and the more recent non-Jones Our Simple Gifts: Civil War Christmas Tales (2002). Read full book review >