Search Results: "Étienne-émile Baulieu"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 22, 1991

"A forceful and articulate argument for the reproductive freedom of women, and a clear presentation of how RU-486 can help to ensure safe exercise of that freedom. (Twenty-four b&w photographs—not seen.)"
Dubbed the ``abortion pill'' by the media, and the ``death pill'' and a ``human pesticide'' by some of its opponents, RU-486 is, according to this thorough account by its developer, largely misunderstood. Read full book review >

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THE DISAPPEARANCE OF ÉMILE ZOLA by Michael Rosen
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 15, 2017

"Zola had a knack for turbulence, both in his fiction and in his personal life. This lively account documents one of the most turbulent and consequential episodes of all."
A chronicle of Émile Zola's exile in England after the novelist's involvement in the Dreyfus affair. Read full book review >

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ALL BY MYSELF! by Émile Jadoul
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2012

"Little readers, future readers and exhausted parental readers will appreciate the charming presentation of tidy art and the story of a critical rite of passage. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A precious, witty addition to the potty shelf, this will bring smiles to harried mamas and papas going through the toilet-training phase with their children. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GOOD NIGHT, CHICKIE by Émile Jadoul
ANIMALS
Released: Jan. 1, 2011

"This French import is a sweet dream for all parents of toddlers needing bedtime bolstering. (Picture book. 2-4)"
Who could resist a cute yellow chick wanting a little extra comfort at bedtime? Read full book review >