Search Results: "American Society of Magazine Editors"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 1, 2007

"A brilliant compilation."
Another year, another exemplary collection of the finest magazine writing in the United States. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 1, 2005

"The best works of the year, cherry-picked and suitably delicious. The only quibble: Of 17 writers featured, only three are female."
Uniformly excellent collection of the winners and finalists of this year's National Magazine Awards. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 6, 2011

"From serious to sublime, there's a bounty of periodical perfection here."
More reliably solid, educational reading material awarded by the American Society of Magazine Editors. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Dec. 1, 2008

"Significance and relevance delivered by way of superlative prose and keen journalistic investigation."
Consistent excellence distinguishes this annual series, and while all 20 selections are brilliant in their own right, the most contemporary ones steal the show. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ABC ANIMALS by American Museum of Natural History
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 3, 2013

"Best for animal-obsessed preschoolers who have long mastered lions, tigers and bears and are ready to progress to nudibranches, quetzals and X-ray tetra fish. Oh my. (Board book. 2-5)"
The stable of animal alphabet titles gets a little more crowded with this new contribution from the American Museum of Natural History. Read full book review >

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HAPPINESS by Editors of n+1
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Sept. 9, 2014

"Sometimes-angry, always intelligent, deeply earnest, n+1, protesting against the glib, the slick and the trendy, is well-represented by this articulate collection."
The editors of the feisty literary journal celebrate their 10th anniversary with a collection. Read full book review >

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THE WORLD SPLIT OPEN by Editors of Tin House
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Nov. 11, 2014

"With eloquence and grace, highly acclaimed authors ponder the complexities of the writer's life and art form."
Writers reflect on the reasons they write. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WEE ALPHAS by Wee Society
developed by Wee Society
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 6, 2012

"An appealing, developmentally appropriate effort that could be enhanced by a few tweaks. (iPad alphabet app. 3-6)"
An engaging ABC book camouflages the letters of the alphabet within critters. Read full book review >

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CAMOUFLAGE by American Museum of Natural History
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2016

"Here's hoping big kids will not be put off by the format, since they are the appropriate audience for the content. (Informational board book. 3-6)"
Youngsters are encouraged to look for camouflaged animals in this lift-the-flap book from the American Museum of Natural History. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 1997

A collection of brief, rather shallow, sentiment-tinged essays and memoirs from some noted writers. Read full book review >

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ABC INSECTS by American Museum of Natural History
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 2, 2014

"This ABC book with its parade of interesting insects will have special appeal for budding naturalists, who will be inspired to head outdoors and root around in the dirt to see what exciting creatures they might uncover in their own backyards. (Board book. 2-6)"
A boldly designed, oversized board book features a creepy-crawly for every letter of the alphabet. Read full book review >