Search Results: "Amerigo Pinelli"


BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 14, 2007

"More likely to make readers petition for a continental name change than sing Vespucci's praises."
Far from being the innovative navigational genius of legend, Vespucci emerges here as salesman extraordinaire. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 15, 2011

"The graphic-novel format and very brief text, followed by a longer section of more in-depth information on anger, is likely to make this effort an easy sell to young teen readers. (Self-help graphic novel. 9-15)"
In a self-help graphic novel, angry Ernie, called "Erupto" by his friends, receives some counseling on anger management. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SUCH SWEET THUNDER by Vincent O. Carter
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 15, 2003

"In need of some editorial trimming and polishing, perhaps, but this diamond in the rough is still an extraordinarily honest and compassionate child's-eye view of a world too seldom seen in American fiction."
Evoking African-American childhood uniquely and on a grand scale, Carter's long-vanished magnum opus, for which he first sought a publisher in 1963, finally finds its worthy way into print 20 years after his death. Read full book review >