Search Results: "Amy Larkin"


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ENVIRONMENTAL DEBT by Amy Larkin
NON-FICTION
Released: June 25, 2013

"Generally frank and well-meaning but also boosterish and not always tight in its arguments."
A mostly cleareyed look at how taking environmental concerns into account is good business. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 1999

"An uneven but enjoyable collection of original reflections on the notion of the process of coming out and its continued necessity. (31 b&w photos, not seen)"
A diverse and lively anthology of popular lesbian and bisexual authors writing about the multifaceted phenomenon of coming out. Read full book review >

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THE ENGLISH AMERICAN by Alison Larkin
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 4, 2008

"A loquacious, uneven drama partly based on the author's personal experiences, but lacking fictional credibility."
Chick lit with issues from debut novelist Larkin, whose rejection-phobic heroine goes in search of her birth parents. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 1, 1993

"But to Thwaite's credit, he annotates with a light hand, ensuring that no one interested in Larkin or the course of modern poetry can afford to ignore this spectacular volume. (Illustrations)"
Readers of Andrew Motion's recent biography (p. 646) of Larkin (d. 1985), who's now recognized as one of the great poets of our century, won't be surprised by the revelations in this generous selection of letters. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 3, 2010

"An eye-opening, urgent look behind an official screen of lies."
The pseudonymous Larkin (Finding George Orwell in Burma, 2005) exposes a totalitarian regime's obstacles to relief and recovery after the devastating cyclone of May 2, 2008. Read full book review >

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Released: Sept. 5, 2017

"The repetition may be maddening, drilled into readers like a kata, but Larkin provides some useful nuggets for these fraught times. And remember: violence is always the last resort—even if you're a ninja."
"That one time when violence is the answer, make no mistake, it will be the only answer"—a timely survival manual for life in a strange era. Read full book review >

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A SKEPTIC'S GUIDE TO GOD by Larkin Spivey
NON-FICTION
Released: June 30, 2014

"An impassioned defense of a logical Christianity that meshes with scientific reality."
Spivey (Stories of Faith and Courage from the Korean War, 2013, etc.) blends personal anecdotes, theology and science in this accessible work of Christian apologetics. Read full book review >

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FINDING GEORGE ORWELL IN BURMA by Emma Larkin
NON-FICTION
Released: June 2, 2005

"A crucial exposé of a scandalous regime."
From an American journalist writing under a pseudonym, a courageous, important examination of the bleak totalitarian state of Myanmar. Read full book review >

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FROM GENERATION TO GENERATION by Jane Larkin
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 24, 2014

"An enlightening, encouraging take on the complexities of religious intermarriage."
A mother presents a debut guide to building a mindful, harmonious Jewish family life. Read full book review >

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STAY by Allie Larkin
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 10, 2010

"Smart and with emotional depth, this is a cut above the romantic comedies that flood the market every summer."
A charming debut about a young woman, the troublesome men in her life and the dog she gets to replace them. Read full book review >

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Released: Oct. 16, 2012

"A captivating story of one woman's journey to spiritual freedom."
In a compelling debut memoir, Larkin tells of her experiences in the Children of God cult. Read full book review >

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A MOOSE BOOSH by Eric-Shabazz Larkin
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 24, 2014

"A kid-friendly companion to Michael Pollan's Food Rules (2011). (Poetry. 10-16)"
Continuing the food themes from his picture-book illustration debut in Jacqueline Briggs Martin's Farmer Will Allen and the Growing Table (2013), Larkin here makes his authorial debut. Read full book review >