Search Results: "Andrew Kimbrell"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 1995

"There are a few circular arguments and some repetition, but Kimbrell does seem to arrive at solutions that bolster men without having to denigrate women."
Kimbrell's prescription for the "grim condition of the American male" involves what he calls a gender revolution, one based on the rediscovery of masculinity as "a primal generative and creative force." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 1993

"Kimbrell sends a meaningful message—but at the price of dismissing any good to come from genetics research in favor of pietistic nay-saying."
Given the title here, as well as the foreword by Jeremy Rifkin (biotechnology's most ardent antagonist), readers are well advised concerning the content of this polemic by the policy director of Rifkin's Foundation on Economic Trends. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: April 15, 1992

"The real goods, a must for fans. (Photographs.)"
Cool-minded but warmhearted follow-up to the late Kimbrell's first volume of Barbra (1989). Read full book review >

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BARBRA by James Kimbrell
Released: April 3, 1989

The big Barbra Streisand book, with not much new, perhaps, but with everything honestly worth remembering pasted together or excellently condensed—and altogether admirable. Read full book review >

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THE GATEHOUSE HEAVEN by James Kimbrell
Released: June 1, 1998

"Strong work by a poet of much promise."
paper 1-889330-14-0 Chosen by Kimbrell's former teacher, Charles Wright, for the Kathyrn A. Morton Prize, this fine debut volume also comes with a perfunctory preface by Wright, whose fulsome prose ill serves the modest achievement of Kimrell's fluent verse. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BRIMSBY'S HATS by Andrew Prahin
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 4, 2014

"Sophisticated storytelling, both through words and images, beautifully describes the significance of friendship and what it feels like to miss, keep, love and make a friend. (Picture book. 2-6)"
Brimsby, a hat maker, dearly misses his badger friend, who sailed away to become a sea captain. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CREATURE COLORS by Andrew Zuckerman
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 4, 2014

"For little animal lovers everywhere. (Board book. 6 mos.-2)"
This simple title features two toddler favorites: colors and animals. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BORIS ON THE MOVE by Andrew Joyner
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2013

"The brief text and a chapter format both make this a manageable and entertaining accomplishment for most young readers as well as an amusing listening experience for those not quite able to tackle it alone. (Early reader. 4-7)"
An early reader shaped just like a chapter book: What's not to love? Read full book review >

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MAKING UP HISTORY (BUT MAKING IT FEEL REAL)
by Claiborne Smith

When debut authors talk about their struggles to get published, their stories usually boil down to a dramatic tale of numbers, despite the literary context: X number of writing workshops they attended, X number of years spent working on the debut, X number of rejections from agents or publishers. Andrew Hilleman, whose electric, compelling debut novel, World, Chase Me Down ...


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BOOK REVIEW

CREATURE ABC by Andrew Zuckerman
ABC BOOKS
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"Older children won't tire of staring into the eyes and souls of such beautiful, mysterious creatures. (Picture book. 3-8)"
This adaption of Zuckerman's adult pictorial Creature (2007) uses white backdrops in striking juxtaposition with brilliantly detailed photographs to introduce animals and the ABCs. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LET'S FIND MOMO! by Andrew Knapp
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 18, 2017

"Colorful, kid-friendly fun—and Momo! What more could readers want? (Board book. 2-5)"
Books, blog, Instagram, and Facebook—where else can readers find Momo? Read full book review >