Search Results: "Arthur I. Miller"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 4, 2009

"Readers who persevere may find this intense mixture of science and psychoanalysis to their liking."
Odd, often difficult but mostly engrossing account of Carl Jung's treatment of physicist Wolfgang Pauli and their search for symbols that reveal universal secrets. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 16, 2014

"Intriguing, especially for aficionados of the avant-garde."
Miller (Emeritus, History and Philosophy of Science/Univ. Coll. London; Deciphering the Cosmic Number: The Strange Friendship of Wolfgang Pauli and Carl Jung, 2009, etc.) suggests that we are "witnessing the birth…[of] a third culture in which art, science, and technology will fuse." Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 25, 2005

"Despite a generous index of biographical sketches, a glossary of scientific terms, and copious footnotes, this is still dense reading, aimed more at the scientifically inclined than the general reader. The rewards for the diligent, however, are many and profound."
Astrophysicists are people, too. And that's not always a good thing. Read full book review >

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ECHOES DOWN THE CORRIDOR by Arthur Miller
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Oct. 9, 2000

"Miller comes across as an engaging and honest interlocutor, and many readers will surely enjoy his wit and intellect. Even if some of his opinions rub the wrong way, the logic behind his arguments and the sheer breadth of his knowledge will nevertheless be appreciated."
A volume of essays, 1994-99, by one of America's most prominent American playwrights—an engaged intellectual and public figure who has remained abreast of the major political, social, and cultural events for over half of the last century. Read full book review >

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HOMELY GIRL, A LIFE by Arthur Miller
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 1995

"It's an agreeable fiction, but a very slight addition to the Miller canon."
Three of the celebrated dramatist's short stories, collected in a small volume to be published on Miller's 80th birthday, together with a revised Viking Portable volume and other reissues. Read full book review >

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MARY MILLER
by Stephanie Buschardt

Despite its title, there’s not a lot of happiness going around in Mary Miller’s new collection, Always Happy Hour. “There is nothing more disgusting, really, than people enjoying themselves so thoroughly when you’re miserable,” writes Miller in the book’s opening story, a rather grim yet appropriate introduction to the morbid hilarity that’s to come in the following pages. More ...


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LOVING LOCKS WITH SHAREE MILLER
by Julie Danielson

In a recent opinion piece at Blavity, [currently inaccessible online],  guest author and children’s book reviewer “kirkwood1692” weighs in on what she describes as a surge (for various reasons she notes in her piece) in the scholarly interest of the representation of black girls in children’s literature. Of course, the author writes, “just because a book has a ...


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BAD RELIGION
by Mandy Wan

 

BOOK REPORT for The Violet Hour (The Violet Hour Book 1) by Whitney A. Miller

Cover Story: Smoke Gets In Your Big Face
BFF Charm: Caution
Swoonworthy Scale:
 1
Talky Talk: Figuratively Speaking
Bonus Factor:
 Cult
Relationship Status: Memorable Fling That Wants to Come Back for More

 

Cover Story: Smoke Gets In Your Big Face

A vaguely ...


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2016 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE FOR SCIENCE FICTION, FANTASY & HORROR FANS (PART 1)
by John DeNardo

The holidays are approaching, which means it's time for family & friends, egg nog, and the annual panic of deciding what gifts to buy. But fear not! I'm here to offer up a tempting selection of gift ideas for the science fiction, fantasy, and horror fans on your gift list. 

For fans who are avid fiction readers ...


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BOOK REVIEW

Cycles of Intuition by I. Kostika
NON-FICTION
Released: June 10, 2015

"A business fable uses transition in a family-run company as a catalyst for analysis and insight."
A father and son evaluate the operations of their family business. Read full book review >

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PIGAROONS by Arthur  Geisert
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 27, 2004

"Like his previous pig tales, this is engaging, ingenious, and original—a 'pigadilly.' (Picture book. 5-8)"
Only Geisert's agile mind could construct a fanciful pig plot with pirates, ice sculptures, and flying ships. Read full book review >

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SERIOUS TROUBLE by Arthur  Howard
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2003

"Tucking plenty of wordplay into the brief text to complement his playful, loosely drawn illustrations, Howard produces another child-friendly episode, this one with an underlying message about parental expectations and being allowed to be one's own fool. (Picture book. 5-7)"
Another perceptive, deceptively cartoonish tale from Howard. Read full book review >