Search Results: "Benjamin Buchholz"


BOOK REVIEW

ONE HUNDRED AND ONE NIGHTS by Benjamin Buchholz
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 1, 2011

"An uneven story with the ring of authenticity that becomes progressively difficult to follow."
Buchholz's debut fiction combines an eye-level view of war-ravaged Iraq with a story that centers around lost relationships, longing and regret. Read full book review >

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THE COLLECTOR OF MOMENTS by Quint Buchholz
Released: Oct. 20, 1999

"By the end, readers have shared what's important in the journey of Max, and to the boy whose friendship has been part of his observed life. (Picture book. 6+)"
In the manner of Van Allsburg's The Mysteries of Harris Burdick (1984), Buchholz has created an intriguing story with illustrations that are surreal and strangely mythic. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 5, 2011

"Buchholz projects a communicable affection for the loud business of life, of risk-taking and devoted engagement in the pursuit of happiness."
Former presidential economic advisor and hedge-fund director Buchholz (New Ideas from Dead CEOs: Lasting Lessons from the Corner Office, 2007, etc.) sings the praises of competition—in both our personal and professional lives—for leading a happier, healthier life. Read full book review >

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NERO CORLEONE by Elke Heidenreich
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 1997

"Heidenreich appears to be winking over the heads of middle-graders, and indulging in girl-bashing to boot. (full-color illustrations, not seen) (Fiction. 8-11)"
Nero is the godfather of cats, an irregular mafia don of the feline persuasion. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 1995

"Like an irritating traveling companion distracting one from the scenery, this tries too hard to entertain while en route."
This elementary guide to economics for the layperson maintains an insistently jokey style that strains to amuse but more often just lards the text with annoying verbiage. Read full book review >

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THE PRICE OF PROSPERITY by Todd G. Buchholz
NON-FICTION
Released: June 7, 2016

"A refreshing book that offers an alternative to the failing shibboleths of the day."
How to renew the greatness of rich but potentially failing nations, like the United States. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 1997

A wide-ranging study of solitude, presenting it as a basic human need, one as necessary to psychic health and creativity as the social interactions emphasized by psychology's many ``attachment'' theorists. Read full book review >

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SUMMER OF THE PIKE by Jutta Richter
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Nov. 16, 2006

"This smart, subtle and sympathetic offering will appeal to sophisticated teen readers, as well as their adult counterparts. (Fiction. YA)"
This quiet, literary novel marks the auspicious American debut for Richter, an acclaimed writer for children and adults in her native Germany. Read full book review >

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THE BEAR'S SURPRISE by Benjamin Chaud
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 15, 2015

"A charmer, like its predecessors. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Little Bear has an exciting experience in store when he follows Papa Bear to work. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TWO'S COMPANY by Amanda Benjamin
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 1995

"Light without being silly, serious yet not solemn, Benjamin's first book hits all the right notes. (Picture book. 3-8)"
A whimsical but respectful look at the anxieties faced by a small child whose parent is remarrying. Read full book review >

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FAREWELL FLOPPY by Benjamin Chaud
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 3, 2015

"Predictable and only mildly amusing; no need to hop to this one. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A boy tries to abandon his pet rabbit only to discover—surprise!—he can't live without him. Read full book review >