Search Results: "Bernie Krause"


BOOK REVIEW

BERNIE by Jean Rossbach
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 30, 1991

"Aside from the unusual qualities of its canine hero, there's nothing remarkable here; still, the book reads smoothly and may amuse fans of animal stories. (Fiction. 6-10)"
Bernie, a stray, is adopted by Mr. Gruber as a hunting dog but prefers surreptitiously improving on Mrs. Gruber's cooking. Read full book review >

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BERNIE by Ted Rall
by Ted Rall, illustrated by Ted Rall
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 19, 2016

"An effective, if unapologetically partisan, primer on a strong voice from the left to counter the Democrats' rightward shift."
More than a campaign biography, this graphic narrative traces the decline and possible resurgence of liberalism within the Democratic Party. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 19, 2012

"An imaginative introduction to a new dimension of the natural world."
Krause (Wild Soundscapes: Discovering the Voice of the Natural World, 2002, etc.) chronicles his experiences with "[n]atural soundscapes…the voices of whole ecological systems." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FICTION & LITERATURE

"These songs of the ardent title character sing like wildfire; readers should be singed and ravished by her burning."
New poetry from Elliott (Shattering Porcelain Images, 2014, etc.) tells the story of Bernie Bjørn in multiple voices.Read full book review >

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WHY BERNIE SANDERS MATTERS by Harry Jaffe
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 22, 2015

"Clarifies some of the candidate's fuzzy past but is hardly disinterested."
'Tis the season for tendentious biographies of presidential candidates; this one's favorable. Read full book review >

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FICTION
Released: April 1, 1990

"No real surprises and more chuckles than belly laughs, but Naylor tells her story with a practiced dexterity that should keep readers entertained."
A third comic adventure at the hotel last visited in The Bodies in the Bessledorf Hotel (1986). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2003

"Another winner from this versatile veteran, replete with ingenious twists and capped by a wild Halloween night climax. (Fiction. 10-12)"
The game's afoot once again around the Bessledorf Hotel, whose quirky residents are joined by a secretive stranger, while anonymous warnings of poisonous bats, along with new church bells that play the same melody every 15 minutes, send all Middleburg into a tizzy. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: July 6, 1992

A solid and thorough history of the Homestead Strike of 1892, in which a powerful steelworkers' union was destroyed in a lockout and protracted struggle. Read full book review >

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MURDER TAKES TWO by Bernie Lee
Released: May 31, 1992

"Underplotted, unmysterious, and—except for Pat and Tony's relentless Oregon cheerleading—utterly unremarkable."
Off to London to direct a series of TV commercials for Thomas Baking Company, would-be adorables Pat and Tony Pratt (Murder at Musket Beach, Murder Without Reservation) watch as the mudslinging among their co-workers gets more and more uninhibited—Thomas marketing director Chet Norris carps endlessly about peerless Paul Taylor's voice-overs; advertising agent Gary Bonham insists that Norris has been threatening to bolt Bonham's agency unless he gets a kickback; Taylor demands that Bonham keep Deborah Thomas, the president's daughter he's just taken to bed, out of the whole mess- -until Pat opens a sound-stage door and Bonham's body tumbles out. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SONG FOR A SHADOW by Bernie MacKinnon
FICTION
Released: April 1, 1991

"He is, and that sucks cuz she's a cool lady''), this young man's appreciation for the things his new friends and family take for granted is expressed with sympathy and understanding. (Fiction. 14-17)"
With his mother in a psychiatric hospital again and his ever-absent father, rock-star Danny ``Spider'' Webb, out on a hugely successful comeback tour, 18-year-old Aaron makes a break: he pushes his car over a cliff and thumbs his anonymous way toward Canada, ending up in Fox Hill, Maine, working in Jerry Ferguson's grocery. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NICK AND THE NASTY KNIGHT by Ute Krause
by Ute Krause, illustrated by Ute Krause, translated by Ute Krause
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2012

"A nicely etched story of doing the right thing in a trying world. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Young Nick outfoxes a greedy knight as well as a company of thieves to rescue his oppressed medieval village. Read full book review >