Search Results: "Bill Clinton"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 4, 2007

"An important message conveyed with a light touch."
The former president provides dozens of effective and communicable examples of giving. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 8, 2011

"Vintage Clinton, with provocative if generally evenhanded solutions to the economic crisis and political stalemate plaguing the country."
The former president and bestselling author comes out swinging on the economic front. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

IT'S YOUR WORLD by Chelsea Clinton
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 15, 2015

"Another voice in the chorus of calls to action—earnest and on target but more likely to be bought than read. (map, charts, infographics, index) (Nonfiction. 10-13)"
From an activist who sent a protest letter to President Ronald Reagan when she was 5, a tally of urgent worldwide concerns and issues, with pointed calls to get the lead out. Read full book review >

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THE EYES OF VAN GOGH by Cathryn Clinton
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: July 1, 2007

"Unlikely to be popular among teens. (Fiction. YA)"
Hypersensitive, melancholy Jude (as in, "Hey, Jude," her favorite song) is at her ninth new school in 13 years as a result of her mother's wanderlust and bad luck with boyfriends. Read full book review >

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SIMEON’S FIRE by Cathryn Clinton
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2005

"Still, overall, it's a story animal lovers will enjoy. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Clinton's latest, a slim volume aimed at a younger readership than her previous works, examines the question: What if you're afraid to tell the truth? Read full book review >

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THE EDGE OF JUSTICE by Clinton McKinzie
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 4, 2002

"Deep-dyed villains borrowed from 19th-century melodrama undercut what might have been a promising first effort."
More valleys than peaks in a debut thriller featuring a mountain-climbing cop. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HISTORY
Released: Oct. 1, 1991

"Bibliography of sources; b&w photos and index not seen. (Nonfiction. 12+)"
A moving account of the formation and valiant record of the first black regiment (a story also told in the film Glory), from the firing on Fort Sumter to an 1887 reunion. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY
Released: Sept. 1, 1995

A fluent, tightly focused biography of a man who was born and died under two appearances of Halley's Comet, and led a restless, colorful life in between. Read full book review >

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HOUDINI by Clinton Cox
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Nov. 1, 2001

Among the outpouring of new releases and reprints on the life of Houdini comes Cox's (African American Teachers, not reviewed, etc.) biography with only Houdini's piercing eyes, now a symbol of the man still known as the world's greatest magician, gracing the cover. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: June 1, 2009

"Will not endear Heylin to academics, but does disperse some smoke while fanning the flames of this fiery debate."
The author of Bob Dylan: Behind the Shades (1991) and Bootleg: The Secret History of the Other Recording Industry (1995) concludes that an even more famous bard was both victim and beneficiary of "booklegging" when Shake-speares Sonnets appeared in 1609. Read full book review >