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 >

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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 >

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BILL GOLDSTEIN
by Mark Athitakis

In 1922 the poet Ezra Pound wrote that “the Christian Era ended at midnight on Oct. 29-30 of last year”—that is, the moment James Joyce finished writing Ulysses. Pound’s pronouncement helped stoke a kind of folk tale that has accompanied the novel ever since. Joyce unleashed his experimental masterwork, the story goes, and then the rest of the literary world ...


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BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2000

"Its subject matter is an important and often neglected part of American history. (Nonfiction. 10-14)"
Clinton (I, Too, Sing America: Three Centuries of African American Poetry, 1998, etc.) tells the history of black soldiers who fought for their country and struggled for equality in the armies in which they fought. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY
Released: Nov. 1, 1993

"Index; large bibliography; several dozen b&w illustrations, mostly contemporary photos. (Nonfiction. 11-15)"
In a follow-up to Undying Glory: The Story of the Massachusetts 54th Regiment (1991), Cox celebrates the essential role played by the 9th and 10th US Cavalry in the Indian Wars. Read full book review >

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WHAT THE L? by Kate Clinton
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 1, 2005

"Veers wildly among topics, but covers recent political history and gay rights issues with rapid-fire, sometimes blessedly cathartic humor."
Lesbian comic Clinton (Don't Get Me Started, 1998, etc.) riffs on everything from SpongeBob SquarePants to the Supreme Court in this ultra-wry collection of columns and short essays. Read full book review >

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Released: Aug. 15, 2012

"A stinging indictment of urban politics-as-usual."
Cronyism and corruption stifle the cable TV industry in this hard-hitting memoir. Read full book review >