Search Results: "Bob Berman"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 9, 2004

"Diverting and often insightful, but ten minutes later you could be hungry for knowledge all over again."
The Astronomy columnist (Cosmic Adventure, 1998, etc.) invites readers to prowl their neighborhoods in search of everyday phenomena, then sit back and let him explain them—as well as the rest of the Universe. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: July 13, 2011

"A quick, smart and colorful biography of 'yon flaming orb.'"
Astronomy contributor Berman tenders an overview of the Sun's many qualities and associations mixed with solar encounters of the personal kind. Read full book review >

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ZOOM by Bob Berman
NON-FICTION
Released: June 24, 2014

"An engagingly quirky popular treatment of the ongoing debate about the nature of space and time in the universe and our place as both observers and participants."
"We are embedded in a magical matrix of continuous motion," writes Astronomy columnist and Old Farmer's Almanac science editor Berman (The Sun's Heartbeat: And Other Stories from the Life of the Star that Powers Our Planet, 2011, etc.). Read full book review >

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Released: Aug. 8, 2017

"A guide for laymen written with gusto and assurance."
An enthusiastic account of all the light we cannot see from a science popularizer with a knack for presenting hard facts clearly and stylishly. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 4, 2015

"Not just a compelling history, but a cry for help in the recurring struggle to gain what is supposed to be an inalienable right."
An incisive look at the many issues surrounding the right to vote. Read full book review >

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Wilde Stories 2013 by Steve Berman
Released: June 15, 2013

"An impressive collection brimming with originality."
Editor Berman (Wilde Stories 2012, etc.) compiles an eerie, moving volume of gay-themed speculative fiction. Read full book review >

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PERMISSION TO PARENT by Robin Berman
NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 2014

"While much of what Berman suggests can be found in other similarly intentioned books, the way she phrases her ideas is welcoming to parents and encourages them in all the best ways to grow into that important role."
How to set limits for your child in a balanced, supportive way. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: March 27, 1989

More cogent Vietnam War history as Berman (Poli. Read full book review >

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The Man without Qualities by Morris Berman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 5, 2016

"n imaginative but unconvincing satire about presidential candidates."
A satirical novel tells the story of a man whose modest social experiment becomes a major political movement. Read full book review >

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RED CAPS by Steve Berman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 14, 2014

"An LGBT fantasy-tinged story collection that, despite a few stumbles, delights and entertains."
The stories in this collection track a philosophical imp who harvests teeth, a strange creature from the New Jersey Pinelands, a magical yearbook and something sinister in the sewer. Read full book review >

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THE FLIGHT OF THE INTELLECTUALS by Paul Berman
NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 2010

"A stunning, riveting commentary."
In this sequel to the groundbreaking Terror and Liberalism (2003, etc.), political writer and New Republic contributing editor Berman analyzes the rise of the Islamist totalitarian movement and the Western media's troubling inability—or unwillingness—to identify and investigate its implications. Read full book review >