Search Results: "Caleb Daniloff"


BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 9, 2012

"Confidence in the future lends appeal to this deeply personal memoir."
Daniloff debuts with his account of using running in his recovery from alcoholism. Read full book review >

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CALEB AND KIT by Beth Vrabel
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 12, 2017

"A realistic story with strong, recognizable characters that doesn't reduce cystic fibrosis to a tragedy. (Fiction. 8-12)"
A 12-year-old boy attempts to take charge of his own life. Read full book review >

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CALEB AND KATE by William Steig
Released: Oct. 31, 1977

"No reincarnation of Sylvester despite the similar transformation, this plain frontier couple is touching in its own frumpy way, and this amusing sad story is beguiling as only Steig can make it."
Caleb the carpenter and Kate the weaver loved each other, but not every single minute"—and it's after one of their fiercest quarrels, with Kate screaming "odious insults" and Caleb storming away from the "cantankerous hoddy-doddy," that witch Yedida finds the husband sleeping in the forest and decides to test a new spell. Read full book review >

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THE CALEB YEARS by David Ingerson
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 26, 2014

"A tender tribute to a too-short life."
Ingerson's poignant debut memoir recounts the challenges and blessings of raising a terminally ill child. Read full book review >

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SEARCHING FOR CALEB by Anne Tyler
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 1975

"Miss Tyler is at her most flighty—also twenty feet off the ground—but she always evolves the hardest of insights from the gentlest of people."
Anne Tyler returns to the "auras" of old families which she first explored in her novels of the mid-60's. Read full book review >

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THE LAST RIDE OF CALEB O'TOOLE by Eric Pierpoint
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 3, 2013

"A suspenseful adventure with heart. (Adventure. 8-12)"
After a cholera epidemic in 1877 claims the lives of their parents, the three O'Toole children must travel through the dangerous Western frontier to their new home. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 2008

"An astute, absorbing account."
Potent memoir demonstrates the dangers of collecting and dispersing news from behind the Iron Curtain. The book is dedicated to slain journalist Anna Politkovskaya and "the other Russian and Soviet journalists who died under mysterious circumstances after the collapse of the Soviet Union." Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 9, 2014

"Most readers will agree with Scharf's complex but astute arguments that '[w]hile we cannot be at the center of what we now know to be a centerless universe, we nonetheless occupy a very interesting place in it—in time, space, and scale.'"
The universe is massive, and humans occupy an infinitesimal part. Do we matter? In this ingenious mixture of cosmology, evolutionary biology and philosophy, Columbia Astrobiology Center director Scharf (Gravity's Engines: How Bubble-Blowing Black Holes Rule Galaxies, Stars, and Life in the Cosmos, 2012) gives a thumbs up. Read full book review >

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THE ITALIAN SECRETARY by Caleb Carr
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 10, 2005

"We needed this, from Sherlock Holmes? No thanks."
Will Holmes and Watson foil a regicide plot that seems the work of German spies colluding with Scots Nationalists? Is the queen Victoria? Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 2003

"A compelling portrait of the Chechen people and the effects of war on innocent victims, demonstrating the depths to which human beings can sink and the heights to which they can rise."
Graphic, often horrifying memoir by a Chechen doctor who treated Russian soldiers, Chechen rebels, and civilians caught in the middle. Read full book review >

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An Authentic Derivative by Caleb Coy
Released: July 15, 2015

"A well-defined social milieu and articulate characters make Coy's is it/isn't it novel an interesting, if uncertain, experience."
Spot-on satire or earnest picture of youth in transition? That's up to readers to decide with Coy's debut novel about being young and part of the Nashville scene. Read full book review >