Search Results: "Claire Berman"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 15, 2001

"A mind-boggling account that will change the way readers respond to mental illness."
An astonishing, terrifying first-person tour through the schizophrenic's world, from Steele (late advocate for the rights of the mentally ill). Read full book review >

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Released: Jan. 11, 1990

Based on interviews with adult men and women whose parents were divorced when they were children, this study by a free-lance journalist of the effects of divorce is heartfelt but unsatisfying. 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 >

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 >

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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

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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CLAIRE DEDERER
by Stephanie Buschardt

Longtime critic and essayist Claire Dederer has always had a slight obsession with film director Roman Polanski. So in the summer of 2011, a year after the release of Poser, her gutsy, bestselling debut memoir about yoga and motherhood, she set out to write her next book with him in mind. “I was working on that book,” Dederer recalls ...


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BOOK REVIEW

Released: March 27, 1989

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

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 5, 2010

"Engaging and balanced—a stand-out book."
As The Nation political correspondent Berman ably shows, many factors led to the success of President Obama's election campaign, but a crucial aspect is often overlooked—the role played by Howard Dean as chairman of the Democratic Party Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

KLARA WITH A K by Sandy Berman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 30, 2014

"A successful historical novel about the redemptive power of remaining true to oneself, no matter what the cost."
After a concentration camp survivor attracts the romantic interest of two men, she makes discoveries about life, love and forgiveness in this debut novel. Read full book review >