Search Results: "Craig Timberg"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 5, 2012

"Timberg and Halperin may ruffle feathers with some of their unorthodox views, but they present a forceful case with which future students of HIV and AIDS will have to reckon."
Timberg, the former Johannesburg bureau chief for the Washington Post and current deputy national security editor, and Halperin, an epidemiologist and AIDS expert at Harvard, trace the history, growth and spread of HIV and present what will in the minds of many be a controversial approach to addressing the disease. Read full book review >

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CULTURE CRASH by Scott Timberg
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 13, 2015

"Timberg's bibliographic essay cites many authors echoing his arguments; a more focused analysis and concrete solutions would have strengthened this book."
A journalist investigates the state of the arts. Read full book review >

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BLUE-EYED BOY by Robert Timberg
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 28, 2014

"An empathetic and extremely candid memoir from a man who decided 'to remember how I decided not to die…not let my future die.'"
A distinguished journalist and former Marine's account of returning home from Vietnam and finding personal and professional success despite life-altering disfigurement. Read full book review >

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THE NIGHTINGALE'S SONG by Robert Timberg
NON-FICTION
Released: July 1, 1995

"Timberg uses the stories of five men and the transformation of the Naval Academy to chronicle America's loss of innocent faith in itself and the consequences of that loss for a generation."
A sprawling, passionate account of the Vietnam and postwar journeys of Annapolis graduates John Poindexter, Robert McFarlane, Oliver North, John McCain, and James Webb. Read full book review >

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MULE TRAIN MAIL by Craig Brown
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2009

"Informative as well as evocative, and told with crisp clarity. (author's note) (Informational picture book. 5-8)"
In some remote pockets of Arizona, the postman wears a cowboy hat and leads a mule train. Read full book review >

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LOTS OF DOTS by Craig Frazier
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2010

"Zingy and crisp, joyful and sprightly, this is one outstanding read. (Picture book. 2-7)"
In his gamesome new work, Frazier shows how one shape—the simple dot—creates and shapes our world. Read full book review >

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MY BARN by Craig Brown
by Craig Brown, illustrated by Craig Brown
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 23, 1991

"Still, an offbeat introduction to animal voices, worth a try where funds permit. (Picture book. 2-6)"
From cock-crow to moonrise, a farmer moves around his barn, feeding and observing his animals. Read full book review >

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THE TOWN MOUSE AND THE COUNTRY MOUSE by Helen Craig
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 1992

"Tyler'' are charming; in the meantime, there are some splendidly dramatic takes, especially during Charlie's encounter with the cat, while the tiny protagonists are delightfully individual and appealing—as is this well-worn tale in its fresh new garb. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A spirited retelling with lively dialogue and many colorful embellishments, plus enchantingly detailed illustrations in cleverly varied frames and spreads. Read full book review >

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SEABORN by Craig Moodie
FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 2008

"A rousing climax and realistic narrator mark this as a solid choice. (Fiction. YA)"
Luke, 16, angry and selfish, finds himself totally agitated with life when his mother abruptly leaves the family. Read full book review >

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STANLEY MOWS THE LAWN by Craig Frazier
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2005

"And so will the reader. (Picture book. 4-8)"
What begins as a routine chore literally takes a turn, with a satisfying and visually creative result. Read full book review >