Search Results: "D.D. Guttenplan"


BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 2, 2009

"Prodigious research and a grateful heart inform this essential biography of an irreplaceable journalist."
The astonishingly assiduous professional life of I.F. Stone (1907-89), who covered stories from the Sacco and Vanzetti trials to the Iran-Contra affair and became an icon to investigative journalists. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 2001

"Vigorous—even abrasive—reporting illuminates yet another dismal page of history's darkest book. (4 b&w illustrations)"
A contributing editor for the Nation assesses the unsuccessful libel action brought by historian David Irving against Deborah Lipstadt (and Penguin, her publisher) for characterizing him as a Holocaust-denier in her 1993 book, Denying the Holocaust. Read full book review >

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ARCHIE GREENE AND THE MAGICIAN'S SECRET by D.D. Everest
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 21, 2015

"Familiarity in fiction breeds boredom. (Fantasy. 8-12)"
The delivery of an ancient book propels Archie Greene into a world of magic and danger: the perfect birthday present for any 12-year-old. Read full book review >

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ARCHIE GREENE AND THE ALCHEMISTS' CURSE by D.D. Everest
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2016

"An engaging if not terribly original continuation of an enjoyable series. (Fantasy. 8-12)"
When the words begin to fade from the tomes kept in the Museum of Magical Miscellany, it is up to five young apprentices to rewrite the spells and recapture the power of magic. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Dec. 31, 2008

"Raises new questions and addresses widely accepted theories."
Physician and physics-hobbyist Birkhofer addresses the highly technical concept of the aether, a physical medium that can explain the wave nature of light, and explores how it may resolve some issues of physics. Read full book review >