Search Results: "Daniel Lanois"


BOOK REVIEW

SOUL MINING by Daniel Lanois
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 2, 2010

"There's really nothing like this oft-rapturous work in the canon of musical memoirs."
The master musician and producer offers a typically idiosyncratic take on his life and art. Read full book review >

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DANIEL LOWE
by Megan Labrise

A few months shy of his 60th birthday, Daniel Lowe’s publishing dreams came true—with a novel that proceeds from a nightmarish premise.

In All That’s Left to Tell, a mid-level American executive named Marc Laurent is held captive in Pakistan by two local guards. Each day he is blindfolded and an English-speaking woman, who identifies herself as “Josephine,” questions ...


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DANIEL SUAREZ
by Clayton Moore

Daniel Suarez finally made it to the future in his new novel, Change Agent, which Kirkus’ reviewer says is “...his most entertaining high-tech thriller yet.”

The author sometimes gets pegged as a science fiction author because his previous bestsellers—Daemon, Freedom, Kill Decision, and Influx—all revolve around technologies that are just around the corner. In Change Agent ...


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BOOK REVIEW

THE THING ABOUT SPRING by Daniel Kirk
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 17, 2015

"Although the underlying idea is that resistance to change is normal—and acceptance of change is healthy—an easier sell would have been an animal who dreaded the cold and dark of winter. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Rabbit is apprehensive about winter turning to spring, and his friends Mouse, Bird and Bear help convince him that spring is equally wonderful. Read full book review >

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SOMETIMES I FEEL LIKE A FOX by Danielle Daniel
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 11, 2015

"This book will fascinate children expanding their horizons and learning about other cultures (or, in the case of Anishinaabe kids, their own). (author's note) (Picture book. 5-8)"
An introduction to the Anishinaabe tradition of totem animals. Read full book review >

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YOU ARE NOT MY FRIEND, BUT I MISS YOU by Daniel Kirk
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 23, 2014

"There are no bad sock monkeys, not even the one or two who have forgotten themselves for a second. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A sock monkey goes to the dark side, or as dark as a sock monkey can get, in Kirk's dovelike tale of dawning self-awareness. Read full book review >

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TEN THANK-YOU LETTERS by Daniel Kirk
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 9, 2014

"Inspirational examples abound in both giving thanks and sharing. (Picture book. 4-8)
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Before Pig can play with his pal Rabbit, he wants to finish his thank-you letter. But will his friend give him that chance? Read full book review >

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TEN THINGS I LOVE ABOUT YOU by Daniel Kirk
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 27, 2012

"Although great for reading aloud, put this at the top of the list for using as a springboard for creative writing or a discussion starter about what qualities make a good friend. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Rabbit and Pig join the ranks of duos that grapple with the intricacies of friendship—and impressively stand out. Read full book review >

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HONK HONK! BEEP BEEP! by Daniel Kirk
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 24, 2010

"Fans of the other two will likely find this title's familiarity comforting, but it just doesn't measure up. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A young boy's toys come to life for a nighttime trek across the bedroom in their jeep. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DOUBLE TAKE by Daniel Jussim
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2001

"The recently published Twin Tales by Donna Jackson (p. 259) covers the same ground, including many of the same subjects, and is more attractively packaged. (Nonfiction. 9-13)"
Jussim (AIDS & HIV, not reviewed) explores the lives and psychology of twins at a time when recent medical interventions are causing more multiple births. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BREAKFAST AT THE LIBERTY DINER by Daniel Kirk
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Oct. 1, 1997

"Expressive, eye-catching illustrations tell the tale better than the wordy text; filled with bustling, sipping, munching, smiling people, the scenes at the Liberty Diner come alive. (Picture book. 4-8)"
While they wait for Uncle Angelo at the Liberty Diner, Bobby, his baby brother, George, and his mother are surprised when President Roosevelt stops in during breakfast. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MISTER WONDERFUL by Daniel Clowes
GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMIC BOOKS
Released: April 12, 2011

"Clowes finds heightened reality in caricature."
An expansion of the strip initially serialized in the New York Times Magazine.Read full book review >