Search Results: "Daniella Martin"


BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 11, 2014

"Regardless of readers' culinary proclivities, Martin's lively book poses timely questions while offering tasty solutions."
Digging into the latest culinary trend, "entomophagist," or bug-eating expert, Martin expounds upon the "ecological, nutritional, economic, global and culinary" benefits of consuming insects. Read full book review >

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MY CHILDREN'S BOOK GHOST FILE
by Julie Danielson

Over at NPR last week, I heard a pop culture critic talk (here) about what he calls his Ghost File, or the books, television shows, and movies he didn’t review during the year. “[I]t's the great frustration,” he said, “that every year I'm haunted by all the terrific things I haven't talked about … ...


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BOOK REVIEW

ONE TRICK PONY by Daniella Brodsky
FICTION
Released: Oct. 9, 2007

"Despite its flaws, though, the story is an interesting look at the lives of four well-heeled teens, living life in the big city. (Fiction. YA)"
Caroline, a mysterious new owner, reopens a neighborhood coffee shop. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SAMIR AND YONATAN by Daniella Carmi
Released: March 1, 2000

"Like Arno Bohlmeijer's Something Very Sorry (1996), or Bruce Brooks's Vanishing (1999), this hospital story will leave readers pondering the resilience of children in the face of tragedy. (Fiction. 10-13)"
An Israeli author debuts in English on this side of the Atlantic with a sad but not heavy tale of life and death on the West Bank. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

OPERATION MASSACRE by Rodolfo Walsh
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 17, 2013

"A chilling, lucid work, beautifully translated by Gitlin, which serves as a great example of journalistic integrity."
A mesmerizing, prophetic tour de force of investigative journalism exposing the pervasive thuggishness of the Argentine military elite. Originally published in 1957, this is the first English-language edition. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE OCTOPUPPY by Martin McKenna
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 28, 2015

"Jarvis' tale will inspire listeners to laugh...and ask for an octopuppy. (Picture book. 3-8)"
When is a dog not a dog? When he's an octopuppy. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SYMPHONY CITY by Amy  Martin
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 7, 2011

"This lovely tribute to the power of music to take us away and soothe our fears will likely fly over the heads of its intended audience. (Picture book. 4-7)"
On her way to a concert, a young girl loses the hand of the adult taking her. Following a trail of music through the city, she finds her way home where "the best songs love you back." Read full book review >