Search Results: "Daphne Miller"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: April 16, 2013

"While aimed at general readers, the author's message is also appropriate for physicians and is made palatable by Miller's persona and the avoidance of preachy smugness."
Miller (Family Medicine/Univ. of California, San Francisco) steps outside medicine's orthodoxy to explore the connection between sustainable farming and healthy living. Read full book review >

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MARY MILLER
by Stephanie Buschardt

Despite its title, there’s not a lot of happiness going around in Mary Miller’s new collection, Always Happy Hour. “There is nothing more disgusting, really, than people enjoying themselves so thoroughly when you’re miserable,” writes Miller in the book’s opening story, a rather grim yet appropriate introduction to the morbid hilarity that’s to come in the following pages. More ...


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 15, 2012

"Fascinating, especially to readers interested in wildlife conservation and the rehabilitation of elephants."
A heartfelt memoir about the author's decades-long efforts to save baby elephants. Read full book review >

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THIS CLOSE TO HAPPY by Daphne Merkin
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 2, 2017

"It's hard to find much solace within the relentless gloom—however insightfully explored—of one writer's depression."
A writer reflects on her unceasing struggle with clinical depression. Read full book review >

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Show Fever by Daphne Masque
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 31, 2016

"A somewhat predictable but enjoyable diversion for lovers of cozy mysteries, romance, and theater."
A debut novel introduces a contemporary, community theater-based romance series. Read full book review >

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ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Sept. 2, 2014

"Essays that go down like candy but nourish like health food."
A veteran essayist for the New Yorker and numerous other significant publications returns with an eclectic collection of pieces, all of which feature her unique style and voice. Read full book review >

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LOVING LOCKS WITH SHAREE MILLER
by Julie Danielson

In a recent opinion piece at Blavity, [currently inaccessible online],  guest author and children’s book reviewer “kirkwood1692” weighs in on what she describes as a surge (for various reasons she notes in her piece) in the scholarly interest of the representation of black girls in children’s literature. Of course, the author writes, “just because a book has a ...


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TO THE CAT-CAR! by Daphne Pendergrass
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 8, 2016

"For fans of PJ Masks only. (Board book. 2-3)"
Catboy shows off the Cat-Car. Read full book review >

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DREAMING OF HITLER by Daphne Merkin
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: June 1, 1997

"Pungent observations tempered by graceful interpretation—and some very sharp wit."
A collection of essays and articles that startle, charm, challenge, amuse, and elucidate. Read full book review >

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ALIVE AND WELL IN PRAGUE, NEW YORK by Daphne Grab
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: June 1, 2008

"These flaws notwithstanding, an excellent narrative voice, touching emotional connection and playful rural activities will take readers on their own relaxing hayride. (Fiction. YA)"
A Manhattan teen lives upstate while adapting to her father's illness. Read full book review >

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FICTION
Released: May 1, 1995

Stories of varying quality selected to draw YAs into a consideration of prejudice and the possibility of transformation. Read full book review >

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A HOUSE IN SICILY by Daphne Phelps
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1999

"A charming memoir that only begins to uncover the myriad facets of life and culture in Sicily. (8 pages color photos, not seen)"
Another memoir by a British subject extolling the virtues of Italy and the Italians. Read full book review >