Search Results: "David Brower"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 1995

"Whether his methods have been more help or hindrance to his cause is still to be decided. (Author tour)"
A provocative and controversial conservationist encapsulates his opinions and suggestions for restoring the health of a planet at risk. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 6, 2011

"An excruciatingly detailed, nightmarish saga demonstrating the sometimes inexplicable power of human evil."
A private investigator exposes the horrors of a fundamentalist Mormon sect. Read full book review >

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THE WILDNESS WITHIN by Kenneth Brower
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 17, 2012

"A worthy tribute and a good lesson on the conservation movement."
A tribute to David Brower (1912-2000), father of the modern environmental movement, on what would have been his 100th birthday. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 1996

"A tough-minded platform for renewal of a superpower that has not in recent years been living up to its still considerable potential."
A clear, nonpartisan statement of the problems America faces on the eve of a new century, and practicable proposals for restoring the nation's fiscal and moral health. Read full book review >

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BLUE DOG, GREEN RIVER by Brock Brower
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 31, 2005

A thin, sometimes disjointed if gracefully written novella set in the remotest backcountry the Southwest has to offer. Read full book review >

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THE RESIDENCE by Kate Andersen Brower
NON-FICTION
Released: April 7, 2015

"A work of great historical interest that is also quite entertaining."
Anecdotes both touching and hilarious about living and working in the White House, "the country's most potent and enduring symbol of the presidency." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: June 4, 2013

"A novel idea about the origins of the human mind but long-winded and repetitious in its development."
A new answer to the question of why Homo sapiens are the only species to have developed a brain with complex mental abilities. Read full book review >

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MAGNIFICENT WORDS TO LIVE BY by Hamilton  Brower
Released: July 1, 2012

"An inspiring poetry book for all ages."
In their debut children's book, Brower and Martin select a single word for each letter of the alphabet as part of their poetry about living a life full of compassion and integrity. Read full book review >

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POST-APOCALYPTIC FICTION. TOO SOON?
by Karen Schechner

The collective love for post-apocalyptic fiction might have dipped a bit since The Handmaid’s Tale started to hew too closely to reality. But it’s an irresistible subgenre. For those looking for more depictions of a frightening, all-too-plausible future run by religious zealots hungry for control, The Seekers series, by David Litwack, may suit.  

In the series’ debut, The Children ...


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HE MAKES HIS STAND IN THE AUDITORIUM
by Sarah Pitre

 

BOOK REPORT for Hold Me Closer: The Tiny Cooper Story by David Levithan

Cover Story: Fabulous
BFF Charm: Extra Sparkly Platinum
Swoonworthy Scale: 3
Talky Talk: The Script
Bonus Factors: LGBTQ, Musical
Relationship Status: Season Ticket Holder

 

Cover Story: Fabulous

Since this book is written as a script, the cover is extremely fitting. But the most appropriate aspect ...


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DAVID OWEN
by Alex Layman

The American West has long been a place of myth and wonder, of dramatic canyons, mesas, and mountain ranges. These dramatic landscapes have wooed Americans for centuries, and The New Yorker’s David Owen isn’t immune to its siren song. Though Owen has lived in Connecticut for most of his adult life, he spent the summers of his youth in ...


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