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: 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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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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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: 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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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 >

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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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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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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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DAVID SAMUEL LEVINSON
by James McDonald

“I'm just furious,” David Samuel Levinson says, agitation lending his voice both energy and an edge. “I'm furious that we have to talk about this in 2017.” It was less than a month into the new administration when we discussed his novel, Tell Me How This Ends Well, and the dangerous implications for minority groups of ...


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LOVE YA
by Bobbi Dumas

Hi friends!

I don’t read a lot of Young Adult/New Adult books, but I’ve become a fan of Huntley Fitzpatrick.

I think I’ve read all of her books now (and hope a new one is coming out soon!).

I just finished What I Thought Was True, and I invite you all to read it!

Sometimes, with YA, I feel ...


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