Search Results: "David K. Batker"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 2011

"An entertaining presentation of important ideas and information about how lives could be improved."
A stimulating approach to the economy, which puts people and their needs ahead of money-based indicators of growth and performance. Read full book review >

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TEACHING AND ITS PREDICAMENTS by David K. Cohen
NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 2011

"Uneven but ultimately useful for educators and reformers."
An examination of the quandaries surrounding the teaching profession from various angles. Read full book review >

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Guided by Divine Love by David K. Haaland
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 15, 2013

"A distinctive memoir for a spiritual audience."
In this spiritual memoir, Haaland recounts his emigration from Iraq to America and his discovery of "Divine Orders." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

EADRIC AND THE WOLVES by David K. Mullaly
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 20, 2017

"A high-energy tale of battle, treachery, and betrayal best suited to fans of Viking history."
Historical fiction about an English warrior who struggles to determine his allegiances during the Danish conquest of England in the 11th century. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 21, 2010

"As the author provides an opportunity for language elders to speak, the consequences of knowledge and identity loss become alarmingly evident."
Harrison (When Languages Die, 2007) passionately profiles linguistic survivors from Paraguay to Siberia and explores what will be lost if their languages drift into extinction. Read full book review >

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SIN: THE DISEASE AND THE CURE by David K. Tank
NON-FICTION
Released: March 10, 2017

"A compact study of God's close bond with humankind."
A short, intense treatise on the nature of sin and free will. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 13, 2012

"A welcome study of an element of life that is often 'forgotten, overlooked, and postponed.'"
AP reporter Randall provides a brisk tour of sleep research and what it means for individuals hoping to feel well rested. Read full book review >

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THORFINN THE NICEST VIKING AND THE TERRIBLE TREASURE by David MacPhail
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 2016

"Brains trump brawn every time—at least for this horn-helmed peacemaker. (Historical farce. 8-10)"
Being some of the exploits of Thorfinn the Very-Very-Nice-Indeed. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 29, 2016

"A footnote to a much larger story but a welcome one."
A fascinating scholarly detective story centering on the often overlooked ideological architect of the Third Reich, who could never be made to "accept the notion that the ideas he had trumpeted had led to genocide." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 5, 2012

"A colorful account of our early-21st-century faithlessness to principles we at least pretend to revere."
A Pulitzer Prize winner resumes his well-reported account of the assault on our constitutional rights in a post-9/11 world. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 20, 2011

"A timely call for vigilance, for insisting on the protections the Framers provided against an always overreaching government."
As the country wages simultaneous "wars" against drugs and terrorism, a former New York Times reporter and Pulitzer Prize-winning author warns against trading our freedoms for the illusion of security. Read full book review >