Search Results: "David P. Jordan"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: Jan. 25, 1995

"Nonetheless, a stimulating look at the modern world's first- -and arguably still best—urban renewal project; a must for anyone interested in urban planning."
A useful reevaluation of the 19th-century bureaucrat who created modern Paris. Read full book review >

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MOSQUITOES CAN'T BITE NINJAS by Jordan P. Novak
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 28, 2017

"Pass. (Picture book. 4-6)"
A mosquito doesn't stand a chance against a ninja. Read full book review >

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MURDER MOST UNFORTUNATE by David P. Wagner
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 3, 2015

"Like many overseas regionals, Wagner's latest is part puzzle, part travelogue, likely to appeal most to readers who want a proxy visit to Italy."
Interpreter Rick Montoya (Death in the Dolomites, 2014, etc.) earns an unexpected vacation when an art conference ends in murder.Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 2003

"Revealing look at yet another facet of the army's racial politics."
Drawing on interviews with the survivors, journalist Colley paints a "Band of Others" picture of the first integrated unit to see combat in WWII. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Jan. 21, 1992

"A well-timed clarion call that ultimately mirrors its own picture of the philosophy it celebrates—messy, vital, infuriating, and invigorating."
A spirited defense of American liberalism that proves every bit as engaging and cantankerous (and wordy) as its subtitle. Read full book review >

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THE GREAT OUTDOORS by David P. Barash
Released: April 28, 1989

The manifold joys and occasional jolts of nine outdoor pursuits, as perceived with generous insight and sentiment by the author of Aging (1983), The Hare and the Tortoise (1986), and several others. Read full book review >

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THE LAND AND PEOPLE OF CAMBODIA by David P. Chandler
NONFICTION
Released: April 15, 1991

"Illustrated with b&w photos; bibliography; index. (Nonfiction. 11+)"
Some of the complications that may make Cambodia's history seem inaccessible to Americans are deftly unraveled. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 6, 1936

"A levelheaded, lucid guide to stock investing."
Van Knapp offers a friendly and comprehensive system for investing in stocks. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"A journey to the center of human nature, where the view is not always agreeable."
The most literate popularizer of Darwinism since Thomas Huxley visits evolution's Dark Side, the front-lines where biological realities clash with cultural idealism, and returns with news both depressing and cheering. Read full book review >

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RESURRECTING RANDI by David P. Shepherd
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2008

"A sterling debut from a talented writer."
A troubled coed demolishes a professor's carefully arranged life in this engrossing tale of mad love. Read full book review >