Search Results: "David Talbot"


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NON-FICTION
Released: May 8, 2012

"Though he's a little too enamored with 'angel-headed hipsters' and 'fairy dust,' Talbot takes the reader much deeper than cliché, exploring a San Francisco that tourists never discover."
An ambitious, labor-of-love illumination of a city's soul, celebrating the uniqueness of San Francisco without minimizing the price paid for the city's free-spiritedness. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 13, 2015

"Washington, D.C., regulars may know some of this information, and foreign nations certainly do, but all engaged American citizens should read this book and have their eyes opened."
Former Salon founding editor-in-chief Talbot (Season of the Witch: Enchantment, Terror and Deliverance in the City of Love, 2012, etc.) shares his extensive knowledge and intense investigations of American politics with a frightening biography of power, manipulation, and outright treason.Read full book review >

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IT'S FOR YOU by John Talbot
NUMBERS AND COUNTING
Released: June 1, 1995

"The visual, not the verbal or the arithmetical, is the real winner in this work that requires more patience than brain power, method, or fun-loving participation. (Picture book. 9+)"
An artful, abstruse puzzle book, that ventures, literally, to put readers in a box, fold in on itself and open out again. Read full book review >

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THE WAY WE WEREN'T by Jill Talbot
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 14, 2015

"A sad memoir from a woman mired in the past."
A chronicle of obsessive grief. Read full book review >

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PINS AND NEEDLES by John Talbot
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 1992

Poor Jean Pierre! Read full book review >

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UNDER POLARIS by Tahoe Talbot Washburn
NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 1999

"For those photographs alone, diehard fans of Arctic-exploration narratives will find this a valuable addition to their collections."
A modest memoir of scientific exploration in the Canadian Arctic. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 8, 2012

"A thorough, lovingly researched paean to a father and a way of life."
New Yorker staff writer Talbot debuts with an affectionate biography of her father, stage, screen and TV actor Lyle Talbot (1902-1996). Read full book review >

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THE HOLOGRAPHIC UNIVERSE by Michael Talbot
Released: April 24, 1991

"Fifty sold pages-then like, far out, man."
A veteran reporter on the New Age scene (Beyond the Quantum, 1986) ably explains the latest hip paradigm before soaring off into hyperdimensional inner space. Read full book review >

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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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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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BOOK REVIEW

Released: Feb. 6, 2012

"Given the authors' considerable experience in this targeted area, business managers interested in managing risk will find this well-written guide of special value."
Consulting financiers offer an abbreviated, practical guide to risk management via performance benchmarking. Read full book review >

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Released: July 28, 2014

"An enjoyable debut book for intermediate readers, but a stronger edit might have maximized its appeal."
A little girl's friends and siblings scheme to keep her sleepwalking habit under control in this debut children's chapter book. Read full book review >