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

Poor Jean Pierre! 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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