Search Results: "Dick Cavett"


BOOK REVIEW

BRIEF ENCOUNTERS by Dick Cavett
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 28, 2014

"A skilled second banana still works the crowd effectively."
TV's once-reigning, smarty-pants talk show host presents his thoughts on some problems, performers and a few civilians he's known. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 9, 2010

"Uneven but breezy, incisive and amusing—nice to have you back, Dick."
Veteran talk-show titan turns comic columnist. Read full book review >

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THE APPLE by Dick  Bruna
by Dick Bruna, illustrated by Dick Bruna
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2013

"An odd little story, but a fresh example of Bruna's work for a contemporary audience. (Picture book. 2-4)"
This reissue of a 1959 title misses an opportunity to improve upon the translated text's lackluster story but will acquaint contemporary readers with the Dutch Bruna's modernist style. Read full book review >

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MIGHTY TREE by Dick Gackenbach
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 1992

"The value of the ecological message goes without saying; the presentation here in simple text and engaging cartoon-style illustrations is cheerful, though not very thoughtfully developed. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Three conifers begin to grow at the same time. Read full book review >

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ALICE'S SPECIAL ROOM by Dick Gackenbach
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 18, 1991

As she tells her busy mother, Alice has a room where she can find January's cold or even play with a beloved cat that died last summer. Read full book review >

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SAFARI ADVENTURE by Dick Houston
NONFICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1991

"Color photos not seen. (Nonfiction. 12+)"
Houston fulfilled a lifelong dream by starting a safari business in Africa, which he knew only through books and films. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 1, 1995

"For those who can't get enough of Vitale on TV during college basketball's off season, this book is a slam dunk."
ESPN and ABC's wildly popular and hyperkinetic hoops maven recreates his TV high jinks in this latest roundball manifesto. Read full book review >