Search Results: "Dick Teresi"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 2002

"The importance and pleasure of science's multicultural history gets a proper hearing, and a stout set of legs to stand on."
The often suppressed or overlooked scientific work of non-Western thinkers is given a clear-eyed airing by science historian Teresi (The God Particle, not reviewed) and found to be deeply impressive. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 13, 2012

"A provocative, if one-sided, examination of important ethical issues and the still-unresolved question of what constitutes death."
Science writer Teresi (Lost Discoveries: The Ancient Roots of Modern Science—From the Babylonians to the Maya, 2002, etc.) claims that the rights of organ donors are being violated by the medical profession. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 20, 1993

"A highly knowledgeable insider's look at the world of physics- -wrapped in a bright, shiny, purely delightful package."
Lederman, the 70-year-old Nobel-winning experimental physicist and former director of Fermilab, takes the reader on a rollicking tour of mankind's two-thousand-year search for the nature of matter and lets the public in on what grand discoveries may lie ahead. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >