Search Results: "Didier Eribon"


BOOK REVIEW

MICHEL FOUCAULT by Didier Eribon
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 1991

"Superbly written and carefully documented: Eribon has managed to provide a scholarly exegesis of Foucault that will also serve as a good introduction for the lay reader."
A meticulous and authoritative biography of the influential French philosopher and historian, by an editor at Le Nouvel Observateur who was closely acquainted with Foucault during his later years. Read full book review >

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WHO BUILT THAT? SKYSCRAPERS by Didier Cornille
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 2, 2014

"With its companion, this handsome, accessible book is particularly welcome, enhancing subject diversity with its refreshing treatment, and all the more notable for its clean simplicity. (footnotes) (Informational picture book. 8-14)"
This engaging, immediate and immersive book introduces the eight men behind eight towering, sky-scraping structures. Read full book review >

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BRIDGES by Didier Cornille
Released: Oct. 18, 2016

"A work of beauty and a conveyance into human ingenuity. (Informational picture book. 6 & up)"
Ten bridges that both changed how we get from here to there and stunned us with their design beauty and engineering cleverness. Read full book review >

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THE ULTIMATE BOOK OF CITIES by Anne-Sophie Baumann
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 4, 2017

"There's lots to see and do in this big city. (Informational novelty. 6-9)"
A set of panoramic views of the urban environment: inside and out, above and belowground, at street level and high overhead. Read full book review >

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THE ULTIMATE BOOK OF VEHICLES by Anne-Sophie Baumann
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2014

"A sizable gallery but, overall, a monotonous one. (Pop-up informational picture book. 5-7)"
Fans of trucks, trains, aircraft, and other conveyances large and small will find dozens gathered here, lined up neatly in squads according to function from "Demolition" to "Space Travel." Read full book review >

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OUT OF MY HEAD by Didier van Cauwelaert
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 7, 2004

"A little gem."
Delightful comic tale about a man who can't convince anyone he's who he says he is. Read full book review >