Search Results: "Eds. of The Paris Review"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 24, 2000

"Readers who struggle through Sokal's essay will be relieved to find the rest of the book lucid, readable, and positively stimulating."
An academic trade hournal's account of a publishing hoax that shook the academy. Read full book review >

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SPIDERS! by Eds. of TIME for Kids
ANIMALS
Released: Jan. 1, 2005

"Kids who like insects will be entranced by the photographs, and even children who don't like spiders may find this an effective antidote to arachnophobia. (Easy reader/nonfiction. 5-7)"
A visually arresting design scheme and stunning, high-quality photographs captivate the reader in this fluency-level entry for "confident readers" in the new TIME for Kids Science Scoops series. Read full book review >

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Released: May 1, 2003

"More self-consciously literary than its predecessor, but still some valuable gleanings."
An uneven second collection of essays on writing from the New York Times. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY
Released: Jan. 1, 2005

An adequate biography of the 26th president is one of four biographies in the vanguard of a new series linked to TIME for Kids. Read full book review >

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FANTASTIC FEATS AND FAILURES by Eds. of YES Mag
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2004

"Thickly illustrated with bright color photos and lucid diagrams, this will be popular with casual browsers and all fans of large-scale human endeavor. (index) (Nonfiction. 8-10)"
Paying tribute to the feats, and flops, of construction engineers, the editors of YES Magazine skim-profile more than 20 modern, large scale projects and disasters. Read full book review >

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HEROES OF BLACK HISTORY  by Eds. of TIME for Kids
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 19, 2017

"The thumbnail biographies of other notable figures at the end begs the question, isn't it time for lesser-known heroes to have their moment to shine? (timelines, glossary, index) (Collective biography. 9-14)"
Biographies of Harriet Tubman, Jackie Robinson, Rosa Parks, and former President Barack Obama in one volume. Read full book review >

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LADY CATHERINE, THE EARL, AND THE REAL DOWNTON ABBEY by The Countess of Carnarvon
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 29, 2013

"Gossipy and fun, with a good history lesson—sure to delight Downton Abbey fans."
A second sprightly memoir by a real English countess (after her Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey) delineates her forebear's heyday from the Roaring '20s. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2006

"Both a good starting point for learning about volcanoes and an easy-reader resource for information. (Nonfiction. 7-9)"
One of the latest in the Science Scoops series, this is a level 3 intended for confident readers. Read full book review >

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ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2003

"For lap-sit partners who aren't yet up to meatier collections, such as Mary Ann Hoberman's You Read to Me, I'll Read to You (2001), this makes a perfect way to promote reading as a participatory, social act. (Collection. 4-6)"
Aimed at parents with children who are just toddling into literacy, this collection of reprints from Nick Jr. offers 11 short poems or domestic episodes that lend themselves to shared reading. Read full book review >