Search Results: "Edward S. Curtis"


BOOK REVIEW

EARTH ALWAYS ENDURES by Neil Philip
FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 1996

"Timeless poems, haunting photographs—a whole world to ponder. (Poetry. 10+)"
Paired with Curtis's classic photographs, these sacred chants capture the heartbeat of a people. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BEDTIME BOOK
Released: Sept. 1, 2001

"For specialized collections or adult interest only. (Nonfiction. 8+)"
Using the same format as in his previous collections of Native American literature (A Braid of Lives, 2000, etc.), Philip pairs his 15 translations of various tribes' lullabies with sepia-toned historical photographs of Native Americans. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NO FAMILY ALBUM by Edward S. Blotner
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 3, 2010

"Illuminates the lasting impacts of mental and physical abuse on foster-care children."
Blotner (Facing the World Without Love, 2010) explores the harsh reality of foster care via one's man story. Read full book review >

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KIMBO'S MARBLE by Amy Herrick
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 30, 1993

"An old-fashioned Disney-style confection. (Young reader/Picture book. 6-9)"
In a kingdom where the palace looks like a sculpture of candy and pink ice cream, Princess Kimbo learns to value her little brother by saving him from a froglike troll. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 2006

"Anyone else curious why a known writer in the business can't pen his own memoir?"
An enthusiastic, colloquially slapdash memoir about navigating Hollywood egos by longtime PR man and producer Feldman that traces his career from the early 1950s (The World of Suzie Wong) to today (The Truman Show, 101 Dalmations). Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 1997

"The former will find it intellectually challenging and perhaps a bit exhausting—there is a fast parade of thinkers and concepts, which occasionally receive too cursory an exploration- -though ultimately informative and rewarding."
Reed (Psychology/Franklin and Marshall Coll.) traces the gradual, contentious evolution of the discipline of psychology in the 19th century. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 1994

"Highly enjoyable as a brief and opinionated history of medicine, but more valuable as a provocative essay on the direction in which science and technology are moving medicine today. (15 line drawings, not seen)"
Deft questioning of our basic assumptions about health, disease, and medicine. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION

"A lucid, thorough reflection on the income tax that manages to be both rigorous and accessible."
A bold assessment of the toll that the income tax has exacted on the American economy, coupled with a plan to replace it. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIG BROTHER, LITTLE BROTHER by Marci Curtis
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2004

"Why bicker when there's enough room on the skateboard for two and a frosted donut for every mouth? (Picture book. 3-6)"
This gathering of brothers—sharply etched, bright photographs of pairs of them, younger and older, multicultural—celebrates harmony with nary a discord in sight (minor differences of opinion are of the most benign sort). Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 2008

"Bittersweet window into a privileged yet insecure upbringing."
FDR's eldest grandson nostalgically recounts his childhood growing up in close proximity to his charismatic grandparents. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 1994

"While it's refreshing to read a book about a popular musician written by someone with real credentials as a historian, Curtis sadly lacks enough knowledge about music to carry off her task."
Not really a biography, but an episodic social history centering on the life of ragtime composer Scott Joplin. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MAN SQUARE by Curtis Hibbler
Released: July 25, 2014

"A no-frills primer aimed squarely at a socially conservative Christian readership."
A concise guide for women who want to understand their men. Read full book review >