Search Results: "Elizabeth Cohen"


BOOK REVIEW

THE SCALPEL AND THE SILVER BEAR by M.D. Alvord
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 8, 1999

"A voice from another quarter speaks knowingly of modern medicine's discontent with itself."
Attempts to merge holistic healing and modern high-tech medicine are not new, but the perspective of a Navajo woman surgeon makes this very personal account unique. Read full book review >

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THE HYPOTHETICAL GIRL by Elizabeth Cohen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 6, 2013

"Uneven but intriguing work from a writer who should resist her penchant for narrative game-playing."
Cohen (The Family on Beartown Road, 2003) showcases love in the Internet Age. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 8, 2003

"The adventure and peril of everyday living captured in language that's light, beautiful, and razor-sharp."
Lyrical, gripping tale of the year Cohen's life went to hell. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 23, 2000

"A breathlessly engrossing history of a classic urban political machine and the powerbroker who ran it his way. (16 pages b&w illustrations, not seen)"
A monumental biography of Chicago's six-term mayor that elevates the coarse and cunning political boss to the status of an American icon. Read full book review >

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THE ONE AND ONLY ZOË LAMA by Tish Cohen
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2008

Readers will fairly hear a laugh track in the background of this pleasant-enough tween-girl-sitcom-script of a story, companion to 2007's The Invisible Rules of the Zoë Lama. Read full book review >

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EDDY’S DREAM by Miriam Cohen
Released: Nov. 1, 2000

"A chorus of lively, informative voices waiting to be discovered by those who make the effort to listen. (Poetry. 9+)"
Katz has experimented with writing poems in the voices of Americans of the past, utilizing this approach with original poems in American History Poems (1998). Read full book review >

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TWO LITTLE MITTENS by Miriam Cohen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2006

"A direct invitation to make up more stories lurks beneath a closing double flap; rare is the young child who will be able to resist doing just that. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Printed on light card stock, two bright orange mittens with faint but expressive facial features draw, garden and even dream together in this playful mini-tale. Read full book review >

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GIRL TROUBLE by Kerry Cohen
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 2016

"A brief, canny book that will make any girl who feels alone feel less alone."
To all the girls she's liked before, a memoirist offers a series of interconnected essays. Read full book review >

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THE INVISIBLE RULES OF THE ZOË LAMA by Tish Cohen
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2007

"Sitcom style for familiar themes. (Fiction. 9-12)"
Children with their own insightful rules on life have become a popular vehicle for poignant themes. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 15, 1993

"Notes; bibliography; resources; index. (Nonfiction. 12+)"
Cohen's subtitle expresses his activist theme; though it's evenhanded, this what-to-do volume, dedicated to the animals in the author's life who have ``given me so much more than I was ever able to give them,'' communicates a strong sympathy. Read full book review >