Search Results: "Elliot Schatz"


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EDDIE FITZ'S WAR by Elliot Schatz
Released: Dec. 7, 2012

"A well-written Vietnam-era novel that needs more character maturation."
A troubled teenager hitchhikes to an anti-war protest and experiences life on the road in this novel set during the Vietnam War era in America. Read full book review >

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SAD PERFECT by Stephanie Elliot
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 28, 2017

"A pat and somewhat clichéd conclusion luckily does not tarnish the rest of the narrative, which treats Pea's mental health struggles with care, nuance, and respect. (Fiction. 14-18)"
Elliot's novel helps to fill a gap within teen narratives about disordered eating. Read full book review >

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SEVEN TYPES OF AMBIGUITY by Elliot Perlman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 16, 2004

"Long enough to tell everything that needs to be told, but never ponderous and never overdone. George Eliot down under."
Constant love in the face of terrible odds—such is the old-fashioned but deeply satisfying theme in a thoroughly modern Australian import. Read full book review >

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THE STREET SWEEPER by Elliot Perlman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 5, 2012

"A keeper: a story that speaks to the simple longing for freedom and peace, and to all the things that get in the way."
An expertly told novel of life in immigrant America—and of the terrible events left behind in the old country. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 1, 2011

"A humorous tale of one man's quick rise to fame and even faster fall."
A young man's coming-of-age amid the glitzy backdrop of mid-20th-century New York. Read full book review >

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Released: May 3, 1993

"A thoughtful and informative inside-look at homelessness, supporting Liebow's conclusion that 'homeless people are homeless because they do not have a place to live.''"
A moving and illuminating study of women living in homeless shelters. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 17, 2008

"A respectful, intuitive approach to pain management."
Physical therapist and medical researcher Schatz outlines his gentle technique for chronic pain relief. Read full book review >

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THE NETWORK by Lincoln Schatz
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 11, 2012

"May find an audience with Beltway groupies but not much more."
Something gets lost in this analog "translation," as Chicago-based artist Schatz calls this book, of his monumental digital work in the permanent collection of the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, which goes on display in December 2012. Read full book review >

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BIGGER THAN DADDY by Harriet Ziefert
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2006

"Young readers and listeners, whether from single-parent households like this or otherwise, will smile too. (Picture book. 4-6)"
Ziefert enters Charlotte Zolotow territory with an intimate bit of give-and-take between little Edward, who wishes he were bigger, and his father as they walk home from the playground, engage in a bit of playful role reversal (" ‘You've been a bad boy,' said Edward. ‘And you haven't finished your juice.' ") and then get ready for bed. Read full book review >

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MOMMY, I WANT TO SLEEP IN YOUR BED! by Harriet Ziefert
BEDTIME BOOK
Released: Nov. 1, 2005

"A perfect read before falling asleep. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A sweet nighttime routine is followed by tears when Charlie can't sleep in his own bed—he doesn't know how. Read full book review >

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Supping with the Devil by Richard Elliot-Square
Released: Feb. 12, 2013

"An engaging finance thriller foiled by plot flubs and typos."
In Elliot-Square's debut thriller, an entrepreneur's greed gets him embroiled with a high-powered—and dangerous—tycoon. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 1998

"May not make many converts, but should stimulate a brisk discussion among psychiatrists and other interested parties. (b&w illustrations)"
A biopsychologist deeply skeptical of the widely accepted biochemical approach to mental illness presents a well-documented argument against it. Read full book review >