Search Results: "Emmanuel Sander"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: May 1, 2013

"Certainly not for all readers, but first-rate popular science: difficult but rewarding."
How do we know what we know? How do we know at all? With an enjoyable blend of hard science and good storytelling, Hofstadter (I Am a Strange Loop, 2007, etc.) and French psychologist Sander tackle these most elusive of philosophical matters. Read full book review >

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WISDOM OF GOD by Emmanuel
NON-FICTION
Released: May 23, 2007

"Neither a strong, coherent spiritual guide nor a work of wisdom."
A spiritual guide for members of the New Church, a denomination whose teachings are from the book of Revelations. Read full book review >

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"A confusing mix of authentic 18th-century mysticism and New Age propheteering."
A dismaying work of theological plagiarism masquerading as revealed literature. Read full book review >

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Released: Nov. 1, 1991

"Sander's interviews stand as a powerful testimony for urgent action, and her recommendations seem right on the money."
Sander, a therapist and associate director of continuing education at Sarah Lawrence, records the stories of a young black woman, her mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother as they tell of their childhood and of raising children as teenage mothers. Read full book review >

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A PARENT'S GUIDE TO ASTHMA by Nancy Sander
Released: April 21, 1989

Thorough, practical, and up-to-date help for parents of children with asthma. Read full book review >

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BASHO IN AMERICA by Sander Zulauf
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 26, 2014

"Poems that are simultaneously traditional and cutting-edge."
Perceptive and meditative haiku, primarily about the natural world and its effects on the poet's imagination and perspective. Read full book review >

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QUICKSAND by Emmanuel Bove
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 30, 1991

"A small masterpiece."
A first appearance in English by the late French writer and early minimalist Bove (Armand, 1987; My Friends, 1986) of a novel published in France in 1945, a few months after his death, that stunningly delineates the eventual heroism of an Everyman. Read full book review >

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CLASS TRIP by Emmanuel Carrère
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 13, 1997

Class Trip ($19.95; Jan. 13, 1997; 176 pp.; 0-8050-4694-1): A subtle combination of noir mystery and metaphysical thriller by the acclaimed author of The Mustache (1988) and Gothic Romance (1990). Read full book review >

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NIGHT DEPARTURE and NO PLACE by Emmanuel Bove
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 1995

"And a reminder of how tragic Bove's early death was."
The last two novels of French writer Bove (The Stepson, 1994, etc.), contemporary and friend of Gide and Beckett, evoke in stunning, characteristically minimalist prose the plight of an intellectual antihero forced to act by war. Read full book review >