Search Results: "Eric Alterman"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 17, 2008

"Alterman's conclusion—triangulate or perish—will be familiar to anyone who paid attention during the Clinton years, and it's unlikely to provide much comfort to readers who'd rather have their liberalism without a stiff shot of cultural conservatism."
A longtime cheerleader for progressive causes makes an enthusiastic though not entirely original case that liberalism is poised to rise again. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 2003

"Nonetheless, a sobering reminder that TV long ago abandoned serious journalism and that watchdogs and skeptics are thin on the ground in all media—bad news for those who believe a vibrant, informative press is one of the bedrocks of democracy."
Journalist Alterman disproves with vigor the notion of news organizations' left-wing bias, only to leave the more important question hanging: why ignorance trumps ideology. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 2, 1992

"Good reading for those enamored of the Washington scene."
More than just an antipundit screed: freelance writer Alterman puts punditry in perspective, giving a history of its development and analyzing its current effect on politics. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 2004

"Throws bones worth chewing on long and hard."
Crack political journalist Alterman (What Liberal Media?, 2003, etc.) examines the culture of deceit that has marred the American presidency, footnoting every word. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 9, 2004

"Carefully researched and plenty passionate: a veritable bible for Bush-bashers."
A latter-day doomsday catalogue of the sins, errors, and perhaps even crimes of the sitting president. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 16, 2012

"Thorough and thoughtful, but with dense scholarly foliage that needs pruning."
A liberal columnist and a professor examine the zigzag route of liberal politics since the New Deal. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ERIC CARLE'S ANIMALS ANIMALS by Laura Whipple
POETRY
Released: Aug. 17, 1989

"A treat!"
First, a word for the anthologist: the 62 poems Whipple has assembled as companions to Carle's flamboyant art are so splendid that they could easily stand alone; such greats as Dickinson, Sandburg, and Kipling appear along with numerous children's favorites—e.g., Worth, Behn, Coatsworth. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CATE AND ERIC by Ronnie Morris
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 13, 2013

"A complex narrative that combines autumnal romance with conspiracy-fueled suspense."
In this multigenre novel, a middle-aged woman reconnects with high school friends, including a long-lost lover, as she stumbles onto a terrorist plot. Read full book review >

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ERIC THE MATH BEAR by Caroline Glicksman
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 12, 2003

"It just doesn't add up. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Eric, a red glow-in-the-dark bear who works in a bank, foils a robbery in Glicksman's debut picture book. Read full book review >

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ERIC THE RED by Neil Grant
ADVENTURE
Released: Oct. 1, 1998

"Ambrus's meticulous illustrations vividly portray Eric's times. (maps, index) (Picture book/biography. 6-9)"
This entry in the What's Their Story? series goes beyond the well-known image of the famously fierce Eric the Red to unveil a driven explorer and founder of a new land. Read full book review >

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ERIC CARLE'S DRAGONS DRAGONS by Laura Whipple
FAIRY TALES, FOLKTALES AND MYTHS
Released: Sept. 18, 1991

"Index. (Poetry/Picture book. 3+)"
A second well-chosen, gorgeously illustrated collection of poetry in the style of Animals Animals (1989). Read full book review >