Search Results: "Eric Topol"


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THE PATIENT WILL SEE YOU NOW by Eric Topol
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 6, 2015

"An expertly detailed, precisely documented exploration of the 'power of information and individualization' in health care."
A visionary physician predicts a technology-driven, patient-centered revolution in health care. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 2012

"Topol weaves useful knowledge about how to evaluate the choices open to patients into this exciting account of the revolutionary changes we can expect."
The director of the Scripps Translational Science Institute suggests that in the not-too-distant future DNA testing and sequencing may become available on a smartphone. Read full book review >

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THE JEWISH LOVER by Edward Topol
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 22, 1998

"The result is a sophisticated suspense comedy of cross-purposes that, in its best moments, efficiently fuses standard-brand elements of international intrigue and bedroom farce."
Jean Valjean and his nemesis Javert are amusingly transposed into contemporary form in this nifty (if overlong) thriller from the Russian-born author of Red Square and China Lane. Read full book review >

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ANGEL STATION by Jachym Topol
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 26, 2017

"A graphic, grungy tale of addiction and consequences."
A Czech junkie blows his last shot at redemption. Read full book review >

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CITY, SISTER, SILVER by Jachym Topol
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2000

"A difficult and challenging read, and indisputably a major contemporary novel."
This ambitious 1994 novel, its author's first, and the winner of his native Czechoslovakia's Egon Hostovsky Prize, is a simultaneously panoramic and elliptical portrayal of Prague's defiant counterculture in the immediate aftermath of the 1989 `Velvet Revolution.` Topol's protagonist and narrator Potok, a former actor, is an idealistic (and somewhat ingenuous) dropout whose fragmented relationships with a vivid gallery of young intellectuals turned `street people` (including Potok's fiery girlfriend, pungently nicknamed `She-Dog`), involving him in smuggling, swindling, and suspicion of murder. Read full book review >

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COLOR COMMENTARY
by Julie Danielson

I’ve always found it difficult to answer the what’s-your-favorite-color question, as the answer depends entirely on my mood. (I like deep blues for more contemplative times, but I need sunny yellow to help wake me in the mornings.)

Perhaps it’s even harder for artists to pick a favorite color. Is it like asking them to pick a favorite child? I ...


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BOOK REVIEW

THE NONSENSE SHOW by Eric Carle
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 13, 2015

"A picture book made to incite pleasure and joy. (Picture book. 3-7)"
The celebrated picture-book artist enthusiastically joins the nonsense tradition. Read full book review >

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FRANKIE PICKLE AND THE CLOSET OF DOOM by Eric Wight
ANIMALS
Released: May 5, 2009

"The diagram of Frankie's newly organized room might provide inspiration for kids with their own Room of Doom—when they've stopped snickering, that is. (Fiction. 7-10)"
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10 LITTLE RUBBER DUCKS by Eric Carle
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 2005

"Audiences of one or many will enjoy it, especially if they get to press the duck and make him squeak. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Ten rubber ducks are packed in a box and tied to a boat. Read full book review >

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“SLOWLY, SLOWLY, SLOWLY,” SAID THE SLOTH by Eric Carle
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2002

"There is room in everyone's life for a little peace and quiet, and this introduction to an animal that is the epitome of tranquillity will be welcome at bedtime, or anytime. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Carle (Dream Snow, 2000, etc.) branches out to feature a lesser-known yet fascinating animal in a paean to taking it easy. Read full book review >

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THE ART OF ERIC CARLE by Eric Carle
Released: Sept. 4, 1996

"Throughout are photographs and reproductions of art; the book closes with more samples of Carle's work and an international bibliography of his published books. (Autobiography. 8+)"
An agreeable overview of Carle's life and work, a consideration of the genesis of his ideas, a look at how he fashions his collages, and admiring words from some of his colleagues. Read full book review >