Search Results: "Errol Morris"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: Sept. 5, 2011

"Students of photography—and fans of CSI—will find this a provocative, memorable book."
Master documentarian Morris serves up an erudite, sometimes recondite examination of the power of photographs to conceal as much as they reveal. Read full book review >

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THE LIVES OF BERYL MARKHAM by Errol Trzebinski
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 30, 1993

"Another cult figure bites the dust. (Photos)"
A biography that reluctantly digs the dirt—and there's an awful lot of it—on famed Kenyan-born aviatrix Beryl Markham, the first woman to fly the Atlantic and once the presumed author of the bestselling West with the Night. Read full book review >

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TANGLES by Errol Broome
by Errol Broome, illustrated by Ann James
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 1994

"James's small, breezy sketches, peppered throughout the invitingly open format, nicely complement the story. (Fiction. 7-11)"
The consequences of living with a bad conscience are explored in a short novel by the Australian author of Dear Mr. Sprouts (1993). Read full book review >

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HAVE YOU SEEN MY SISTER? by Mathew Price
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 1991

"Unusually appealing. (Picture book. 2-7)"
When Ben's mother sends him to look for his little sister, he checks around the garden with several friends, portrayed in the late Le Cain's disarming illustrations as living in snug little homes that Ben imagines for them. Read full book review >

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THE SNOW LEOPARD by Jackie Morris
ADVENTURE
Released: Nov. 15, 2007

"It may all seem overdone to adults, but younger animal lovers and dreamy sorts will linger over both the art and the story. (Picture book. 7-9)"
Highlighted by close-ups of a magnificent snow leopard rendered in subtly blended watercolors, this mystical original tale will transport readers to its remote, otherworldly setting. Read full book review >

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TELL ME A DRAGON by Jackie Morris
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 2009

"Together with the brief verses, the images will appeal to all who love to make believe. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A beguiling invitation to the diverse, fantastical realms of dragons. Read full book review >

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DISCOVERING YOUR OPTIMUM 'HAPPINESS INDEX' (OHI) by Errol A. Gibbs
NON-FICTION
Released: April 22, 2016

"A complicated but intriguing breakdown of an emotion many take for granted."
A comprehensive study examines the nature of true happiness—and the quest to find it in modern society. Read full book review >

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ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Dec. 4, 2012

"Engaging eyewitness pieces—often very oddly grouped together—that nonetheless elicit admiration, wonder and gasps of surprise."
Three journalists present a sequel to their Deadline Artists: America's Greatest Newspaper Columns (2011) with a motley collection of pieces dating back to the 19th century. Read full book review >

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THE SONG OF THE GOLDEN HARE by Jackie Morris
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2014

"A lovely celebration of legend and the wild. (Picture book. 5-9)"
One little boy's family holds the secret of the golden hare. Read full book review >

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SOMETHING ABOUT A BEAR by Jackie Morris
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 2014

"It is lovely to see natural history and a sense of eco-awareness combined with many children's most beloved plaything. (Informational picture book. 4-9)"
With huge, richly detailed pictures (who knew watercolors could make so many different kinds of brown?) and a lucid and near-poetic text, Morris describes the lives and habitats of eight kinds of bear. Read full book review >

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TRUST TERRITORY by Janet Morris
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 1992

Twenty-sixth-century alien-contact yarn, second in the trilogy begun with last year's paperback Threshold. Read full book review >

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I AM CAT by Jackie Morris
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 9, 2013

"Slight but exquisite, this lovely hybrid will supplement more comprehensive approaches to the topic. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Striking illustrations and lyrical descriptions will please fans of big cats, but this combination of pictures, fiction and facts may not have quite enough substance to inspire repeat readings or engage general readers. Read full book review >