Search Results: "Ethan Zuckerman"


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REWIRE by Ethan Zuckerman
NON-FICTION
Released: June 17, 2013

"A refreshingly different perspective on forging the future of the Internet."
In his debut, Zuckerman (director of MIT's Center for Civic Media) argues that we must "take control of our technologies and use them to build the world we want rather than the world we fear." Read full book review >

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CREATURE COLORS by Andrew Zuckerman
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 4, 2014

"For little animal lovers everywhere. (Board book. 6 mos.-2)"
This simple title features two toddler favorites: colors and animals. Read full book review >

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CREATURE ABC by Andrew Zuckerman
ABC BOOKS
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"Older children won't tire of staring into the eyes and souls of such beautiful, mysterious creatures. (Picture book. 3-8)"
This adaption of Zuckerman's adult pictorial Creature (2007) uses white backdrops in striking juxtaposition with brilliantly detailed photographs to introduce animals and the ABCs. Read full book review >

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A TASTE FOR RABBIT by Linda Zuckerman
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2007

"The frustrating lack of closure begs for a sequel. (Fiction. 10-14)"
This uneven allegory will have a difficult time finding an audience. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: May 3, 2016

"There is both solace and inspiration in these 11 heroes, but it doesn't take much to imagine that for each of them, there were dozens who didn't get the break. (Nonfiction. 8-12)"
Stories of 11 athletes overcoming adversity to become the cream of their sports, from Wall Street Journal writer Zuckerman and his two sons. Read full book review >

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LIVING THE SECULAR LIFE by Phil Zuckerman
NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 4, 2014

"As Zuckerman makes clear, without resorting to smugness, secularity is not nothing but rather a way of living that enhances moral virtues and promotes human decency."
Zuckerman (Sociology and Secular Studies/Pitzer Coll.; Faith No More: Why People Reject Religion, 2011, etc.) seeks to sever the association of secularity with nothingness.Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 1993

"The meticulously detailed record of a selfless, highly organized man who rose to challenge our century's ultimate chaos and depravity."
A valuable, remarkably full memoir by the last commander of the Jewish Fighting Organization, who helped lead the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, the Polish Uprising, and subsequent efforts to rescue Jews during and after WW II. Read full book review >

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Released: April 10, 1989

Part two of this energetic octogenarian scientist's life story (From Apes to Warlords, 1978). Read full book review >

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FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 20, 2006

"Despite an unnecessary framing device, Sunday Hostages is an enjoyable tale of the often-tumultuous intersection of self-realization and familial responsibility."
A headstrong artist and mother separates from her husband to parent her two daughters alone in Zuckerman's nuanced debut. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 5, 2013

"A fascinating study of American entrepreneurial culture and the modern robber barons who succeeded in creating an energy revolution."
Award-winning Wall Street Journal columnist Zuckerman (The Greatest Trade Ever: The Behind-the-Scenes Story of How John Paulson Defied Wall Street and Made Financial History, 2009) calls drilling for shale gas and oil "one of the greatest energy revolutions in history." Read full book review >