Search Results: "Eugene Linden"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 26, 2002

"No wild claims, but only 'credible stories of the ways . . . animals use their wits.' Draw your own conclusions, says Linden, and keep an open mind."
From an award-winning journalist (The Parrot's Lament, 1999, etc.), tantalizing conjecture about what lies behind the canny behavior of animals. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 1998

"An above-average effort for a doomsayer."
Linden, a writer on science and technology for Time magazine, argues that we have been living in a period of stability that cannot last. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 21, 2011

"A well-rendered but disheartening tale of a life's work documenting the 'human and animal detritus left behind in the aftermath of the advancing armies of the consumer society.'"
A veteran journalist recalls his travels through the world's dwindling wild places. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 7, 2006

"Although whole volumes have been devoted to each of the topics covered, this text provides a sound orientation to a controversial subject."
In this cautionary tale, journalist Linden lays out evidence that climate change is the culprit behind the demise of previous civilizations. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 1999

"Animals are an indicator species, Linden suggests, so take a look: how we treat them reflects how we treat everything else."
Empathetic stories of animals displaying intelligence and fellow-feeling, with some references to controlled experiments to help put the acts in context, from journalist Linden, the author of several books on animal cognition as well as other subjects. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: April 10, 2007

"A surprisingly good fantasy that should appeal to teens, especially those intrigued with reincarnation and destiny."
Rooted in Australian Aboriginal spirituality, this intriguing first in a trilogy describes Earth thousands of years after an apocalypse. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BEN & ZIP by Joanne Linden
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2014

"This boardwalk frolic proves even small fries can solve big mysteries. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A beachside lost-and-found adventure, told from a kid's point of view. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SPRING HARE by Eugene Yelchin
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 17, 2017

"A celebration of the heights of imagination as the eponymous spring hare lives up (and up and up) to its name. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A bright-eyed, tawny hare joins a red-haired, fair-skinned child on a high-flying adventure in Yelchin's first wordless picture book. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LOVE IN THE TIME OF SCANDAL by Caroline Linden
ROMANCE
Released: May 26, 2015

"A smart, poignant, deftly written romance with characters who remind us that good can triumph and love can heal."
Lord Atherton is the last man on Earth Penelope Weston wants to marry, but when a scandal forces her to do just that, they're surprised to discover they're a perfect match, though not everyone is pleased with the union. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HEAVEN LIES ABOUT US by Eugene McCabe
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2004

"Heart-rending without a trace of sentimentality. McCabe's eye is as sharp as his tongue, which has an edge that could cut glass."
Twelve stories, all set in rural Ireland in the 19th and 20th centuries. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE UNMAKING OF ADOLF HITLER by Eugene Davidson
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 1996

"Most of what is here is not new, yet it is presented in a manner that will benefit specialists; for students and others, the book offers only one facet of the larger picture. (50 illustrations, not seen.)"
A valuable contribution to the ever-growing library on Hitler and National Socialism. Read full book review >