Search Results: "Evgeny Morozov"


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TO SAVE EVERYTHING, CLICK HERE by Evgeny Morozov
NON-FICTION
Released: March 5, 2013

"Healthy skepticism dealt with a sometimes too-heavy hand, and a useful corrective for those who believe that we'll somehow engineer ourselves out of our current mess."
More righteous technological contrarianism from Morozov (The Net Delusion, 2011, etc.). Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 4, 2011

"A serious consideration of the online world that sparkles with charm and wit."
In his debut, Foreign Policy contributing editor Morozov pulls the Internet into sharp focus, exposing the limits of its inner logic, its reckless misuse and the dangerous myopia of its champions. Read full book review >

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ORDINARY JEWS by Evgeny Finkel
NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 2017

"Of much interest to students of modern history but also to those engaged in humanitarian relief efforts, refugee relocation, and the like."
A political scientist turns fresh eyes on the problem of how European Jews responded to the Holocaust as it was unfolding. Read full book review >

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A LITTLE STORY ABOUT A BIG TURNIP by Tatiana Zunshine
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2004

"This classic is deserving of a more energetic retelling and those abound. (Picture book/folktale. 2-6)"
A pedestrian narrative dominates this retelling of a traditional Russian tale of a turnip that grows so large that it can't be pulled out of the ground until various members of the family—Grandie, Grannie, and Annie (and their pets)—pull and pull and pull. Read full book review >

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SILLY HORSE by Vadim Levin
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2005

"Some readers may be amused by the fitfully rhymed verses' quirkiness, but this sampler is best considered a curiosity, for deeper collections. (Poetry. 7-11)"
Fourteen short, surreal poems originally published in Russian over 35 years ago see their first English versions, paired to dark, scratchy paintings featuring angular people and farm animals in countrified dress. Read full book review >

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THE FIRST ORDER by Jeff Abbott
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 5, 2016

"Abbott loads his story with entertaining plot twists, not all of which make perfect sense, but the bond and betrayal between the two brothers add emotional depth to the action."
An epic struggle between two brothers throws Russian-American relations in jeopardy during this strong installment of Abbott's series (Inside Man, 2014, etc.) featuring ex-CIA sleuth Sam Capra. Read full book review >