Search Results: "Hannah Strom-Martin"


BOOK REVIEW

HANNAH ARENDT/MARTIN HEIDEGGER by Elzbieta Ettinger
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 20, 1995

"And at a time when Arendt is finding new readers, Ettinger's little book will probably generate a new round of Arendt-bashing among old enemies."
German Philosophers in Love, from humanities professor Ettinger (MIT; Rosa Luxemburg, A Life, 1987, etc.). Read full book review >

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YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 12, 2013

"A change of pace from the teeming swarms of fantasy and paranormal romance but too underpowered to achieve escape velocity. (author bios) (Science fiction/short stories. 12-14)"
A low-wattage collection of original stories and poems, as unmemorable as it is unappealingly titled. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 14, 1998

"In sum, Thurmond emerges from this portrait as that rarity, a politician beloved by his constituents. (15 photos and illustrations)"
The life (so far) of a master politician who daily sets new records as the US Senate's oldest and longest-serving member, now 96. Read full book review >

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PALINDROME HANNAH by Michael Bailey
Released: Oct. 17, 2011

"Ignoring part six, Bailey's book will remind readers of human connectivity, while it frightens and entertains."
A creative effort takes horror to new heights in well-paced, semi-interconnected stories. Read full book review >

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HANGING HANNAH by Evan Marshall
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 1, 2000

"Miss Marple lite."
``The Miss Marple of Shady Hill, New Jersey,'' a popular magazine dubbed her when she solved the case of the murdered nanny (Missing Marlene, 1999). Read full book review >

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Playing Hannah by Eric Beauregard
Released: June 28, 2016

"A performance starring a complex heroine that's not quite worthy of an encore, but good enough to see through to the end."
A teenage girl finds herself by playing other characters in this debut YA novel. Read full book review >

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HANNAH ARENDT by Julia Kristeva
NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 2001

"Not a volume to be picked up lightly, unless you enjoy tussling with sentences heavily laden with philosophical jargon and esoterica—but Kristeva fans are a diehard and hardy bunch, and they'll find plenty to be excited about here."
Intellectual all-star Kristeva (Possessions, 1998) offers this study of Arendt as the first installment of her new trilogy on female genius (the next two will deal with Melanie Klein and Colette). Read full book review >

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HIDING HANNAH by Mike  Johnson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 11, 2011

"Though it lacks anything in the way of extras or games, Hannah's little story is one worth seeking out. She's a charmer. (iPad storybook app. 2-6)"
A child's frustrating habit of hiding things (including herself) around the house is offset by the cuteness of the hider and the light, playful tone of this app. Read full book review >

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HANNAH DUCK by Anji Yamamura
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2008

"The illustrations are handsomely crafted, but unfortunately, the text is rather stilted with a choppy flow that weakens the message. (Picture book. 4-6)"
Originally published in Japan, the wood engravings of this simple story adroitly create visual interest, but it lacks a strong narrative thread. Read full book review >

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HANNAH COULTER by Wendell Berry
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 21, 2004

"Atmospheric and quietly moving: a tale that manages to avoid outright bathos as it makes its way along the narrow boundary between memoir and nostalgia."
A continuation of Berry's Port William, Kentucky, saga (Jayber Crow, 2000, etc.), this one told from the perspective of an elderly farmwife looking back on her life and world. Read full book review >

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STROM THURMOND'S AMERICA by Joseph Crespino
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 4, 2012

"A solid contribution to contemporary political analysis and a highly useful and timely companion in an election cycle marked by the resurgence of the controversies of Thurmond's day."
Think Strom Thurmond, uber-right-winger and segregationist, is a figure from America's political past? By Crespino's (History/Emory Univ.; In Search of Another Country: Mississippi and the Conservative Counterrevolution, 2007, etc.) account, Thurmond is the guiding spirit of the modern GOP. Read full book review >