Search Results: "Howard Rheingold"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 1993

"Rheingold's central point is that there's a revolution taking place on-line; with this thoughtful, supportive critique, he's continuing his fair bid to be its Tom Paine."
An enthusiastic tour of cyberspace by one of its pioneers. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

VIRTUAL REALITY by Howard Rheingold
NON-FICTION
Released: July 1, 1991

"Easily comprehensible and contagiously enthusiastic—an excellent overview."
From the author of Excursions to the Far Side of the Mind (1988), an exciting and comprehensive update on the latest in interactive computer technology. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 11, 1994

"Presented in a postmodern stew of text and image, this Catalog is like a Table of Contents to the Zeitgeist—or the coolest Yellow Pages around."
Nietzsche was right when he spoke of eternal return. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WHEN I WAS FIVE by Arthur  Howard
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 1996

"A quietly comic work. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Jeremy tells what his life was like when he was five. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WHEN GUINEA PIGS FLY by James Proimos
ANIMALS
Released: June 1, 2005

"Stay tuned. (Fiction. 8-10)"
" ‘Well, boys,' I say in a voice an octave deeper than usual. ‘we're all alone in the big, big, big, big world for the first time in our short, short, short, boring lives. Now is the time to gather up every ounce of courage, guts, strength, and pocket change.' " So Brook, a guinea pig, addresses his two former cagemates Allen and Leone after they find themselves set free in New York's Central Park. Read full book review >

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SERIOUS TROUBLE by Arthur  Howard
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2003

"Tucking plenty of wordplay into the brief text to complement his playful, loosely drawn illustrations, Howard produces another child-friendly episode, this one with an underlying message about parental expectations and being allowed to be one's own fool. (Picture book. 5-7)"
Another perceptive, deceptively cartoonish tale from Howard. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A PIGGIE CHRISTMAS by Howard Fine
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2000

"But there will be snorts and chortles galore in this exuberant holiday offering. (Picture book. 6-9)"
If Marge Palatini's Piggie Pie (1995) and Zoom Broom (1998) made your stomach hurt from laughter, you may need medical attention after getting a gander at these porcine takes on five familiar Christmas songs from the same illustrator. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HOODWINKED by Arthur  Howard
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2001

"These illustrations enhance and enrich an amusing story that is sure to please. (Picture book. 3-8)"
When it's time to choose a pet, a young witch named Mitzi requires something that is definitely not cute or cuddly. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

UNHINGED by A.G. Howard
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Jan. 7, 2014

"A world of weirdness that, sadly, necessitates a sequel. (Fantasy. 14 & up)"
Alyssa has returned from Wonderland, but her adventures are far from over in this convoluted sequel to Splintered (2013). Read full book review >