Search Results: "Isaac Levendel"


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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 28, 2012

"A meticulous, very specific 'on the ground' research study."
A grassroots-level, chilling dissection of French collaboration in southeastern Vichy. Read full book review >

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MOSES GOES TO SCHOOL by Isaac Millman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 29, 2000

"This is an excellent read-aloud for the back-to-school crowd. (Picture book. 5-7)"
Moses is back in school after summer vacation and Millman (Moses Goes to a Concert, 1998) describes a typical first day of school. Read full book review >

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THE BEST SCIENCE FICTION OF ISAAC ASIMOV by Isaac Asimov
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 15, 1986

"Still, Asimovophiles will probably relish the cozy geniality of it all, and some curious browsers may be attracted too."
Twenty-eight tales, 1951-80, chosen by Asimov himself; excluded are the robot yarns (The Complete Robot, 1982), and "Nightfall," his best-known story. Read full book review >

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NEBULA AWARD STORIES EIGHT by Isaac Asimov
Released: Nov. 14, 1973

"First-rate."
The latest Nebula Award collection deserves an award itself. Read full book review >

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VIEW FROM A HEIGHT by Isaac Asimov
Released: Sept. 6, 1963

"These are excellent examples of the modern scientific essay which very few writers today can equal in style, form, and content."
Seventeen crackerjack essays again give witness to the clarity and pleasure with which Asimov writes on favorite topics in biology, physics, chemistry, and astronomy for the reader with a modicum of knowledge and interest in science subjects. Read full book review >

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THE BEGINNING AND THE END by Isaac Asimov
Released: Oct. 14, 1977

"Aside from the general information content the book might show would-be writers how a pro popularizes science for a wide market."
Another Asimov Anthology—in case you missed those articles in Playboy, TV Guide, or your favorite in-flight airline magazine. Read full book review >

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TODAY AND TOMORROW AND. . . . by Isaac Asimov
Released: April 13, 1973

"Well prepared in the author's serendipitous style, this volume reads easily and is entertaining, appealing to readers interested in the natural world and the interactions of science and society."
Is the duckbilled platypus your thing? Read full book review >

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QUICK AND EASY MATH by Isaac Asimov
Released: April 1, 1964

"School, Young Adult, and popular math collections should find this a reasonably readable addition to their shelves."
The prolific author of science fiction and scientific nonfiction for the lay and young reader, biochemist Isaac Asimov goes outside his special field here. Read full book review >

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THE NAKED SUN by Isaac Asimov
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 24, 1956

"As in Caves of Steel (1954), purposeful projection."
A murder on Solaria returns Elijah Baley, human, and R. Daneel Olivaw, robot, to partnership in crime hunting. Read full book review >

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ABC'S OF ECOLOGY by Isaac Asimov
Released: Sept. 5, 1972

"The book is printed on recycled paper and we can assume too that it's compiled from scraps of recycled data out of Dr. A's copious files."
This is the fourth of Asimov's ABC books and like the others it suffers from the inaptness of the concept itself. Read full book review >

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THE CURRENTS OF SPACE by Isaac Asimov
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Dec. 29, 1952

"Way off in the wild blue yonder — for the faithful."
An earthman's mind is turned off and its slow return, on the planet Florinda, sets in motion the activities of Townman Myrlyn Terens, the espionage systems of Sark and Trantor, and the conclaves of the Squires. Read full book review >

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ADDING A DIMENSION by Isaac Asimov
Released: June 5, 1964

"The last essay, an attempt to list the ten greatest scientists of all time, poses a challenging problem to which the author ought to devote a whole book."
Another group of Asimov essays on scientific subjects gathered this time from the Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction. Read full book review >