Search Results: "J. Lynett Gillette"


BOOK REVIEW

DINOSAUR GHOSTS by J. Lynett Gillette
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 1997

"Photos of excavators and bones provide additional intrigue. (glossary, index) (Picture book/nonfiction. 7-12)"
An essential purchase—Gillette (The Search for Seismosaurus, 1994) has written another involving book about a topic of guaranteed interest to children. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 1994

"Index. (Nonfiction. 10-14)"
Discovered in 1979 by two hikers in New Mexico, Seismosaurus was even bigger than Ultrasaurus or Supersaurus—a giant sauropod estimated to have been 150 feet long and to have weighed ten EEUs (Equivalent Elephant Units), approximately 50 tons. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 31, 2016

"Poems that promise bliss and deliver more often than one might expect."
A breathless, ambitious poetry book about the wonders of this world and the joys that lie beyond it. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 18, 1992

"Initiates will welcome this follow-up work despite the often sluggish prose, and even newcomers will be able to follow the score. (Fifty b&w photos and eight pages of color photos—not seen.)"
Urging men to ``Be Glorious!'' in harnessing the potential of the ``Warrior within,'' this follows fast on the heels of the authors' The King Within (p. 165) and further establishes their place in men's-movement literature. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 19, 1993

Like the two previous volumes from these collaborators (The King Within and The Warrior Within, both 1992), this one urges men to take control of their lives and to enjoy the knowledge within, in this case by emphasizing mastery of the culture's power, imagination, and technology—a stimulating prospect undermined by graceless writing. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 16, 1992

Calling itself ``an operator's manual to the psyche'' of men (and a guide to their ``hard-wiring'' for women), this is also a firm if rather theoretical response to critics who charge that men's movement gatherings and exhortations are silly, reactive, and shallow. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SEISMOSAURUS by David D. Gillette
NON-FICTION
Released: June 23, 1994

"Fast-paced, almost conversational, and particularly enjoyable for dinosaur buffs. (Illustrations by Mark Hallett)"
The fascinating tale of the excavation and analysis of the longest and perhaps heaviest dinosaur known to science. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 20, 1993

"But even so, it's a dense and weighty read. (Fifty b&w photos, eight pages color photos—not seen)"
This last volume of four (The Magician Within, p. 208, etc.) from Jungian psychoanalyst Moore and mythologist Gillette completes a vision of the mature man as a noble, emotionally generous, artistically expressive soul. Read full book review >

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7 FANTASY BOOKS HEADING TO FILM AND TV
by John DeNardo

As readers, the idea of our favorite books being turned into film and television production frightens us and excites us. It's scary because so many things can go wrong that could result in – gasp! – an unfaithful adaptation. Yet that doesn't stop us from being excited because we get to re-experience the stories we love. Here are ...


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DAVID GARROW
by Gregory McNamee

Barack Obama has been portrayed as being many things over his life and political career. Some have thought him flippant, coasting by on charm and glibness. Others have thought him suspect. Admirers and detractors both have found him aloof, though very few have doubted the fact of his formidable intelligence.

And admirers and detractors alike have also found Barack Obama ...


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JUAN RULFO
by Richard Z. Santos

Douglas Weatherford, translator of the first English-language version of Juan Rulfo’s second novel The Golden Cockerel, knows that Rulfo isn’t a household name. And Weatherford thinks that’s a tragedy.

“It’s important for English speaking readers, especially in the U.S., to discover Juan Rulfo. For some unfortunate reason he never reached the same acclaim as Jorge Luis Borges, Isabel Allende ...


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