Search Results: "Jaroslav Pelikan"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 7, 2005

"Engaging and informative for both Jews and Christians, as well as armchair scholars."
An accessible history of the Bible, enlivened by a commitment to open Jewish-Christian relations. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 1996

"The strengths unfortunately do not compensate for the book's foundational disregard of popular piety. (17 b&w and 16 color illustrations, not seen) (Book-of-the-Month Club/History Book Club selections)"
A disappointingly superficial treatment of the most revered female figure in the Western world. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ALL AROUND THE BLOCK by Judy Pelikan
ABC BOOKS
Released: Sept. 4, 2008

"The absence of story line and its compact format makes this more an object of intimate contemplation than anything else, and repeated examination will reap dividends. (Picture book. 5-9)"
Effective use of color intensifies the intricate illustrations featured in Pelikan's diminutive alphabet. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SPACEMAN OF BOHEMIA by Jaroslav Kalfar
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 7, 2017

"An entertaining, provocative addition to the spate of literary near-future novels that have lately hit the shelves."
Blend Bradbury and Lem with Saint-Exupéry and perhaps a little Kafka, and you get this talky, pleasing first novel by Czech immigrant writer Kalfar. Read full book review >