Search Results: "Jaroslav Pelikan"


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

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

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 >

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 >

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JAROSLAV KALFAR
by Gregory McNamee

Jakub Procházka, the protagonist of Jaroslav Kalfar’s debut novel, Spaceman of Bohemia, is no John Glenn or Yuri Gagarin. He’s a reluctant astronaut, a professor of astrophysics who is also a touch afraid of his own shadow, worried that a caterpillar might land on him and that the unhappiness of his marriage might be a thing as eternal as an ...


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11 CAN'T-MISS SCIENCE FICTION AND FANTASY BOOKS COMING OUT IN MARCH
by John DeNardo

March is filled with fascinating and imaginative stories to satisfy your reading hunger. Just check out this hand-picked selection of science fiction and fantasy books hitting shelves this month, where you'll find stories about soul-searching astronauts, shapeshifting werewolves, alien abductions, a flooded New York City, sentient war machines, and airship pirates…

 

Phantom Pains by Mishell Baker

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