Search Results: "Jeremy Schaap"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 1, 2007

"Explodes off the blocks and proceeds with grace and fluidity."
From the author of Cinderella Man (2005), another true-life tale of an underdog asserting his worth with a sports triumph. Read full book review >

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DRINKING WITH MEN by Rosie Schaap
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 24, 2013

"The conclusions reached are familiar, but Schaap's talent for balancing self-revelation with humor, melancholy and wisdom turn an otherwise niche topic into one with greater appeal."
A memoir from This American Life contributor and New York Times Magazine "Drink" columnist Schaap. Read full book review >

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BOO HOO BIRD by Jeremy Tankard
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2009

"This selection will resonate with listeners, who will likely cringe as Bird mistakenly offers, yet again, to be on the receiving end of another game of catch. (Picture book. 2-6)"
Tankard's latest will tickle the funny bones—and tug at the heartstrings—of its young audience. Read full book review >

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HUNGRY BIRD by Jeremy Tankard
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 27, 2016

"A delightful romp. (Picture book. 2-6)"
Bird's animal friends are patient, generous, and seemingly used to his endless complaints from previous outings in Grumpy Bird, (2007) and Boo Hoo Bird (2010). Read full book review >

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Released: March 23, 2001

"Delightful prose and steady observations distinguish this thoughtful narrative of a complex life."
Green's literary reputation may have lost some luster in the half-century since his last publication, but Treglown (English/Univ. of Warwick) restores its brightness in a lucid and captivating biography. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 1991

"Back to the Middle Ages with you, Rifkin, and see if you really like the common life."
It's been downhill all the way for 400 years, says Rifkin (co-author, The Green Lifestyle Guide, 1990, Entropy, 1980, etc.), in this latest jeremiad on modern times. Read full book review >

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THE ENGLISH by Jeremy Paxman
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 31, 2000

"Immensely popular in Britain—and England, too!—Paxman's informative, fact-studded book will enlighten and entertain everyone who seeks to learn of yesterday's England and today's 'Cool Britannia.'"
A deeply serious yet wonderfully lively, witty, and heartfelt study of the Mother Country. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 19, 2000

An odd mix of conversational commentary and detailed historical documentation that presents an account of burgeoning British imperialism in India. Read full book review >

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Stormwinter by Jeremy Vineyard
Released: Nov. 10, 2010

"Deep myths and thrilling magic that will excite young readers."
This intense young-adult epic pits a group of teens against demons, deities and the forces of nature. Read full book review >