Search Results: "Jeremy Waldron"


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THE HARM IN HATE SPEECH by Jeremy Waldron
NON-FICTION
Released: May 23, 2012

"A spirited defense without being heavy-handed."
A vigorously argued, intelligent challenge to the "liberal bravado" of U.S. First Amendment scholars. Read full book review >

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MR. PEEK AND THE MISUNDERSTANDING AT THE ZOO by Kevin Waldron
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2010

"A jaunty but disconcertingly adult read-aloud that could generate, along with a few giggles, a discussion of misunderstandings. (Picture book. 4-8)"
One morning, Mr. Peek, the mustachioed zookeeper, dons his son's small jacket by mistake, pops a button and spends the next hours feeling fat, old and paranoid. Read full book review >

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PANDA-MONIUM AT PEEK ZOO by Kevin Waldron
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 8, 2014

"In spite of this misfire, few will be able to resist this sweet tale of adult incompetence and youthful problem-solving skills. (Picture book. 4-7)"
A parade, a party and a panda veer tenuously close to a disastrous fiasco in this charming sequel. Read full book review >

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HODDING CARTER by Ann Waldron
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 1, 1993

"Waldron eschews both hero-making and debunking: readable if surfacey."
Workmanlike biography of the combative (but socially adept) editor/publisher of Mississippi's Greenville Delta Democrat-Times. Read full book review >

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THE HIDDEN HISTORY OF THE JFK ASSASSINATION by Lamar Waldron
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 22, 2013

"True or not, this makes one hell of a story and ties up all the pesky loose ends of events in Dallas 50 years ago. The conspiracy crowd will love it."
The mob did it. Read full book review >

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CLAUDE MONET by Ann Waldron
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Nov. 1, 1991

"List of paintings and photos; index. (Nonfiction. 10+)"
In the ``First Impressions'' series, an excellent introduction to the best loved and most prolific Impressionist. Read full book review >

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The CleanSweep Conspiracy by Chuck Waldron
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2016

"A promising thriller with a provocative premise, but one that lets the cat out of the bag a bit too early."
In Waldron's (Lion's Head Deception, 2013, etc.) conspiracy thriller, a power-hungry businessman hatches a plot to institute martial law in Toronto, and the only people who can stop him are a blogger, a reporter, and a cameraman.Read full book review >

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Released: June 21, 2012

"A timely, compelling story that challenges the traditional definition of family."
Waldron's account of life as a gay dad in Arizona. Read full book review >

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COLD SPAGHETTI AT MIDNIGHT by Maggie Waldron
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 24, 1992

"A harmless if uncertainly salubrious mix that could appeal to uncritical self-helpers."
This odd compendium of ``revivers and comforters'' (bread pudding; the tripe hangover cure, menudo), ``feel-good foods'' (an alphabetical listing from apples to yogurt), ``healing herbs and spices'' (embracing chamomile and chili powder), and remedies (for acne, anemia, hypertension) combines a sophisticated range of simple ethnic recipes with rivers of eclectic chat on specific foods, nutrients, remedies, and ailments. Read full book review >

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EUDORA by Ann Waldron
Released: Nov. 1, 1998

"A passable introduction to a hugely important writer—more a starting point than a comprehensive summing up. (8 pages b&w photos, not seen)"
An unauthorized (and the first full-length) biography of the grande dame of southern literature succeeds only partially in its daunting task: to shed light on the personal life of an intensely private woman who prefers that her work speak for itself. Read full book review >

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ROUGH DAY AT LOON LAKE by Kathleen Cook Waldron
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 15, 2002

"An ingenious story, with the added fillip of outlaw behavior and some deliciously playful art. (Picture book. 4-7)"
A clever tale with real charm, wherein a couple of young animals score a victory on the golf course after nearly being indignantly ushered from the fairway. Read full book review >

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IN THE COUNTRY OF MEN by Jan L. Waldron
NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 1997

"Less about men than about the author, this book calls for careful reading—it is full of unexpected insights and throwaway wit, landmarks in a sometimes bland landscape."
This exploration of a lifetime's relationships with men is both more and less than meets the eye. Read full book review >