Search Results: "Jimmy Soni"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: Feb. 2, 1979

"But this collection of sermonettes and pious remarks has little else to recommend it—except that, after all, the born-again Baptist saying all this is the President."
Everything, but everything, Jimmy Carter has said about religion over the past two years. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Aug. 1, 1993

"A must. (Nonfiction. 12+)"
In lucid detail, Carter surveys the ills that thwart peace and suggests constructive ways to address them, opening with a moving account of his own role in the Camp David Accords, an agreement that was based on his thorough understanding of the antagonists' personalities and agendas. Read full book review >

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Released: April 2, 1985

"Still: a creditable work of popular instruction, by a celebrated author."
In Carter, the US had a Christian president for whom biblical history was as real as it was for his Muslim and Jewish opposite-numbers, Egypt's Sadat and Israel's Begin: hence the titular image of three peoples, three faiths with a single source. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

IT’S HOW YOU PLAY THE GAME by Jimmy Gleacher
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 12, 2002

"Additional ado about absolutely nothing."
A debut novel in which Generation Y attempts to outdo its predecessor in terms of vapid ambition. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A PIRATE LOOKS AT FIFTY by Jimmy Buffett
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 1, 1998

"Both Parrotheads and those with a taste for the Caribbean find something for their palates here. (Author tour)"

BOOK REVIEW

THE CAKE AND THE RAIN by Jimmy Webb
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 18, 2017

"An insider's view of the star-maker machinery and a treat for Webb's many fans."
All the sweet icing melts down, and some bitterness and tragedy lie exposed in the life of the hit-making songwriter. Read full book review >

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PARADISE RULES by Jimmy Gleacher
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 12, 2011

"The demographic for this tiresomely humorous book is essentially those who identify with the narrator—horny adolescent boys."
An adolescent fantasy—perhaps wet dream—of a book. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Nov. 2, 1982

We came to Washington as outsiders and never appreciably changed this status." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 15, 2005

"Plenty to nit-pick, but Carter's overarching decency, his care for the human condition and the health of planet Earth shines through."
The former president shares his personal thoughts, saturated with his religious beliefs, on the moral decline of the U.S. political sphere. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SKELLY & FEMUR by Jimmy Pickering
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 4, 2009

"Kids may enjoy the baroque illustrations of this peculiar undead family, but they're unlikely to ask for it more than once. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Skelly the skeleton girl, of the eponymous 2007 book, has lost her buttons. Read full book review >

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THE BLUE STONE by Jimmy Liao
by Jimmy Liao, illustrated by Jimmy Liao, adapted by Sarah L. Thomson
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2008

"An effective allegory for any person who has ever longed for home, however they choose to define it, although perhaps too remote in its metaphor for many children. (Picture book. 5-10)"
From the artist who brought us The Sound of Colors (2006) comes a book by turns haunting and beautiful. Read full book review >

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THE SOUND OF COLORS by Jimmy Liao
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2006

"Left unfinished, her journey offers a hint of what it must mean to cope with the darkness. (Picture book. 5-9)"
A girl addresses the reader calmly: "A year ago I began to notice that my sight was slipping away." Read full book review >