Search Results: "Judy Diamond"


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CONCEALING COLORATION IN ANIMALS by Judy Diamond
NON-FICTION
Released: April 9, 2013

"An intriguing study encompassing 'a convergence of disciplines ranging from population ecology and animal behavior to genetics, molecular biology and biophysics.'"
How differences in coloration within a species reveal new dimensions in the operation of natural selection. Read full book review >

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THE SHADOW by Donna Diamond
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2010

"Powerful, but select audience carefully. (Picture book. 5-7)"
Alone at dusk, a girl wordlessly tackles a demon. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 1995

"Not a particularly balanced book, but a valuable one in a sparse field dominated by even more egregious cant from both sides."
Sociologist Diamond writes on the four-fold mobilization of conservative power in the United States. Read full book review >

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Train Station Park by Abby Diamond
Released: March 3, 2016

"A good message about self-acceptance, backed by charming images."
In this illustrated book for young readers, an old train who feels useless is reminded that he can still make kids happy. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 1994

"Diamond manages to capture the varied anxieties and discontents besetting a great newspaper as it tries to keep pace."
Gossipy, albeit exhaustive and substantive, status report on the New York Times from a perceptive observer of major media who teaches journalism at NYU. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 14, 2005

"Handover and constitution or no, Diamond foresees rule by 'some uneasy, periodically rejiggered, continually crisis-ridden form of the Governing Council coalition' for the near future. Meaning chaos—and, likely, American boots on the ground."
Nation-builder Diamond, a liberal denizen of the Hoover Institution, ruefully examines the checkered efforts to make Iraq safe for—America. Read full book review >

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Warren Lane by Andrew Diamond
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 29, 2015

"Pathos plus characters who are puppets of fate equals a pleasant melodrama."
In Diamond's debut, a random series of events leads to five adrift people tangled up in each other's lives, with sometimes-disastrous consequences. Read full book review >

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AN ACCIDENTAL LIGHT by Elizabeth Diamond
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2009

"With matter-of-fact, precise prose and edgy characterizations, Diamond shows strong potential despite the spiritual gobbledygook that casts a phony redemptive shadow."
Tracing the aftermath of a child's accidental death, first-time British novelist Diamond combines elements of a ghost story with those of a psychological thriller. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 29, 2016

"A quirkily intelligent memoir of finding oneself in movies."
A Brooklyn-based writer and editor's memoir about how watching John Hughes films as an adolescent gave meaning to his troubled life. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 15, 1991

"Well written and lively, but lacking profundity and a skeptical edge."
A slick and none-too-deep look by Diamond (Journalism/N.Y.U.; The Spot, 1984; Sign Off, 1982) at how the media, particularly TV, cover the news. Read full book review >