Search Results: "Katherine Ellison"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 2005

"Sure to be controversial, as well as encouraging to many, many women."
Moms may say they have no time to read—but they'll make time for this discussion of brainy motherhood. Read full book review >

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BUZZ by Katherine Ellison
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 5, 2010

"An absorbing, sharply observed memoir."
Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist Ellison (The Mommy Brain: How MotherhoodMakes Us Smarter, 2005, etc.) writes about her life on the ADHD battlefront. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 2, 2015

"Little's enthusiasm and passion for the potential of progressive schools burn on every page and offer hope for a better way forward."
One of the leaders of the progressive education movement reflects on ways to improve more than just standardized test scores. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 5, 2013

"An inspiring personal story, but unfortunately, the author relegates his pioneering new methods to a short epilogue."
A "memoir and a manifesto" by the co-chair of the Harvard Graduate School Institute Connecting Mind, Brain and Education, who references his own experiences as a high school dropout to make the case for a much-needed learning revolution. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 2001

"A tribute to the remarkable strength of a family in the face of disaster."
A potently straightforward account of how Brooke Ellison managed to attend a mainstream public school and graduate from Harvard after being struck by a car and paralyzed from the neck down at age 11. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 12, 2010

"A gripping reconstruction of a media story whose implications have yet to fully unfold."
A former Wall Street Journal reporter delivers a behind-the-scenes account of Rupert Murdoch's takeover of the venerable publication. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

RETURN TO INDEPENDENCE BASIN by Matt Ellison
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 19, 2016

"A haunting but hopeful story of the new West and the unlikely passions it stirs."
A man returns to the small Western town where he grew up and finds that his family history won't stay buried in this debut novel. Read full book review >

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THE BUTTERFLY CLUES by Kate Ellison
Released: Feb. 14, 2012

"A pleasing mix of realism, tension, intrigue and romance. (Mystery. 14 & up)"
An engaging mystery starring a teen girl with obsessive-compulsive disorder. Read full book review >

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NO ONE KNOWS by J.T. Ellison
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 22, 2016

"The unreliable female narrator is all the rage, and Aubrey Hamilton is up there with the slipperiest of them all."
A woman begins to question everything she thought she knew when signs indicate that her husband, recently declared officially dead, is actually alive. Read full book review >

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GOING TO THE TERRITORY by Ralph Ellison
NON-FICTION
Released: July 23, 1986

"It's the only awkwardness in an otherwise magisterial performance."
In sonorous, often autobiographical terms, these essays (reprinted from speeches and articles originally published between 1963-83) survey the role of the artist in society, the role of society in fiction, and the relationship of black cultural values to American myths and the American dream. Read full book review >

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LIE TO ME by J.T. Ellison
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 5, 2017

"Instead of a suspenseful peek into a crumbling marriage with a missing wife at the center, Ellison's latest devolves into a mishmash of well-worn tropes carried out by even more threadbare characters."
The life of a picture-perfect literary couple sours when the wife goes missing and suspicion immediately falls on the husband, exposing a home life that was anything but picturesque. Read full book review >