Search Results: "Linda Greenhouse"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 15, 1999

"One can only conclude that Christianson's case for global warming should be read as global warning. (30 illustrations)"
At least half this book is fascinating history of technology—the birth and growth of the Industrial Revolution; the second half describes what that portends in terms of global warming. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 2, 2005

"Detailed and well considered: a welcome study of Blackmun's contributions to the law."
The life and times of a Supreme Court justice who resisted easy categorization, then and now. Read full book review >

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JUST A JOURNALIST by Linda Greenhouse
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Oct. 30, 2017

"While raising plenty of significant issues, Greenhouse's themes remain open to spirited debate."
A Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist reflects on the changes and flaws within her profession. Read full book review >

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GREENHOUSE SUMMER by Norman Spinrad
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Nov. 3, 1999

"The upshot's often shapeless, but funny, caustic, and dead on target."
Global-meltdown yarn, part satire, part political comedy, part sober admonition, from the Paris-resident author of Russian Spring (1991), etc. Thanks to global warming, deserts are spreading, coasts are flooded, and icecaps are melting—but Siberia has blossomed into the most prosperous region on the planet. Read full book review >

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Let There Be Linda by Rich Leder
FICTION & LITERATURE

"An irreverent novel that gleefully spins the plot into preposterousness."
Estranged brothers have a chance to reconcile when pursued by a ruthless loan shark and faced with caring for their mother, just back from the dead, in Leder's (Juggler, Porn Star, Monkey Wrench, 2014, etc.) comic thriller. Read full book review >

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THE BURGER COURT AND THE RISE OF THE JUDICIAL RIGHT by Michael J. Graetz
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 7, 2016

"Two powerhouse law historians/journalists deliver a major contribution to the history of the Supreme Court."
Two scholars, each distinguished in his or her respective fields, challenge received orthodoxies about the Burger Supreme Court while detailing how earlier breakthroughs in civil rights and criminal law were reversed or hollowed out. Read full book review >

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WHO ARE YOU, LINDA CONDRICK? by Patricia Carlon
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 1, 2002

"A vintage 1962 whodunit: clever, understated, and altogether expert, though its did-she-or-didn't-she dynamic lacks the edge marking the best of the eight mysteries by Carlon (Death by Demonstration, 2001, etc.) already to reach American shores."
For years, the Forst family, sheepherders in the Australian outback's remote Leumah Valley, have depended on the bounty of matriarchal Ella Forst. Read full book review >

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Released: Sept. 27, 1982

"Dense in spots—but an invigorating exercise overall."
Will the Greenhouse Effect offset the Milankovitch cooling Model? Read full book review >

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FRIENDS AND SCHOOL
Released: Dec. 1, 2003

"No one has the temerity to claim that Brown was a cure-all for our nation's ills; perhaps this offering's greatest strength for young readers is the sense that Brown was part of a historical process—and so, now, are they. (Anthology. 10+)"
A nuanced collection thoughtfully commemorates, rather than celebrates, the 50th anniversary of the landmark Brown v. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 9, 2011

"Wrenchingly courageous."
In this powerfully affecting memoir, ex-Christian Scientist Greenhouse tells the story of how her parents' fervent adherence to their religion tore the family irrevocably apart. Read full book review >

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FOX'S GARDEN by Princesse Camcam
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 16, 2014

"The oversized flowers invite thinking of this imported episode in symbolic or metaphorical terms…but it needs no analysis to be lovely. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Flowing lines and subtle shifts of hue add visual grace notes to this wordless tale of gifts exchanged between a boy and a fox. Read full book review >