Search Results: "Louis A. Del Monte"


BOOK REVIEW

HOW TO TIME TRAVEL by Louis A. Del Monte
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 18, 2013

"This articulate, principled use of scientific methodology offers a clear, rational examination of an intriguing concept."
Time travel—its possibilities, potential and primary obstacles—gets a levelheaded review from a physicist in this lucid, optimistic book. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 17, 2014

"A clearly argued—if sometimes overstated—prophecy about the rise of robots and cyborgs."
Blending hard science and sci-fi, physicist Del Monte (How to Time Travel, 2013, etc.) warns of the implications of strong artificial intelligence machines. Read full book review >

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THE MANY FACES OF MAX / LAS MUCHAS CARAS DE MAX by Katherine Del Monte
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2012

"'Max is always loveable. / Max siempre es muy simpático.' (Bilingual picture book. 2-8)"
A gentle, extremely simple story shows various emotions experienced by a beloved family pet, with parallel texts in English and Spanish. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 1996

An inspiring if static firsthand account of a celebrated baseball career, coauthored by Riley, an authority on the Negro Leagues. Read full book review >

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ÉDOUARD LOUIS
by Rhett Morgan

In 2014 at the age of 22, Édouard Louis published his first novel, The End of Eddy, in France and caused a sensation in the French press. Like another recently celebrated European author, Karl Ove Knausgaard, Louis takes directly from his own life to craft bleak images. Also like Knausgaard, he came under intense media scrutiny as investigative journalists sought ...


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MOTORCYCLE MUSINGS
by Bobbi Dumas

Two fave authors have books coming out early next month, and I thought I’d make sure these titles are on your radar screen.

Laura Kaye and Julie Ann Walker always promise heart-stopping action and breathtaking romance, and if you haven’t read these two yet, then I recommend you get on that right away!

They’re both romance bestsellers, so I expect ...


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SOME KIND OF WONDERFUL
by Mandy Wan

BOOK REPORT for Wonderful Feels Like This by Sara Lövestam, translated by Laura A. Wideburg

Cover Story: Underbar
BFF Charm: Let Me Love You
Swoonworthy Scale:
 7
Talky Talk: Straight Up, Swedish Style
Bonus Factors:
 Jazz, Kickass Jazz Mentor
Ambivalence Factor: Bullying
Relationship Status: 'S Wonderful

Cover Story: Underbar

The brightness! The colors! The '80s Boy George hat ...


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BOOK REVIEW

ELI'S SONGS by Monte Killingsworth
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 30, 1991

"A simply told first novel featuring an effective act of nonviolence. (Fiction. 11-14)"
Eli (12) feels old enough to stay home alone in L.A. when his rock-star father goes on the road—but he's sent to his aunt and uncle, Maud and Danny, in a small town in the Willamette Valley. Read full book review >

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SHELTER by Monte Merrick
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 8, 1993

"Nelson's efforts to cope with a world suddenly made treacherous by parental love withheld are described with delicacy and humor—in a distinctly above-average example of the coming-of- age genre."
Teenage fantasies of horror in the house next door yield to the reality of a family falling apart—in this YA-ish debut novel from screenwriter Merrick. Read full book review >

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SABAN by Monte Burke
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 4, 2015

"A positive though often blunt and unpleasant story of a man who has it all yet remains restive."
A staff writer for Forbes expands to full, generally flattering length a profile of Alabama football coach Nick Saban published in that magazine.Read full book review >