Search Results: "Luc Foccroulle"


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BERTHA AND THE FROG CHOIR by Luc Foccroulle
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2012

"A medley of frog fun. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Rejected for the frog choir, two aspiring frog vocalists join forces to temporarily achieve their musical dreams in this amusing lesson in following your heart. Read full book review >

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THE FACTORY OF FACTS by Luc Sante
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 11, 1998

"Beyond its Belgian grayness and fascinating specificity, Sante's shrewd and lyrical treatise on the past speaks to us all."
The elegance, originality, and humor of Sante's new book provide a deeply satisfying reading experience. Read full book review >

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THE NEW ECOLOGICAL ORDER by Luc Ferry
NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 1995

Should animals have specific legal rights? Read full book review >

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THE OTHER PARIS by Luc Sante
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 27, 2015

"Taking Paris to the desperate years after World War II, Sante sees continuance of the 'historical regurgitation, when all the ghosts came out maybe for a last dance.' All who love Paris will love this book."
Sante (Folk Photography: The American Real-Photo Postcard, 1905-1930, 2009, etc.) explores how the neighborhoods of Paris have defined the city and perhaps created the true Parisian.Read full book review >

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KILL ALL YOUR DARLINGS by Luc Sante
NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 20, 2007

"Whatever the topic and mood, these essays are a pleasure—and any work that name-checks the Nightcrawlers' proto-punk classic 'The Little Black Egg' deserves the broadest possible readership."
Love letters to the old, weird New York and the old, weird cultural interests it sustained, by a grand centrifugal chronicler. Read full book review >

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STRANGE WAYS by Luc Lang
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 15, 2003

"Dribs and drabs of blackish comedy, poorly seasoned."
Murder and bad cooking make for surprisingly cozy bedfellows. Read full book review >

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Released: Jan. 17, 2012

"A focused history, neither simple nor simplistic, that—no surprise—shows the history of philosophy moving inexorably toward the author's current beliefs."
The award-winning French philosopher briefly summarizes the major philosophical ideas since Ancient Greece and explains why he has opted for contemporary humanism. Read full book review >

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BOOK OF BIG BROTHERS by Cary Fagan
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"This flaw is a small one, however, given the unusual and touching nature of the whole. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Growing up with two older brothers is never boring. Read full book review >

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A GOOFY GUIDE TO PENGUINS by Jean-Luc Coudray
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 10, 2016

"From the creator of the Benjamin Bear books, absurdist humor carries across species. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Silly untruths about penguins unfold in comic-book style. Read full book review >

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PINK by Nan Gregory
by Nan Gregory, illustrated by Luc Melanson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2007

"Tender, melancholy and warm. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Language and colors glow together as a young girl yearns to fill her life with pink. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 1999

"AIDS research, always with a strong humanitarian underpinning."
The autobiography of a virology pioneer, the natural history of HIV/AIDS, and the story of the effort to combat the disease, all intertwined in an entertaining and enlightening package. Read full book review >