Search Results: "Manelle Oliphant"


BOOK REVIEW

IN THE GARDEN by Elizabeth Spurr
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2012

"With a little water and tender loving care, it's a pleasure to watch this garden grow. (Board book. 1-3)"
It takes time for flowers to bloom, but the delightful fruits of this labor prove worth the wait. Read full book review >

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IN THE WIND by Elizabeth Spurr
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2016

"A gentle outing for children who are ready for stories of everyday life rather than just objects to name. (Board book. 2-4)"
A brief rhyming board book for toddlers. Read full book review >

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AT THE BEACH by Elizabeth Spurr
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2013

"While the youngster was pleasingly more self-reliant and self-assured in previous offerings, his play and his interactions with the natural world continue to ring true. (Board book. 18 mos.-3)"
As in In the Garden and In the Woods (both 2012), a young boy enjoys life in the great outdoors. Read full book review >

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ELEANOR OLIPHANT IS COMPLETELY FINE by Gail Honeyman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 9, 2017

"Honeyman's endearing debut is part comic novel, part emotional thriller, and part love story."
A very funny novel about the survivor of a childhood trauma. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 8, 2015

"An engrossing portrait of an emblematic Victorian."
A rollicking biography of a classic 19th-century figure, featuring imperial adventure, high diplomacy, literary fame, and an eccentric cult focused on bizarrely sublimated sexuality. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 13, 2007

"Certain to hearten that considerable portion of the country impatient for the clock to run out on this beleaguered administration."
PBS commentator and former Boston Globe correspondent Oliphant excoriates all things Bush. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE ROAD TO CAMELOT by Thomas Oliphant
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 9, 2017

"An excellent chronicle of JFK's innovations, his true personality, and how close he came to losing."
Accepting the challenge that Theodore White laid out in The Making of the President 1960: to "tell the story of the quest for power in 1960 in more precise terms with a greater wealth of established fact." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 11, 2013

"An elegant little meditation on life and the afterlife, well worth reading while waiting for spring."
A tour of religious thought from the vantage point of that most perfect of cathedrals, the baseball diamond. Read full book review >