Search Results: "Margaret Talbot"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 8, 2012

"A thorough, lovingly researched paean to a father and a way of life."
New Yorker staff writer Talbot debuts with an affectionate biography of her father, stage, screen and TV actor Lyle Talbot (1902-1996). Read full book review >

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IT'S FOR YOU by John Talbot
NUMBERS AND COUNTING
Released: June 1, 1995

"The visual, not the verbal or the arithmetical, is the real winner in this work that requires more patience than brain power, method, or fun-loving participation. (Picture book. 9+)"
An artful, abstruse puzzle book, that ventures, literally, to put readers in a box, fold in on itself and open out again. Read full book review >

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THE WAY WE WEREN'T by Jill Talbot
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 14, 2015

"A sad memoir from a woman mired in the past."
A chronicle of obsessive grief. Read full book review >

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PINS AND NEEDLES by John Talbot
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 1992

Poor Jean Pierre! Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 8, 2012

"Though he's a little too enamored with 'angel-headed hipsters' and 'fairy dust,' Talbot takes the reader much deeper than cliché, exploring a San Francisco that tourists never discover."
An ambitious, labor-of-love illumination of a city's soul, celebrating the uniqueness of San Francisco without minimizing the price paid for the city's free-spiritedness. Read full book review >

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UNDER POLARIS by Tahoe Talbot Washburn
NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 1999

"For those photographs alone, diehard fans of Arctic-exploration narratives will find this a valuable addition to their collections."
A modest memoir of scientific exploration in the Canadian Arctic. Read full book review >

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THE HOLOGRAPHIC UNIVERSE by Michael Talbot
Released: April 24, 1991

"Fifty sold pages-then like, far out, man."
A veteran reporter on the New Age scene (Beyond the Quantum, 1986) ably explains the latest hip paradigm before soaring off into hyperdimensional inner space. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 13, 2015

"Washington, D.C., regulars may know some of this information, and foreign nations certainly do, but all engaged American citizens should read this book and have their eyes opened."
Former Salon founding editor-in-chief Talbot (Season of the Witch: Enchantment, Terror and Deliverance in the City of Love, 2012, etc.) shares his extensive knowledge and intense investigations of American politics with a frightening biography of power, manipulation, and outright treason.Read full book review >

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7 SCIENCE FICTION NOVELS HEADING TO FILM AND TV
by John DeNardo

You've seen 7 Fantasy Novels Heading to Film and TV. Now let's take a look at the science fiction books coming your way…

 

Coyote by Allen Steele

Last month, I recommended you read Allen Steele's Captain Future origin story Avengers of the Moon. You should also check out his back catalog for his Coyote series, which ...


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Released: Feb. 6, 2012

"Given the authors' considerable experience in this targeted area, business managers interested in managing risk will find this well-written guide of special value."
Consulting financiers offer an abbreviated, practical guide to risk management via performance benchmarking. Read full book review >

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Released: June 24, 2015

"JFK, RFK, MLK, Lincoln, John Lennon, and a host of others speak from beyond death in this engaging series of purported afterlife conversations."
A meditation on the afterlife constructed as a series of conversations with an array of dead people, from the very famous to the entirely ordinary. Read full book review >

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IN FULL FLIGHT WITH GREG PIZZOLI
by Julie Danielson

The start of a new year is always exciting for readers. We envision brand-spankin’-new books from our favorite authors and new artwork from illustrators whose work we love to see. Look past our shoulders and you’ll see crossed fingers that our favorite writers and artists have something in store for us.

Most surprising of all is when we get ...


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