Search Results: "Marion Nestle"


BOOK REVIEW

SODA POLITICS by Marion Nestle
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 2, 2015

"A hard-hitting, exceedingly well-documented call for action."
Nestle (Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health/New York Univ.; Why Calories Count: From Science to Politics, 2012, etc.) calls for a campaign to regulate and tax the multibillion-dollar soda industry modeled on the successful anti-smoking campaign.Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 2012

"A strong, rigorous overview of the calorie, its regulation and the politics behind food labeling and marketing."
Nestle (Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health/New York Univ.; Pet Food Politics, 2008, etc.) and Nesheim (Nutritional Sciences, Emeritus/Cornell Univ.; co-author, with Nestle: Feed Your Pet Right, 2010, etc.) explore "calories in all their dimensions—personal, scientific, and political." Read full book review >

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A FRAGILE UNION by Joan Nestle
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Dec. 1, 1998

"Not for the erotically faint of heart, but work that demonstrates the author's tenderness, courage, and concern for her chosen lesbian community and for 'those who have lived in a ghetto of any kind.'"
Poignant and vigorous—and some sexually explicit—essays on both personal history and the "herstory" of the lesbian community in America. Read full book review >

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NOODLE LOVES THE ZOO by Marion Billet
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 26, 2013

"Older readers may find it odd that these pandas are visitors to a zoo rather than residents, but young Noodle fans will be happy to see their hero in a new locale.(Board book. 1-3)"
Noodle the panda takes an excursion to the zoo with his dad. Read full book review >

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ABC3D by Marion Bataille
ABC BOOKS
Released: Oct. 1, 2008

From its quad-lenticular cover (presenting A, B, C and D, depending on the angle of view) to its 3-dimensional Z, this is one showboat of a pop-up book. Read full book review >

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LITTLELAND by Marion Billet
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 14, 2013

"Sugary, but just the ticket for tykes not yet up to more teeming I Spy-style panoramas. (Picture book. 2-4)"
Pastel collage scenes of small animals at work and play offer the Oshkosh set opportunities aplenty to interpret and respond to visual busyness. Read full book review >

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NOISY FARM by Marion Billet
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 27, 2017

"Joyous cacophony for the younger set. (Board book. 6 mos.-2)"
This noisy barnyard junket should evoke squeals of delight. Read full book review >

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STANDING UP by Marion Grodin
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 5, 2013

"Sharp, witty, occasional black humor from a woman who has gone through hell and back and lived to tell the tale."
The chronicles of a comedian's life. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 1991

"Absorbing stories that reveal the need for major reforms in how doctors are trained."
Marion, pediatrician and author (The Boy Who Felt No Pain, 1990; The Intern Blues, 1989; the novel Born Too Soon, 1985) tells tales out of school—and out of internship and residency- -dramatizing his thesis that the education of doctors is virtually guaranteed to produce competent but insensitive physicians. Read full book review >

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THE SUPPER BOOK by Marion Cunningham
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 11, 1992

"If you know the latest Fannie Farmer, you'll recognize the unoffending sensibility; here, in small format with some autobiographical chat, it can have a comfortable appeal."
Cunningham, who was in charge of the latest revision of The Fannie Farmer Cookbook (1990), offers a companion to her Breakfast Book (1987—not reviewed)—this one a modest collection of undemanding but not boring dishes for the everyday evening meal or informal company occasion. Read full book review >

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BUSTER KEATON by Marion Meade
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 1995

"A competent biography, seldom stirring but highly informative."
Meade (Dorothy Parker: What Fresh Hell Is This?, 1988, etc.) returns to the Jazz Age with this bio of the great filmmaker and actor Joseph Frank ``Buster'' Keaton, timed to coincide with the centennial of his birth. Read full book review >