Search Results: "Martin Cohen"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 27, 2012

"A persuasive if discouraging argument that nuclear power offers different but no less nasty environmental problems than burning hydrocarbons."
Emerging from its 20-year, post-Chernobyl recession, the nuclear-power industry is building new plants around the world—a terrible idea according to this angry, intensively researched, unsympathetic analysis. Read full book review >

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BECKER'S RING by Steven Martin Cohen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 14, 1996

"Horrifically grotesque mutilations given a sadly earthbound treatment."
Cohen's hardcover debut pits New York City's finest against a serial mutilator who dishes out a fate literally worse than death. Read full book review >

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MARTIN WILSON
by Megan Labrise

YA author Martin Wilson’s sophomore novel has a gut-punch premise: One hot day in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, an 11-year-old boy takes off on his bike and vanishes. Three years later, he returns, gravely changed.

“I’m trying to write stories that are honest and emotionally powerful,” says Wilson, author of We Now Return to Regular Life, based on a true story ...


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BOOK REVIEW

Released: Aug. 1, 1998

"A fine read for anyone interested in the interaction of law and public life."
A memoir so engaging that one wishes it were longer. Read full book review >

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THE ONE AND ONLY ZOË LAMA by Tish Cohen
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2008

Readers will fairly hear a laugh track in the background of this pleasant-enough tween-girl-sitcom-script of a story, companion to 2007's The Invisible Rules of the Zoë Lama. Read full book review >

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EDDY’S DREAM by Miriam Cohen
Released: Nov. 1, 2000

"A chorus of lively, informative voices waiting to be discovered by those who make the effort to listen. (Poetry. 9+)"
Katz has experimented with writing poems in the voices of Americans of the past, utilizing this approach with original poems in American History Poems (1998). Read full book review >

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JACOB'S LITTLE SISTER by Miriam Cohen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 15, 2014

"The sweet sibling relationship and the focus on Daddy as primary caregiver make this one stand out. (Board book. 2-4)"
Big brother Jacob helps Daddy take care of mischievous Little Sister in the newest offering in the Backpack Baby board-book series. Read full book review >

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THE INVISIBLE RULES OF THE ZOË LAMA by Tish Cohen
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2007

"Sitcom style for familiar themes. (Fiction. 9-12)"
Children with their own insightful rules on life have become a popular vehicle for poignant themes. Read full book review >

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ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 15, 1993

"Notes; bibliography; resources; index. (Nonfiction. 12+)"
Cohen's subtitle expresses his activist theme; though it's evenhanded, this what-to-do volume, dedicated to the animals in the author's life who have ``given me so much more than I was ever able to give them,'' communicates a strong sympathy. Read full book review >