Search Results: "Martin Cohen"


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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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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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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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TWO LITTLE MITTENS by Miriam Cohen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2006

"A direct invitation to make up more stories lurks beneath a closing double flap; rare is the young child who will be able to resist doing just that. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Printed on light card stock, two bright orange mittens with faint but expressive facial features draw, garden and even dream together in this playful mini-tale. Read full book review >

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GIRL TROUBLE by Kerry Cohen
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 2016

"A brief, canny book that will make any girl who feels alone feel less alone."
To all the girls she's liked before, a memoirist offers a series of interconnected essays. 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 >