Search Results: "Martin Luther King III"


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MY DADDY, DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. by Martin Luther King III
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2013

"An effective title to introduce young readers to Dr. King's message of peace and equal rights; though it's hardly the only picture book about the slain leader, the child's-eye view is a valuable one. (afterword) (Picture book/biography 4-7)"
His oldest son remembers the civil rights leader with affection and pride. Read full book review >

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WHY WE CAN'T WAIT by Martin Luther King
Released: June 8, 1964

"Well written and short, this has a great deal to say to both critics and followers."
This is a book that explains, defends and accuses: it explains the background leading to the civil rights demands of 1963; it defends the issues at stake in the Birmingham Crusade as well as the methods Rev. Read full book review >

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THE RADICAL KING by Martin Luther King Jr.
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Jan. 13, 2015

"Though many of the entries are familiar, this useful collection takes King from the front lines of Southern segregation to a national movement for economic equality to an international condemnation of imperialism and armed intervention."
A reframing of Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy to celebrate his political radicalism. Read full book review >

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I HAVE A DREAM by Martin Luther King Jr.
Released: Oct. 9, 2012

"A title for remembrance and for re-dedication to the dream, published in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. (Informational picture book. 5 & up)"
An award-winning artist captures the passion and purpose of this most notable 20th-century American speech in beautifully realized oil paintings. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 10, 2006

"An awful lot of coincidence, ranging from unremarkable to unbelievable."
London-based journalists Plimmer and King take on probability and chance and describe many of the scofflaws in the confounding realm of coincidence. Read full book review >

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UNSPORTSMANLIKE CONDUCT by Jessica Luther
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 6, 2016

"Highly relevant, hard-hitting, much-needed information that reveals the widespread existence of rape by sports players on college campuses."
Investigative reporting that uncovers the rape culture surrounding college sports, particularly football. Read full book review >

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Mystic Claw by Alvin Luther
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 10, 2015

"A noble effort that strains for effortless poetry."
In Luther's debut mystical fantasy, a godlike wizard returns to the world he created and abandoned to impart wisdom on the misbehaving creatures he brought to life. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 1996

"But, please—no books about people's personal encounters with the fallen angel."
Our communal obsessions seem to have shifted—at least in the area of supernatural beings: Angels are passÇ, the Devil is ``in.'' Andrew Delbanco calls for his resurrection; psychoanalyst Carl Goldberg uses the phrase ``speaking with the devil'' as a metaphor for his work with malevolent patients; Elaine Pagels scrutinizes Satan's roots. Read full book review >

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NIGHT VISIONS 5 by Stephen King
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 1988

"And reader—a more sophisticated horror collection by far lurks in the forthcoming Prime Evil (p. 570)."
Seven old-fashioned, mostly dead-weight horror tales by three high-profde monster-mongers; only Martin's closing—and rousing—werewolf novella saves this collection from the Hall of Shame. Read full book review >

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Q by Luther Blissett
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2004

"A modest entertainment, holding hours of fun in ferreting out anachronisms once the voices-sorting-out is through. But surely one of the best multiauthor novels of the Reformation to appear in recent times."
A sprawling cowl-and-dagger novel-by-committee, recounting a game of theological spy vs. spy. Read full book review >

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Released: Oct. 10, 2012

"Solid, advanced advice from an experienced management and marketing consultant."
With the help of the accompanying Excel spreadsheets, this book offers a systematic method for analyzing a business' current and future market potential. Read full book review >