Search Results: "Mathew Price"


BOOK REVIEW

DON'T WORRY, ALFIE by Mathew Price
Released: March 1, 1999

"It may be a wild world out there, but Alfie learns that with proper care, it's a manageable one. (Picture book. 2-5)"
The world is a perilous place, or so it seems to a small cub named Alfie. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HAVE YOU SEEN MY SISTER? by Mathew Price
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 1991

"Unusually appealing. (Picture book. 2-7)"
When Ben's mother sends him to look for his little sister, he checks around the garden with several friends, portrayed in the late Le Cain's disarming illustrations as living in snug little homes that Ben imagines for them. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GIFTS OF SILENT TEARS by Mathew George
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 2, 2011

"A man's life relayed through vignettes that stand alone better than together."
In this novel, an Indian man comes of age amid changing times. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 9, 2014

"Burrows is an acute observer, but almost all important events in history are spectacularly unexpected. Although this is no news to readers of Nassim Nicholas Taleb's The Black Swan (2007), writers continue to deliver predictions, and this is a fine example of the genre."
As a former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and current director of the Atlantic Council's Strategic Foresight Initiative, Burrows is well-qualified to speculate on the future, as he does in this stimulating series of essays. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE WILLOW KING by Meelis Friedenthal
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2017

"Erudite and literary."
Estonian writer Friedenthal's novel, winner of the 2013 EU Prize for Literature and his first to be translated into English, chronicles the rainy misadventures of Laurentius Hylas, a scholar in 17th-century Estonia. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

JOSHUA:  THE ODYSSEY OF AN ORDINARY MAN by Theckedath M. Mathew
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 13, 2013

"An impassioned, thought-provoking work of biblical fiction."
A compelling look at the adolescent life of Jesus Christ. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TEN ONI DRUMMERS by Mathew Gollub
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2000

"Perfect fare for fans of wild rumpuses—with an afterword that includes background information on oni, taiko (Japanese drums), and charts for writing 1-10 in kanji script. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Ten garishly hued creatures from Japanese folklore gather one by one on a beach for an exuberant drumfest in this bedtime-cum-counting-rhyme from the creators of Cool Melons—Turn to Frogs! (1998). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DEAD CONNECTION by Charlie Price
FICTION
Released: May 1, 2006

"Though the story ends in an unusual and slightly awkward fashion, the realistic complexities explored are ripe for discussion. (Fiction. 12-14)"
A spectral mystery starts strong but ends differently. Read full book review >