Search Results: "Nadine Brun-Cosme"


BOOK REVIEW

DADDY LONG LEGS by Nadine  Brun-Cosme
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 2, 2017

"For flights of fancy, stick with And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street . (Picture book. 2-5)"
In a tale reminiscent of the song "Hush Little Baby," a father reassures his kindergartener about how he will get back to him if the old green car finally gives up the ghost. Read full book review >

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NO, I WANT DADDY! by Nadine  Brun-Cosme
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 18, 2004

"A comforting balm to puzzled tots and their over-tired parents for readers younger than those of Charlotte Zolotow's classic The Quarreling Book. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Brun-Cosme offers a keen examination of how one family member's demeanor can upset the emotional balance of the household. Read full book review >

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WITH DAD, IT'S LIKE THAT by Nadine  Brun-Cosme
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2016

"Getting it wrong's not all bad. (Picture book. 4-8)"
When Mom's away at the movies, Dad and daughter will play—or at least do things differently than Mom. Read full book review >

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BIG WOLF & LITTLE WOLF, SUCH A BEAUTIFUL ORANGE! by Nadine  Brun-Cosme
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2011

The furry soulmates who met, separated and reunited in Big Wolf & Little Wolf (2009) suffer another temporary parting. Read full book review >

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Released: Feb. 15, 1996

"In light of the post-Soviet availability of KGB and GRU files, however, he makes a credible, compelling case for a multinational inquiry into the true circumstances of the puzzling crash."
Brun, a French-Canadian pilot with a bent for aeronautical forensics, is the latest to challenge official explanations of the disappearance of Korean Air Lines flight 007 (with 269 aboard) during a 1983 run from Anchorage to Tokyo. Read full book review >

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NONE TO ACCOMPANY ME by Nadine Gordimer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 1994

"A vintage display of the moral passion, tempered by unsentimental understanding of the imperfect way we must work out our ideals in the real world, that makes Gordimer one of the most electrifying writers in modern literature. (First printing of 60,000)"
After the relatively disappointing My Son's Story (1990), Nobelist Gordimer is back near the top of her form in a challenging novel of personal and social transformation in a changing South Africa. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 26, 2014

"A slim but powerful entry in the long-running debate between science and religion."
A brief work that argues for the synthesis of Christian faith and scientific discovery. Read full book review >

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THE HOUSE GUN by Nadine Gordimer
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 1, 1998

"A Dostoyevskian look at crime and punishment, although a far remove from the way the earlier master did it."
A passionately schematic moral anatomy of a murder. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 2, 2010

"A timid, uncontroversial look at one of the most controversial, outspoken female musicians in history."
By-the-numbers biography of irascible jazz singer Nina Simone (1933-2003). Read full book review >

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UNCORKING A LIE by Nadine Nettmann
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 8, 2017

"A good mystery with a limited group of suspects and unlimited wine lore."
A California wine expert uses her famed palate to uncover a fake and solve a murder. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 1995

"An important book that will rally free-speech feminists and civil libertarians of all stripes. (Author tour)"
The definitive feminist critique of MacKinnon/Dworkin anti- pornography laws, by ACLU president and legal scholar Strossen (Law/New York Univ.). Read full book review >