Search Results: "Nadine Robert"


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JOSEPH FIPPS by Nadine Robert
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 14, 2014

"A stormy clash between parent and child ends with sunshine and bird song. (Picture book. 4-6)"
A 5-year-old "all filled up with feelings" dreams of wings and walruses in this ruminative import. Read full book review >

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TOSHI'S LITTLE TREASURES by Nadine Robert
by Nadine Robert, illustrated by Aki, translated by Yvette Ghione
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2016

"May prompt some treasure-seeking on the parts of readers, as well. (Informational picture/puzzle book. 4-10)"
On a series of walks with his grandmother, Toshi collects small treasures. Read full book review >

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THE BEST SCIENCE FICTION, FANTASY, & HORROR READS IN MAY
by John DeNardo

Looking for something to read in May? Here's an irresistible selection of science fiction, fantasy, and horror books that will satisfy your readerly desires. They include stories about an alternate WWII, steampunk airships, the zombie apocalypse, assassins hellbent on revenge, a space-based suicide mission, souls available for rent, and more.

 

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BOOK REVIEW

THE PICKUP by Nadine Gordimer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2001

"Perhaps not quite as penetrating as its immediate predecessor, The House Gun (1998), but an artist working at this high a level demands the attention of every serious reader."
Nobel laureate Gordimer (None to Accompany Me, 1994, etc.) expands her horizons while maintaining her habitual thematic concerns in a tale of an unlikely love affair and its unexpected consequences. 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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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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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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

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NEVER TAKE A PIG TO LUNCH by Nadine Bernard  Westcott
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 1994

"Index. (Poetry. 6-11)"
There isn't a child on earth who won't sample, snack, and nibble with delight at this delicious smorgasbord of more than 60 poems. Read full book review >

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ROMANCING THE THRONE by Nadine Jolie Courtney
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 30, 2017

"A light and fluffy read with a solid life lesson lending structure. (Chick lit. 14-18)"
Courtney whips up a frothy, modern fairy tale, dealing with everything from sibling rivalry to protection of privacy. Read full book review >

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STROM THURMOND AND THE POLITICS OF SOUTHERN CHANGE by Nadine Cohodas
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 22, 1993

"An appealingly affectionate, warts-and-all portrait of a uniquely American figure. (Sixteen pages of b&w photographs—not seen.)"
Vivid, balanced account of the astonishing political evolution of the legendary segregationist who, through adroit adaptation, has retained his Senate seat for nearly four decades and become a distinguished Washington institution. Read full book review >