Search Results: "Naomi Oreskes"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: Feb. 1, 2001

"A useful addition to the history-of-science literature, emphasizing the importance of scholarly communication and verification."
Firsthand reports of the birth of modern plate tectonics, the once heretical, now governing theory of how the earth works. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 1, 2010

"A well-documented, pulls-no-punches account of how science works and how political motives can hijack the process by which scientific information is disseminated to the public."
Two historians of science examine the motives and tactics of scientists who have consistently sowed doubt about issues affecting human well-being and the well-being of the planet. Read full book review >

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THE CROW'S TALE by Naomi Howarth
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2015

"A heartfelt debut. (Picture book/folk tale. 5-8)"
Colorful and eye-catching artwork accompanies this rhyming story of bravery and kindness. Read full book review >

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THE MATZAH MAN by Naomi Howland
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 18, 2002

"Includes a glossary of holiday terms. (Picture book. 3-7)"
The gingerbread boy has appeared as a baby, a man, a pancake, and a Russian bun. Read full book review >

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1001 CRANES by Naomi Hirahara
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Aug. 12, 2008

"Well-written and episodic, this is an easy read that seeks to explain how relationships work or don't, and to reassure readers that it is possible to survive even the worst. (Fiction. 10 & up)"
Relationships aren't easy. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 15, 1993

It's well known that Coleridge dreamed, word-for-word, his great poem ``Kublai Khan''—but not that William Styron wrote the opening paragraphs of Sophie's Choice after dreaming of a woman with tattooed numbers on her arm, or that Stephen King based the horrific Marston House of Salem's Lot on a dream he had as an eight-year-old. Read full book review >

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Released: Dec. 18, 2008

"A wonderfully executed, powerful family chronicle."
Five relatives narrate their harrowing World War II experiences in this family chronicle. Read full book review >

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A LETTER THAT WILL COME TOMORROW by Naomi O'Hara
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 18, 2008

"An heartfelt, insightful analysis on the inhumanity of war."
War and humanity in a battle-weary America circa 2021. Read full book review >

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LEAGUE OF DRAGONS by Naomi Novik
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 14, 2016

"Not the finest entry in the sequence, being slow to gather momentum and somewhat patchy, but overall a satisfying conclusion to a remarkable series."
Ninth, and last, of the Temeraire historical fantasy series (Blood of Tyrants, 2013, etc.), reimagining the Napoleonic Wars in a world where humans coexist with intelligent dragons. Read full book review >

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MRS. HEMINGWAY by Naomi Wood
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 27, 2014

"With its delicate phrasing, softly voiced but insightful portraits, and unsensational handling of the love triangles, Woods' novel revisits literary myth with restrained empathy."
The four wives of Ernest Hemingway—each loved, each abandoned—are given understated yet telling voices as they recount their relationships with a mercurial giant of literature. Read full book review >