Search Results: "Naomi Oreskes"


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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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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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THE TENTH SONG by Naomi Ragen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2010

"A page-turner illustrating the horrifying consequences of becoming embroiled in the American legal system, slowed by far too many weighty passages of authorial comment about the sad state of morals today."
An upper-middle-class Jewish family is thrown into turmoil when a father is accused of abetting terrorism. Read full book review >

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THE STAR SIDE OF BIRD HILL by Naomi Jackson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 30, 2015

"An engrossing and poignant coming-of-age story populated with engaging, well-drawn characters."
Sixteen-year-old Dionne Braithwaite and her 10-year-old sister, Phaedra, are sent to the tiny town of St. John, Barbados, to stay with their grandmother while their mother, Avril, recovers from a long depression. 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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GOLDEN AGE AND OTHER STORIES by Naomi Novik
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 31, 2017

"All too brief, alas, but a must-read for all fans of this outstanding series."
Novik crowned her nine-book Temeraire sequence, an alternate-world Napoleonic Wars featuring intelligent dragons, with League of Dragons (2016) and now weighs in with an associated all-original story collection, each entry occasioned by an accompanying fan illustration. Read full book review >