Search Results: "Nate Silver"


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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 27, 2012

"Some of the sections of the book are best understood by readers with mathematical reasoning skills, but the author is mostly accessible and enlightening."
An anointed wunderkind explains his own success as a prognosticator and explains why so many self-anointed "experts" are often wrong about winners in politics, sports and other realms. Read full book review >

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NATE BLAKESLEE
by Gregory McNamee

On December 6, 2012, a Wyoming ranch worker and year-round hunter crunched his way across a snowy stretch of national forest and, having paid twelve dollars for a license for the privilege, shot a wolf to death with a long-range rifle. The kill was legal, sanctioned by a law permitting the “harvesting” of wolves outside Yellowstone National Park. But it ...


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CIVIL RIGHTS THEN AND NOW
by Leila Roy

In celebration and honor of this weekend’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, let’s take a look at some of the recent and upcoming books about the Civil Rights Movement!

While they are certainly not the most recent books on the list, John Lewis’ March: Book One, Two, and Three are most immediately on my mind—partly because Lewis is the last ...


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Released: Oct. 17, 2017

"In the main, Blakeslee's well-rendered story will be familiar to anyone who has followed the Yellowstone wolves, but those who have not will find this a solid overview of recent events—evenhanded but clearly and rightly on the side of the wolves."
On-the-ground reporting on the fate of Canis lupus as a creature once nearly extirpated struggles to regain a home in the Rockies. Read full book review >

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MY PARENT HAS CANCER AND IT REALLY SUCKS by Maya Silver
YOUNG ADULT
Released: March 1, 2013

"There are some helpful ideas and anecdotes here, but it's not for every teen. (Nonfiction. 12-18)"
A guide for teens who have a parent with cancer is chock-full of information and advice but sometimes misses the mark. Read full book review >

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MARCH ON
by Julie Danielson

This past weekend, I managed to catch the Atlanta March for Social Justice and Women while in town for the American Library Association’s Midwinter conference. If, like me, you marched (or couldn’t make one, yet wholeheartedly supported the notion of a march), you may wonder: What is next? I think a lot of people, women in particular, have this top ...


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SURVIVE by Nate Hardcastle
NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 2001

"Rattling stories that repel and attract the reader like natural forces, dreadful and irresistible."
A discomforting collection of stories of people in extremely straitened circumstances, stranded and often with nothing to eat but their deceased comrades, assembled by Hardcastle (Deep Blue, not reviewed). Read full book review >

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BLOODSTONE by Nate Kenyon
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 30, 2006

"Ghostly cackles that will raise few hackles."
A debut horror novel saddled with by-the-numbers spooks. Read full book review >

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DAY ONE by Nate Kenyon
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2013

"Occasionally thrilling but not very credible and full of blunders."
Malevolent computer intelligence aims to take down humanity in this apocalyptic thriller set in New York City, from the author of Diablo III: The Order (2012, etc.). Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 31, 1999

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BABE IN PARADISE by Marisa Silver
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 23, 2001

"A few gems, a few disappointments, a voice to watch."
An uneven first collection from writer/filmmaker Silver. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 2, 2009

"A densely packed, dizzyingly detailed tale of art and espionage."
Archaeologist and journalist Silver traces the route of a lost masterpiece. Read full book review >