Search Results: "Nicholas D. Kristof"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 10, 2009

"Intelligent, revealing and important."
A Pulitzer Prize-winning husband-and-wife reporter team track the growing movement to empower women in the developing world. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1994

"The authors may not always be quite as skeptical of statistics as one would like, but this is a hard-headed, clear analysis filled with anecdote and vivid reportage."
A vivid and thoughtful portrait of China by a Pulitzer Prize- winning husband-and-wife team of New York Times correspondents formerly in Beijing. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 20, 2000

"An intelligent, wonderfully written account of life in millennial Asia that, despite its almost quaint goal of painting a portrait of a continent, works best when it simply tells the stories of people whom the authors have come to know."
An entertaining and occasionally thought-provoking tour of Asia as it prepares for the 21st century. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A PATH APPEARS by Nicholas D. Kristof
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 23, 2014

"The authors deliver a profound message that packs a wallop."
A primer on "finding innovative and effective ways to give back," from Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times journalists Kristof and WuDunn (Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide, 2009, etc.). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE PROOF by Agota Kristof
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 1991

"EWSLUGK'' Powerful writing, disturbing images, but this survival theme has too many familiar antecedents, and sexual aberration as a metaphor of times out-of-joint is equally worn."
The brothers Grimm meet Kosinski's The Painted Bird in the Hungarian-born Kristof's latest installment of the lives of identical twins Lucas and Claus (The Notebook, 1988). Read full book review >

BLOG POST

NICHOLAS REYNOLDS
by Gregory McNamee

Hemingway. Ernest Hemingway. The noted American author, widely admired and often parodied, was many things over his long career, from amateur boxer to open-ocean fisherman and world traveler. Along the way, he dropped into some of the ugliest war zones in the world of his day, casting his lot with the underdog in the fight, whether the French Resistance or ...


Read the full post >

BOOK REVIEW

UP THE CREEK by Nicholas Oldland
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2013

"Storytimers and newly independent readers alike will enjoy this trio's continuing adventures. (Picture book. 3-7)"
The bear, the moose and the beaver might be friends, but they can't agree on anything! Read full book review >

BLOG POST

TIFFANY D. JACKSON
by Alex Heimbach

What happens when a child is charged with murder? Well, it depends. Salacious procedural episodes aside, these cases are so rare that there’s little precedent for how to proceed. When Tiffany D. Jackson came across one such story, of a 10-year-old girl in Maine charged with manslaughter for allegedly shoving pills down the throat of an infant her mother was ...


Read the full post >

BOOK REVIEW

NIGHT LIGHT by Nicholas  Blechman
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2013

"A stylish and original take on the time-honored die-cut counting book. (Picture book. 2-5)"
This urban-themed picture book makes ingenious use of simple die-cut circles of different sizes on each page to reveal the lights of various vehicles on the following page. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DINOSAUR COUNTDOWN by Nicholas Oldland
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2012

"Large collections with popular dinosaur sections may want to add this, but otherwise, it is one to miss. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Oldland provides dinosaur lovers who are learning to count down from 10 with some fodder, but there is no story here, nor a capital letter to speak of. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 8, 2005

"Any offering that purports to explain 'the facts of life,' as its jacket copy boasts, but dodges that critical question, does both children and their hapless parents a real disservice. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Willy is an enterprising little sperm, if a little on the numb side when it comes to arithmetic. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SNOW MOON by Nicholas Brunelle
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2005

"An exquisite experience. (Picture book. 4-7)"
That fine line separating fantasy and reality melts when an anonymous boy witnesses a magical winter event. Read full book review >