Search Results: "Nicholas Read"


BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2012

"Not so much a systematic identification guide as a broad, engagingly informal reminder that we are sharing our immediate surroundings, as well as our world in general, with others. (index, glossary, online resources) (Nonfiction. 11-13)"
An unfocused but mildly entertaining introduction to our nonhuman neighbors and housemates. Read full book review >

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ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2010

"Fascinating and useful. (website, suggested reading, index) (Nonfiction. 9-14)"
Gray wolves genetically distinct from their inland cousins live along the coast of British Columbia in a partially protected area called the Great Bear Rainforest. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A BEAR'S LIFE  by Nicholas Read
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 22, 2017

"An appropriate companion to Wolf Island (2017) to nourish the sense of wonder. (Informational picture book. 5-8)"
A nature photographer shares his images of young bearhood in the Great Bear Rainforest. Read full book review >

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THE GREAT BEAR SEA by Ian McAllister
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2013

"As much an invitation to readers to visit this unspoiled area as a description of its wonders, this is a commendable complement to The Sea Wolves and The Salmon Bears (both 2010). (bibliography, index) (Nonfiction. 9-14)"
"[W]ithout a Great Bear Sea to feed and nurture it, there would be no Great Bear Rainforest." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WOLF ISLAND by Ian McAllister
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 14, 2017

"Enthralling fare for budding naturalists. (Informational picture book. 6-8)"
The lives of wolves on an island in the Great Bear Rainforest, with photos from a renowned conservationist. Read full book review >

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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 ...


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BOOK REVIEW

ASH FALLS by Warren  Read
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2017

"A moody, haunting foray into rural Americana in the mold of Daniel Woodrell and Christian Kiefer."
A man's past haunts the citizens of an isolated, rural Pacific Northwest town. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE FACT OF BLACKNESS by Alan Read
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 1996

"Then, at least, it might have something to say. (20 b&w photos)"
This exploration of Frantz Fanon's continuing impact on the visual arts is a woefully maladroit collection of third-rate essays and dialogues. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FRIENDS AT THRUSH GREEN by Miss Read
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 3, 1991

"Take a chapter or two before bedtime."
Miss Read's 34th Thrush Green idyll, illustrated as always by the gentle sketches of genteel chaps and aging lassies of John S. Goodall. Read full book review >

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Walking With the Enemy by C. Read
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 5, 2015

"An earnest, if occasionally redundant, description of one woman's rocky spiritual path."
Read offers her personal tale of religious awakening, including her experiences with people whom she says were falsely serving Jesus Christ. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 2, 2006

"An analysis that will appeal more to engineers than to behaviorists and psychologists: informative, but with a relatively narrow audience."
Leading neuroscientist Montague takes a biomechanical approach to explain the mental processes that occur in decision-making. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TALES FROM A VILLAGE SCHOOL by Miss Read
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 10, 1995

"With illustrations by Kate Dicker that, like the sketches of John Goodall (who usually does the honors for Read), are stiffly naive but somehow just right."
An incidental treat for those addicted to Miss Read's English village tales (Celebrations at Thrush Green, 1993, etc.), those slyly gentle vignettes of neighborly to-ing and fro-ing where civility rules and the countryside is splendidly unspoiled. Read full book review >