Search Results: "Paul Krugman"


BOOK REVIEW

POP INTERNATIONALISM by Paul Krugman
NON-FICTION
Released: March 22, 1996

"An informed and informative audit of the all-too-conventional wisdom that, as per Gresham's law, can drive common sense from the marketplace of ideas."
On the evidence of the lively collection of essays at hand, there's nothing dismal about the social science practiced by Stanford University professor Krugman (Peddling Prosperity, 1994, etc.). Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 28, 1994

"An uncommonly sensible audit of socioeconomic fads, fallacies, and fashion. (Charts and tabular material—not seen)"
Economists willing or able to appraise their dismal science and its arguable utility with something other than reverential solemnity are a decidedly rare breed. Read full book review >

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END THIS DEPRESSION NOW! by Paul Krugman
NON-FICTION
Released: April 29, 2012

"An important contribution to the current study of economics and a reason for hope that effective solutions will be implemented again."
Krugman (Economics/Princeton Univ.; The Return of Depression Economics and the Crisis of 2008, 2008, etc.) delivers an urgent message on ending the economic crisis. Read full book review >

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I'll Be the Queen, You Be the Monkey by Kate Krugman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 28, 2016

"An honest, compelling depiction of a complicated family."
Krugman's melancholy debut novel explores parental legacies as it traces the life of a young woman from her father's early death to the first glimmers of her own mortality. Read full book review >

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PAUL AUSTER
by J.W. Bonner

We live our lives mostly in the moment, but also attendant to the question of what if?— what if we had lived in that town rather than the one I know? what if my father (or mother) had died? what if my parents had divorced? what if I had attended school X rather than school Y? what if I ...


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PAMELA PAUL
by Claiborne Smith

Readers who know Pamela Paul’s books before she became the editor of the New York Times Book Review know that they are serious works of nonfiction: The Starter Marriage and the Future of Matrimony (2002), Pornified: How Pornography Is Damaging Our Lives, Our Relationships, and Our Families (2005), and Parenting, Inc.: How the Billion-Dollar Baby Business Has Changed the Way ...


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WHERE SHERLOCK HOLMES MEETS FANTASY
by John DeNardo

If Benjamin Franklin were alive today, he'd say that nothing in the world is certain except death, taxes, and Sherlock Holmes stories. Sherlock Holmes, the iconic consulting detective created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in 1887, is a perennial mainstay in the literary world. What's not to like? Holmes' methods of investigation and deductions are flawless and the ...


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BOOK REVIEW

OLIVER AND HIS EGG by Paul Schmid
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2014

"Still, this young boy's imagination is a powerful force for helping him deal with life, something that should be true for all children but sadly isn't. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Oliver, of first-day-of-school alligator fame, is back, imagining adventures and still struggling to find balance between introversion and extroversion. Read full book review >

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OLIVER AND HIS ALLIGATOR by Paul Schmid
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 25, 2013

"On the first day, both the light and the dark sides of kindergartners will go to school, their kissing hands clutching a stuffed alligator, self-confidence soaring. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Going into the darkness beyond Petunia Goes Wild! (2012), Schmid enters the tongue-in-cheek metaphorical alligator/crocodile waters of Candace Fleming (Who Invited You?, illustrated by George Booth, 2001) and Joe Kulka (My Crocodile Does Not Bite, 2013). Read full book review >

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THE WOODS by Paul Hoppe
by Paul Hoppe, illustrated by Paul Hoppe
ANIMALS
Released: June 1, 2011

"Hoppe's delightfully quirky monsters enhance this pleasant tonic for bedtime fears. (Picture book. 3-6)"
The night light is on and the bedtime story firmly in the young narrator's grasp, but stuffed bunny is nowhere to be found! Read full book review >

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SUNDAY LOVE by Alison Paul
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2010

"This is a forgettable young cousin of David Macaulay's brilliant postmodern Black and White, without that classic's depth and artistry. (Picture book. 4-6)"
Tipping her hat to the old riddle theme "black and white and red all over," Paul supplies an action-packed story that founders in visual chaos. Read full book review >

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ANIMAL DREAMING by Paul Morin
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 1998

"Morin's bold paintings reflect Aboriginal rock art, the images of the traditional Dreamtime, and vividly realistic portraits of the boy and his elder. (glossary) (Picture book. 6-10)"
Within this beautifully illustrated book is the story of the Dreamtime of the Australian Aboriginal people—how the animals of long ago created a world in which they all lived in peace and harmony. Read full book review >