Search Results: "Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting"


BOOK REVIEW

MELTDOWN by Sean Gallagher
Released: Aug. 16, 2013

"Thoughtfully sounds an alarm, though not as loudly as it perhaps could."
A sobering glimpse into China's environmental degradation, matched with stirring photography of what's threatened. Read full book review >

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VOICES OF HAITI by Lisa Armstrong
IPAD BOOK APPS
Released: July 21, 2012

"A model of long-form feature journalism for the iPad."
A bracing multimedia portrait of life in Haiti following the devastating earthquake there in 2010. Read full book review >

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IN SEARCH OF HOME by Stephanie Hanes
IPAD BOOK APPS
Released: June 21, 2012

"Easily navigated, this well-made e-book is a model of reasonable, yet impassioned, advocacy journalism on the fraught situation of people without documents."
Reporter Hanes and photographer Constantine travel the world to document the plight of stateless people, who are not quite refugees and certainly not at home in their own countries. Read full book review >

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THE BRIGHT SIDE OF DISASTER by Katherine Center
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 26, 2007

"Jenny's decision will come as no surprise, but this debut novel offers credible descriptions of first-time motherhood, affecting characters and situations and low-key charm."
Ditched by her partner right before she gives birth, a young mother must decide whether to take him back or give a new love interest. Read full book review >

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EVERYONE IS BEAUTIFUL by Katherine Center
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2009

"Avoids the obvious clichés, while harkening pleasantly back to '50s-era motherhood humor classics like Jean Kerr's Please Don't Eat the Daisies."
In Center's lighthearted latest (The Bright Side of Disaster, 2007), a young mother yearns for self-realization while wrangling three boisterous preschoolers and a distracted husband. Read full book review >

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FACADE by Roxanne Pulitzer
Released: June 1, 1992

"Au Bar!"
Enjoyed meeting the hard-working, well-bred citizens of Palm Beach in the real-life William Kennedy Smith trial? Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 2, 1994

"A valuable, multidimensional history of a crucial period in Cold War and Mideast history."
An intimate, full, and insightful account of the Suez Crisis from the then head of the Israeli chief of staff's bureau. Read full book review >

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Released: Feb. 5, 2013

"Despite the uneven prose, readers with an interest in the psychology of religion, among other subjects, will find this rare insider's account to be of value—less so than Lawrence Wright's Going Clear (2013), but of value all the same."
An ex-member of Scientology's inner elite bolts—understandably, to trust this undistinguished but still valuable memoir. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2017

"Earnest and often revealing, this collection nevertheless has an uncertain audience. (source notes, bibliography, index) (Nonfiction. 12-adult)"
The subtitle will have librarians, teachers, and reading specialists reaching for this book. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Dec. 15, 2011

"Families affected by serious mental illness will find useful resources and a sense of connection within these pages."
A carefully curated anthology of short passages by mental health patients and their families from the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Read full book review >

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RED IN BED by Josh On
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 13, 2013

"A solid and satisfying offering on all fronts. (Requires iPad 2 and above.) (iPad storybook app. 1-5)"
This simple yet substantive story gives toddlers a valuable primer on color and music. Read full book review >

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THE PALM BEACH STORY by Roxanne Pulitzer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 12, 1995

"Insider and real-life socialite Pulitzer dishes the dirt with customary zing—and an equally customary lack of substance."
The lives of two unlikely yet equally compelling women intertwine in Pulitzer's (Facade, 1992, etc.) latest glitzy gush, set in what has become her trademark community. Read full book review >