Search Results: "Reading Is Fundamental"


BOOK REVIEW

NONFICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 2005

"Fred Marcellino's cat and mouse reading together is a perfect cover and raises the curtain on this fascinating, royal appreciation and celebration of children's books, one that will excite children's literature mavens and inspire parents and teachers. (Nonfiction. All ages)"
No publication could be more fitting to honor the 40th anniversary of RIF than this elegantly designed, splendid homage to the joy of reading. Read full book review >

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MARFAN by Peter Reading
Released: Sept. 29, 2000

"A nasty, sour, sullen work, sparked only occasionally by Reading's descriptions of the geography and geology of the region."
Reading, who won the Lannan Literary Award for Poetry in 1990, was the first recipient of the Lannan Foundation Literary Residency—which, for some unstated reason, dumped him in the obscure Texas town of Marfa (pop. 2,474) for what was apparently an unrelievedly grim year. Read full book review >

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THE NOSTRADAMUS PROPHECIES by Mario Reading
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 1, 2010

"While the story is more than satisfying for fans of the historical conspiracy game, Reading brings more nuance, substance and action to his well-told tale than one might expect."
A struggling writer and a mysterious assassin take opposing sides in a race to discover a lost prophecy. Read full book review >

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Released: Jan. 15, 1993

A London-based investment advisor's unsparing analysis of Japan's prospects for continuing to play a leading role in the global marketplace. Read full book review >

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WORK IN REGRESS by Peter Reading
Released: July 1, 1998

"Reading's direct speech always engages—even his agitprop relies on quick wit and his delightful Anglo-Saxon vulgarity."
Just a few years ago, Reading's Collected Poems appeared in two massive volumes, spanning 25 years of writing, and demonstrating his remarkable range of styles and his unrelenting vision of an England in decay. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 7, 2012

"A worthwhile read for those interested in the underbelly of American history."
A look at the art of the con, based on the story of a man who fought back against the con artists who swindled him. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE HOPE WE SEEK by Rich Shapero
by Rich Shapero, illustrated by Donald Pass, developed by Outside Reading
IPAD BOOK APPS
Released: Aug. 21, 2014

"There are many veins to explore here, but they are mostly stuffed with fool's gold. (Requires iOS 7 and above.)"
An extended allegory on greed and religion set in a mine that's home to a fickle goddess, a hooker with a heart of gold and a raft of other familiar archetypes. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 1996

"The ferret couldn't have asked for three more caring, perceptive champions of their cause."
A surprisingly readable treatise on the black-footed ferret recovery program, by three members of the program staff. Read full book review >