Search Results: "Robert Klara"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 22, 2013

"An enjoyable read and a useful guide for visitors to the nation's capital."
The tale of the refurbishment of "America's most famous house." Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 7, 2017

"An entertaining story of the irresistible cult of a creepy car."
The shadowy provenance of a wartime German limousine and the dizzying succession of owners over decades afterward. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 16, 2010

"A little gem."
April 1945: From his death in Warm Springs, Ga., to his burial in Hyde Park, New York, Franklin Roosevelt's final journey. Read full book review >

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THE SHADOW OF THE SUN by Ryszard Kapuscinski
NON-FICTION
Released: April 24, 2001

"A book of many wonders, of unfathomable sadness, of intense quiet and quick violence, of greed and grandeur, of illuminations blindingly bright."
A wrenching, poignant portrait of Africa and Africans by a Polish journalist who first visited the continent in 1957. Read full book review >

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TRAVELS WITH HERODOTUS by Ryszard Kapuscinski
Released: June 11, 2007

"Author and subject, student and mentor, are perfectly matched. Illuminating reading for any aspiring journalist or travel writer, for any traveler, for any citizen of the world."
Famed Polish writer and traveler Kapuscinski (The Shadow of the Sun, 2001, etc.), who died in January 2007, pays honor to antiquity's "Father of History." Read full book review >

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THE BEST SCIENCE FICTION, FANTASY, & HORROR READS IN MAY
by John DeNardo

Looking for something to read in May? Here's an irresistible selection of science fiction, fantasy, and horror books that will satisfy your readerly desires. They include stories about an alternate WWII, steampunk airships, the zombie apocalypse, assassins hellbent on revenge, a space-based suicide mission, souls available for rent, and more.

 

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BOOK REVIEW

ELECTRIC BEN by Robert Byrd
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 13, 2012

"A work of breadth and energy, just like its subject; engaging and brimming with appeal for a wide audience. (Biography. 8-14)"
A beautifully realized labor of love and affection brings to life one of our brightest founding fathers. Read full book review >

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THE MOST AMAZING NIGHT BOOK by Robert Crowther
BEDTIME BOOK
Released: Sept. 1, 1995

"Second, and an old problem at that, for institutional use: The book is not sturdy, and won't hold up to repeat viewings. (Picture book. 3-8)"
A cross between a book and a toy: Readers are invited to lift flaps, pull tabs, and turn wheels and watch windows open and close, trains and airplanes move, movies run, and Ferris wheels spin. Read full book review >

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A LITTLE WITCH MAGIC by Robert Bender
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 1992

"A promising debut. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Broomhelga likes to imagine the wicked deeds she would do if she ever got a chance; then, when little Wanda, a cheerful trick- or-treater, comes dauntlessly into her house and begs for a broomstick ride, Broomhelga obliges—only to discover that Wanda's delight is the best reward. Read full book review >

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THE CHRISTMAS STORY by Robert Sabuda
GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMIC BOOKS
Released: Sept. 27, 2016

"This memorable interpretation will appeal to collectors of pop-up books and Christmas stories and to Christian families who would like a special version of the Nativity story to share on Christmas Eve. (Pop-up picture book/religion. 4 & up)"
The renowned paper engineer offers a retelling of the Nativity story. Read full book review >