Search Results: "Rolf Bauerdick"


BOOK REVIEW

THE MADONNA ON THE MOON by Rolf Bauerdick
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 5, 2013

"Though the prose doesn't set off sparks, Baeurdick finds an off-kilter way to explore a dour period in history."
A busy, lightly absurdist coming-of-age tale driven by the confusions of communism, religion and the space race. Read full book review >

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THE FIGHT FOR FIFTEEN by David Rolf
NON-FICTION
Released: April 12, 2016

"A savvy inside look at the social movement challenging decades of stark economic decline."
An expert exploration of a provocative blueprint for rescuing the American middle class through the creation of a new living wage. Read full book review >

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THE ART OF THINKING CLEARLY by Rolf Dobelli
Released: May 14, 2013

"Hiccups aside, a mostly valuable compendium of irrational thinking, with a handful of blanket corrective maneuvers."
A waggish, cautionary compilation of pitfalls associated with systematic cognitive errors, from novelist Dobelli. Read full book review >

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THE CHRISTMAS BELL by Rolf Krenzer
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2003

"Appealing watercolor illustrations with a soft focus and muted colors feature midnight-blue skies, snowy scenes of the stable in Bethlehem, and the traditional gathering around the manger. (Picture book. 3-8)"
This entry in the offerings-for-baby-Jesus genre features a little girl named Rachel, the daughter of a shepherd. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 1997

"A bumpy ride, but given the itinerary, was any less expected? (b&w and color photos, not seen)"
Wintering in Antarctica is a lark compared with getting there and back in a small sailboat, as Shapiro and Bjelke (freebooters out of Sweden) tell it. Read full book review >

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THE CHILDREN'S SHAKESPEARE by Rolf Klep
Released: Aug. 23, 1938

"The following plays are retold: A Winter's Tale, Romeo and Juliet, The Tempest, A Midsummer Night's Dream, As You Like It, Twelfth Night, Hamlet, Pericles, Cymbeline, The Taming of the Shrew, and King Lear."
To most people this is a wholly new book, for the routine lists of E. Nesbit's books have not included it and it has been out of print for years. Read full book review >