Search Results: "Sara Diamond"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 1995

"Not a particularly balanced book, but a valuable one in a sparse field dominated by even more egregious cant from both sides."
Sociologist Diamond writes on the four-fold mobilization of conservative power in the United States. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 1998

"Scholarship with a point of view; a highly informative case study."
A critical investigation of the persistent presence of the Christian right in contemporary American political and cultural struggles. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE SHADOW by Donna Diamond
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2010

"Powerful, but select audience carefully. (Picture book. 5-7)"
Alone at dusk, a girl wordlessly tackles a demon. Read full book review >

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THE RABBIT, THE FOX, AND THE WOLF by Sara
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 1, 1991

"That rabbit is taking a terrrible chance; still, the art here is extraordinary and the outcome, at the least, provocative. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Another wordless book from the creator of Across Town (1990). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: June 14, 2005

"Handover and constitution or no, Diamond foresees rule by 'some uneasy, periodically rejiggered, continually crisis-ridden form of the Governing Council coalition' for the near future. Meaning chaos—and, likely, American boots on the ground."
Nation-builder Diamond, a liberal denizen of the Hoover Institution, ruefully examines the checkered efforts to make Iraq safe for—America. Read full book review >

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Warren Lane by Andrew Diamond
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 29, 2015

"Pathos plus characters who are puppets of fate equals a pleasant melodrama."
In Diamond's debut, a random series of events leads to five adrift people tangled up in each other's lives, with sometimes-disastrous consequences. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 29, 2016

"A quirkily intelligent memoir of finding oneself in movies."
A Brooklyn-based writer and editor's memoir about how watching John Hughes films as an adolescent gave meaning to his troubled life. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

AN ACCIDENTAL LIGHT by Elizabeth Diamond
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2009

"With matter-of-fact, precise prose and edgy characterizations, Diamond shows strong potential despite the spiritual gobbledygook that casts a phony redemptive shadow."
Tracing the aftermath of a child's accidental death, first-time British novelist Diamond combines elements of a ghost story with those of a psychological thriller. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 1994

"Diamond manages to capture the varied anxieties and discontents besetting a great newspaper as it tries to keep pace."
Gossipy, albeit exhaustive and substantive, status report on the New York Times from a perceptive observer of major media who teaches journalism at NYU. Read full book review >