Search Results: "Stephanie Deutsch"


BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 30, 2011

"A moving, inspirational story about an important link in the historical chain that led to the civil-rights movement and a new, more truly democratic chapter in American history."
A tribute to the productive partnership between Booker T. Washington and Julius Rosenwald, a now largely forgotten philanthropist who made his fortune in the retail business as the president of Sears, Roebuck and Company. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PILL CITY by Kevin Deutsch
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 31, 2017

"An important story meticulously reported but that nonetheless strains toward novelization in the telling."
A tale of "one of the most profitable illicit opiate dealing schemes in American history." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 1997

"Not easy going by any means, but worth the work for anyone interested in the thought processes of a scientist on the leading edge of his discipline."
One major school of quantum theory posits a multiplicity of universes; but what does that imply about the reality we live in? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HOW MIRKA MET A METEORITE by Barry Deutsch
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2012

"This truly clever series is lots of fun. (Graphic fantasy. 8-13)"

BOOK REVIEW

HOW MIRKA GOT HER SWORD by Barry Deutsch
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2010

"Undoubtedly one of the cleverest graphic novels of the year; let's hope this isn't the last of Mirka. (Graphic fantasy. 10-14)"
Like all 11-year-old Orthodox Jewish girls, ebullient Mirka must face a six-armed troll to avoid becoming his dinner and obtain a dragon-slaying sword—wait, what? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 9, 1991

"A great get-well giftto yourself or anyone who needs a dreamlift."
The fabulous friends of film producer Deutsch, who clearly has lived a dream life. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE FRIENDSHIP CODE by Stacia Deutsch
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 22, 2017

"Between the integrated logic and the consciously diverse cast, a wonderful series launch. (Fiction. 8-12)"
A computer coding club brings together a diverse group of girls to solve a mystery. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 9, 2006

"May interest those well versed in high-level physics, but general readers beware."
An intriguing but often-confusing exploration of a fringe scientific theory. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: July 25, 2011

"Scientists will eventually understand every phenomenon that obeys the laws of the universe, writes the author in this provocative, imaginative investigation of human genius."
A philosophical exploration of progress, surprisingly lucid and thought-provoking. Read full book review >

BLOG POST

STEPHANIE POWELL WATTS
by Maya Payne Smart

Ominous and timely, No One Is Coming to Save Us explores the sense of displacement and dispossession that burrows within communities—and individuals—when work vanishes. The novel follows residents of Pinewood, a declining North Carolina factory town, as they ponder the twin perils of staying stuck in the stubborn red clay beneath them or moving earth to cut their own new ...


Read the full post >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 1999

"A motley profusion of anecdotes and quotes offers little support for the author's lame if hopeful conclusion: 'Why not equality?'"
The cheerful pun of the title is one of the liveliest moments in a tangled scrutiny of mothers and fathers who share parenting equally. Read full book review >