Search Results: "Stuart Nadler"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: June 6, 2006

"Imaginative, piercing portrayal of a man shadowed by merciless demons."
British homeless advocate Masters crafts an unconventional biography of a man who raged not only at the dying of the light but often at the very light itself. Read full book review >

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THE INSEPARABLES by Stuart Nadler
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 19, 2016

"Love this writer. Love these characters."
Three generations of smart, articulate women deal with challenging life passages. Read full book review >

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THE BOOK OF LIFE by Stuart Nadler
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"Nadler is a writer's writer, a fine observer of the nuances and idiosyncrasies of character."
Reflective stories about family relationships—parent-child, grandparent-child, brother-brother, husband-wife—with a focus on generally nonobservant Jews. Read full book review >

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WISE MEN by Stuart Nadler
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 19, 2013

"This is a novel of character, persuasive in the telling, less so in retrospect but still impressive; Nadler is a born storyteller."
Money and race poison a father-son relationship in this frequently tense first novel that follows a story collection (The Book of Life, 2011). Read full book review >

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STUART LITTLE by E.B. White
ADVENTURE
Released: Oct. 17, 1945

"The story would have a real chance on its own merits without these really appallingly bad episodes."
Of course this will sell—as an E. B. White item and one that the publishers are pushing hard, playing it for an adult as well as a juvenile sale. Read full book review >

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GLORIA STUART by Gloria Stuart
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 8, 1999

"Those who pick up this book will likely ask themselves a similar question. (Author tour)"
The elderly star of Titanic tells all—and then some. Read full book review >

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STUART GOES TO SCHOOL by Sara Pennypacker
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2003

"Hilarious and clever. (Fiction. 6-9)"
Worrywart Stuart is back and he has something to worry about in this excellent sequel to Stuart's Cape (2002). Read full book review >

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MOXY MAXWELL DOES NOT LOVE STUART LITTLE by Peggy Gifford
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 8, 2007

"Technique or no technique, kids will recognize Moxy—and they will love her. (Fiction. 7-11)"
A chapter-book picaresque hilariously chronicles one day in the life of almost-fourth-grader Moxy Maxwell. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE SEA BEACH LINE by Ben Nadler
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 13, 2015

"The confluence of a byzantine plot, intriguing references to Jewish folktales and the Talmud, and an epic storm results in an updated noir providing a glimpse of the Brooklyn and downtown Manhattan hidden from tourists and hipsters alike."
Stories both ancient and contemporary lurk beneath the surface of this New York saga of discovery and revelation. Read full book review >

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HERETICS! by Steven Nadler
NON-FICTION
Released: June 20, 2017

"So much changed in such a short period of time, as illustrated by this effective graphic encapsulation."
From Copernicus and Galileo through Newton and Voltaire, this graphic history explores a century of philosophical awakening that put the world of thought on a brand new orbit. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: April 21, 2013

"A generalist brings together three fields—philosophy, religion and art—often kept separate."
"A small, intimate portrait" illustrating the biography of René Descartes and his ideas. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 6, 2008

"An exemplary entry in the history of ideas."
Nadler (Philosophy/Univ. of Wisconsin; Rembrandt's Jews, 2003, etc.) recounts a major episode in the history of early modern philosophy. Read full book review >