Search Results: "Styles"


BOOK REVIEW

STYLES OF RADICAL WILL by Susan Sontag
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: March 21, 1969

"Still, a private quarrel goes on between what she is and what she seeks, giving the aura of an embalmed intensity."
It is becoming difficult to sustain any fervent interest in Susan Sontag's career. Read full book review >

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MOTHER GAVE A SHOUT by Susanna Steele
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 1991

A collection of over 100 poems from diverse sources, from ancient Greece to the present: rhymes, jingles, lullabies, and traditional poems of praise and celebration alongside contemporary narrative and lyrical poetry. Read full book review >

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LIBRARY MOUSE by Daniel Kirk
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 3, 2013

"The familiar characters make this architectural adventure feel downright homey. (Picture book. 5-9)"
Sam the mouse and his friend Sarah are back in a new, fifth adventure, and this time, it's centered on the renovations to their library home. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 6, 1994

"Despite sometimes simplistic or redundant prose and occasional lapses in clarity and consistency (new money types not covered in the original quiz keep cropping up), this should be a useful aid for both individuals and couples to resolve their money conflicts."
A thoughtful, thorough workbook designed by a psychotherapist who has been leading seminars on the subject since 1982. Read full book review >

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WHAT TO LISTEN FOR IN JAZZ by Barry Kernfeld
NON-FICTION
Released: May 17, 1995

"Deserves to find a home in academic halls, although less essential for the home bookshelf."
A book-and-CD set introducing jazz to the uninitiated. Read full book review >

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Released: Jan. 20, 2013

"An exhilarating journey through a pivotal moment in art history conducted by a captivating docent."
Monumental in scope and size, Rau's coffee-table book tells the story of "art that changed the world" through stunning, full-color reproductions and comprehensive essays. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 2009

"One of those rare books that aims to upend received wisdom and actually succeeds."
A bracing, inclusive look at the dramatic transformation in the way music was produced and listened to during the 20th century. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE BIG BOYS by William Taylor
Released: May 19, 1986

"Of interest to corporate people-watchers and others who wonder what kinds of people make it to the top."
Nine of America's most powerful (though virtually unknown) executives are scrutinized in this extraordinarily candid and thought-provoking probe into their business and personal lives. Read full book review >