Search Results: "Surya Das"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 2011

"Exhilarating and profound food for the timeless soul."
Western Buddhist offers transcendent life instructions regarding time, space, peace and love. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Nov. 16, 2009

"Like good mysteries, this one blossoms petal by petal, while delivering a demur love story in the midst of sinister circumstances."
A well-told, well-paced thriller of treachery and remembrance harking back to the grim final years of World War II Germany. Read full book review >

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DAS KAPITAL by Viken Berberian
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2007

"Sophisticated, slightly daffy poke at our Masters of the Universe."
A pretty Marseillaise, a pretty grim Corsican and a happily pessimistic hedge-fund manager get themselves into a pretty fix with world shattering results, in the second novel from Berberian (The Cyclist, 2002). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: May 1, 1982

"The ideal reader, though, would be familiar with the setting or the special branches."
On D-Day the Das Reich, or 2nd Panzer Division, was at Montauban in southern France, 450 miles—and, supposedly, a few days—from the Normandy battlefront. Read full book review >

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MARX’S DAS KAPITAL by Francis Wheen
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 2007

"A welcome, brief study of the making of a not so necessarily massive tome."
Marx's text altered the course of history; even today, it finds readers. As Wheen (The Irresistible Con: The Bizarre Life of a Fraudulent Genius, 2005, etc.) notes, quoting a Wall Street banker, "There is a Nobel Prize out there for an economist who resurrects Marx and puts it into a coherent theory." Read full book review >

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COLOR ME by Surya Sajnani
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2017

"A spectacular addition to the bathtime routine. (Board book. 1-3)"
Pond animals join little ones in the tub. Read full book review >

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A DAY I REMEMBER by Prodeepta Das
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2014

"Let the festivities begin! (Informational picture book. 5-9)"
Resplendent in his turban and embroidered coat, Swayam, a young Indian boy, acts as the markundi (special attendant) for his uncle's wedding.Read full book review >

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ANIMOSAICS by Surya Sajnani
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2017

"An adorable and engaging brain teaser. (Board book. 2-4)"
Animals hide in plain sight in this oversized look-and-find board book. Read full book review >

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HUSH by Surya Sajnani
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 31, 2016

"A mostly satisfying addition to the interactive board-book shelf. (Board book. 1-3)"
Simple, repetitive text, familiar sounds, and developmentally appropriate graphics characterize this simple board book for little ones. Read full book review >

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PETS by Surya Sajnani
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2016

"Better to buy simpler (and cheaper) books and purchase puzzles separately. (Board book. 1-2)"
Brief riddles offer hints to solving puzzles embedded in extra-thick board pages. Read full book review >

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FARM by Surya Sajnani
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 31, 2016

"A fun choice to promote dexterity and animal recognition. (Board book. 2-3)"
Little fingers can slide three vertical panels to reveal the black-and-white images of common farm animals. Read full book review >

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FRIENDLY FACES IN THE YARD by Surya Sajnani
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 15, 2016

"Money would be better spent on sturdy board books. (Cloth book. 0-1)"
In this novelty concertina book for babies, one animal per soft, padded, cloth page is outlined in black and white with pink spots for cheeks. Read full book review >