Search Results: "Todd Gold"


BOOK REVIEW

KEEP MOVING by Dick Van Dyke
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 13, 2015

"Those with fond memories of the author's wholesome movies and TV shows may take pleasure in this dose of good cheer; others not so much."
In this follow-up to his memoir, My Lucky Life In and Out of Show Business (2011), song-and-dance man Van Dyke relishes his approaching 90th birthday and shares some tips for readers on reaching and enjoying that venerable age.Read full book review >

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WOULDN'T IT BE NICE by Brian Willson
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 23, 1991

"A bold and genuinely affecting account by a founding father of rock 'n' roll: a must for popular-music fans. (Fifty-plus b&w photographs—not seen.)"
An express train to hell and back with the leader of the Beach Boys. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 9, 2001

"Sheer charm."
Texas-born Hagman, the son of Mary Martin of Peter Pan fame, tells of his life, loves, and liver. Read full book review >

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PRYOR CONVICTIONS by Richard Pryor
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 30, 1995

"This is a powerful autobiography of a talented man who made every effort to ruin his body and his career and lived to tell the tale. (16 pages b&w photos, not seen)"
Pryor reflects on a life of humor and hard living altered forever by the recent diagnosis of multiple sclerosis. Read full book review >

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MODERN MYTHOLOGY WITH JOE TODD-STANTON
by Julie Danielson

Debut author-illustrator Joe Todd-Stanton, who lives in the UK, brings readers the first in a new series called Brownstone’s Mythical Collection. Arthur and the Golden Rope—complete with a daring young protagonist; a monstrous, hand-chomping wolf; and “artefacts of great power and rarity”—is based on Norse mythology. This first volume of the series opens with a Professor Brownstone, welcoming readers ...


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BOOK REVIEW

SUSPICIOUS MINDS by Ian Gold
NON-FICTION
Released: July 8, 2014

"A provocative new perspective on the diagnosis, and therefore treatment, of mental illness."
Brothers Joel Gold (Psychiatry/NYU School of Medicine) and Ian Gold (Philosophy and Psychiatry/McGill Univ.) suggest that to treat delusions simply as manifestations of psychosis, without regard to their cognitive function, is insufficient. Read full book review >

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THE INQUISITOR by Jerome Gold
Released: Jan. 2, 1990

Variations on 1984 and Blade Runner, by the author of The Negligence of Death (not reviewed). Read full book review >

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ON THE SPECTRUM by Jennifer Gold
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 12, 2017

"A light examination of the intersection of two disabilities with family dynamics, with a sweet splash of page-turning melodrama. (Fiction. 12-16)"
A teenage girl with an eating disorder spends a summer abroad with her autistic brother. Read full book review >

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SHE TOOK MY ARM AS IF SHE LOVED ME by Herbert Gold
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 11, 1997

"This is Gold's Tempest, a go-for-broke autumnal story told with great vigor and featuring, in Priscilla, one of the most vividly passive-aggressive villains ever put on paper."
The chatty old lion of San Francisco (Bohemia: Where Art, Angst, Love, and Strong Coffee Meet, 1993; A Girl of Forty, 1986, etc.) holds forth in splendid form. Read full book review >

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DAUGHTER MINE by Herbert Gold
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2000

"Compelling, if endlessly padded."
San Francisco's golden-ager Beat philosopher/novelist/essayist (She Took My Arm As If She Loved Me, 1997, etc.) returns, as full of talk as ever. Read full book review >

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FROM A DISTANCE by Julie Gold
Released: Oct. 1, 1999

"The spare text and powerful images work in accord to provide educators and parents with a book that can be used to stimulate discussion of many different issues. (Picture book. 7-10)"
A song made famous by a host of singers has become a picture book that well suits the lyric's eloquent plea for universal peace and understanding. Read full book review >