Search Results: "Wade Sikorski"


BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 14, 2011

"An erudite look at disease from within and without, digressive but ultimately a convincing argument for a paradigm shift in the way we treat what ails us and position ourselves in our eco-political communities."
A detailed brazening out of big questions via a discourse on sickness and heath, mind and body, and human society and the environment. Read full book review >

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WADE OF AQUITAINE by Ben Parris
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 24, 2017

"A sharply intelligent and energetic historical fantasy."
In this historical fantasy debut, an insurance salesman travels to the ninth century to save a lady love he hasn't met yet. Read full book review >

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WADE AND THE SCORPION'S CLAW by Tony Abbott
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 9, 2014

"Mystery and adventure with heart. (Mystery. 8-12)"
After successfully retrieving the first in a series of 12 Copernicus Legacy relics, the Kaplan family sets their sights on retrieving the second. Read full book review >

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THE JOURNAL OF CALLIE WADE by Dawn Miller
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 1996

"Could find its niche, perhaps, most naturally as a YA."
An old-fashioned debut novel told in a series of journal entries and letters written in the unpretentious, homespun language one would expect of an 18-year-old Missouri farm girl recording her experiences on a wagon train in 1859. Read full book review >

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THE CASE OF ROE V. WADE by Leonard A. Stevens
NONFICTION
Released: Sept. 10, 1996

"In fact, Stevens quotes the decision instead of explaining it, leaving out crucial legal reasoning in a topic that arouses strong feelings in so many people. (index, not seen, bibliography, glossary, appendices) (Nonfiction. 13+)"
A good discussion of the abortion controversy and the 1973 US Supreme Court case, Roe v. Read full book review >

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FULL CIRCLE by Radek Sikorski
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 1, 1997

"Nonetheless, Full Circle is an engagingly written and enlightening look at contemporary Poland and its zeitgeist. (10 b&w photos, maps, not seen)"
Peter Mayle meets Foreign Affairs in this double-edged tale of reconstruction in post-Communist Poland. Read full book review >

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BIG, BAD AND A LITTLE BIT SCARY by Wade Zahares
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2001

"Wild and wonderful. (Picture book/poetry. 5-12)"
"WARNING!" says the jacket flap; "This book contains wild animals!" Read full book review >

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A TROUBLESOME INHERITANCE by Nicholas Wade
NON-FICTION
Released: May 6, 2014

"A freethinking and well-considered examination of the evidence 'that human evolution is recent, copious, and regional.'"
Deploying his natural science background, New York Times journalist Wade (The Faith Instinct: How Religion Evolved and Why It Endures, 2009, etc.) strides into the political minefield of genetic influence on racial differences. Read full book review >

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SEVEN LOCKS by Christine Wade
Released: Jan. 1, 2013

"Still, a spellbinding depiction of the hardships faced by a woman fighting her own war of independence."
As the Revolutionary War looms, a colonial wife struggles to survive after her husband wanders away. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 20, 2011

"More detail-bludgeoning than riveting tale of mettle against mountain."
Anthropologist and National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Davis (The Wayfinders: Why Ancient Wisdom Matters in the Modern World, 2009, etc.) exhaustively charts the first epic assaults on Mount Everest by determined Englishmen after the devastation of World War I. Read full book review >