Search Results: "Yuval Levin"


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NON-FICTION
Released: May 24, 2016

"Refreshingly optimistic; in our diversity lies great strength, Levin writes, a strength that can be tapped once all the rancor is put aside. Highly recommended for readers of whatever political stripe."
A voice of both reason and establishment conservatism offers a prescription for renewed political discourse and bipartisan action. Read full book review >

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THE GREAT DEBATE by Yuval Levin
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 3, 2013

"Some arresting reminders of our political past—would that Levin's prose featured some of the fire flaring from his principals' pens."
A conservative journalist traces our current sharp political schism back to the writings of conservative Edmund Burke (1729-1797) and liberal Thomas Paine (1738-1809). Read full book review >

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THE BIG BLUE THING ON THE HILL by Yuval Zommer
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 6, 2015

"One thing's for sure: This will be a big hit. (Picture book. 3-7)"
When a mysterious "big blue thing" appears, forest animals are baffled and afraid, so they try to make it leave. Read full book review >

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ONE HUNDRED BONES by Yuval Zommer
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 26, 2016

"Good for Scruff, though. It's nice to have a 'friend' who appreciates your innate talent. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Every dog will have his day, even the scruffiest of strays. Read full book review >

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THE UNMAKING OF DUNCAN VEERICK by Betty Levin
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2007

"Dull and ultimately unsatisfying. (Fiction. 10-14)"
There is a mystery to be found in this, but it takes an inordinate time to get to it and then the whole thing fizzles. Read full book review >

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Released: April 6, 1989

Ross Perot's run-in with General Motors was widely perceived as a clash of symbols: Sunbelt entrepreneur in conflict with the rigid bureaucrats of an old-line industrial colossus. Read full book review >

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Released: Sept. 30, 1992

"Just ease off on the cracker-barrel kibitzing."
Low-key nature observations presented with grace by naturalist, wildlife photographer, and free-lance journalist Levin. Read full book review >

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A MADMAN DREAMS OF TURING MACHINES by Janna Levin
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 25, 2006

"Levin writes with elegant precision, but ultimately her account, hewing closely to the record, adds little to what's already available."
In her first novel, Levin, using two mathematical geniuses, showcases the life of the mind. Read full book review >

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There's More Than One Way Home by Donna Levin
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2017

"A witty, modern voice delivers a captivating tale about a mysterious death that feels like a light read but soon submerges the reader deep into the throes of substance."
A mother questions her relationships with family and friends after classmates accuse her autistic son of murdering a student. Read full book review >

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Released: Jan. 1, 2009

"An excellent manual for medical offices seeking to improve billing."
A thorough, easy-to-reference guide to improving medical billing procedures and collections that will be of value to medical practices small and large. Read full book review >

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HOMO DEUS by Yuval Noah Harari
NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 21, 2017

"A relentlessly fascinating book that is sure to become—and deserves to be—a bestseller."
In an intellectually provocative follow-up to Sapiens (2015), Harari (History/Hebrew Univ. of Jerusalem) looks to the future. Read full book review >

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THE FORBIDDEN LAND by Betty Levin
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 2010

"This exciting read can stand on its own but will also appeal to readers of the first book and of Lois Lowry's Giver and companions. (Fiction. 11-14)"
Willow, the second-person narrator in Thorn (2005), determines to leave the village of the People of the Singing Seals before the male elders give her to one of the "Uncles" (all elder males are uncles) in their desperate hope to produce healthy babies. Read full book review >