Creative Haven Whimsical Gardens Coloring Book by Alexandra Cowell rings in the gentler seasons of the year.
“a brutally honest and personal look at World War II urban combat . . .”
"The lack of direct immersion and the increasing rarity of actual face-to-face interactions are the true cause of our anomie . . .
“a very valuable resource for those who want to understand this problem and move beyond rhetoric to reality.”
Incomparable Couples is a love note to New York City compliments of Rose Hartman.
“good storytelling built on solid scholarship . . .”
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“[a] powerful and compelling novel.”
In 1894, Baron de Coubertin, a French aristocrat, convened an international congress at the Sorbonne in Paris.
“Facts, figures, legends, dramas, quirky personalities, literary characters, gardening, and culinary history . . .”
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“A writer of extreme beauty, a shaper of divine sentences, Macdonald is also a memoirist who understands the power of telling a story . . .”
“Kudos to Dr. Biglan for daring to write this book, and let’s hope for all of our sakes that policy makers adopt some of the principles.”
“Reading An Empire on the Edge is a reminder that there is more to a story than what the media publishes.”
“should be required reading and is highly recommended . . .”
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The basic thesis of this book, which modestly sets out to present a “science in the making,” is that “scarcity is not just a physical constraint.
“illuminating and poignant.”
“a tremendous achievement. A work of truth. . . . The Bone Bridge is a book of brutal memories. It is hard to read, but impossible not to.”
After finishing After Woodstock: The True Story of a Belgian Movie, an Israeli Wedding, and a Manhattan Breakdown, the beleaguered reader cannot escape the fact that he knows more about
“a clarion call for citizen action, offering a cornucopia of examples . . .”
This is an engaging idea for a book engagingly written.
Without question, the only language that should be used to describe this unimaginably beautiful volume is with a vocabulary of superlatives.
Jane Hirshfield is one of our finest poets writing today and also one of our best essayists on the act of writing and the art of poetry.
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