December 11, 2022
  • December 11, 2022

Book reviews

Book Reviews Conquering Today’s Goliaths

by on November 19, 2022 0

Strangled Capitalism – How Big Tech and Big Content Captured Creative Labor Markets and How We Will Reclaim Themby Rebecca Giblin and Cory Doctorow(Scribe, £10.99) THE way we consume creative works has changed drastically and bewilderingly over the past two decades. From online retail behemoths like Amazon to music and video streaming services like...

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Here are the Leviathans and more

by on September 30, 2022 0

CHOICE OF FICTION OF THE WEEK Meet the LeviathansChris Flynn, UQP, $32.99 Credit: Human narrators are thin on the ground in Chris Flynn’s collection of fictional shorts Meet the Leviathans, which takes a satirical lens on human behavior from the weird and wonderful perspective of animals and inanimate objects. No view is too bizarre....

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Book Reviews: Architectural Design in a Changing Climate

by on September 15, 2022 0

PiP puts the climate emergency in the spotlight with this series of book selections, with publications on hybrid structures, bamboo and designing for climate change Engineered Bamboo Structures The creator of the award-winning globam glue-laminated bamboo technology provides a comprehensive guide on how to use one of the world’s fastest growing materials, bamboo. Nine...

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Two more August book reviews

by on August 14, 2022 0

Mark A. Sammut Sassi Sunday 14 August 2022, 06:52 Last update: about 2 months ago It’s August, and while I’m still writing about politics in the Nationalist Party daily, here I want to extend my vacation somehow. Like last time, I want to submit a book review. Well, actually two. One is about a...

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Hesson: Children’s Book Reviews August 2022

by on August 8, 2022 0

Reviews and recommendations are unbiased and products are independently selected. Postmedia may earn an affiliate commission on purchases made through links on this page. Content of the article By JonArno Lawson, illustrated by Qin Leng (Candlewick Press) In this wordless picture book, we follow a family of five as they get off the bus...

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Book reviews – August/September 2022 | Myrtle Beach, SC

by on July 28, 2022 0

poetic poetry By Brittany BenkoIndependently published, $6.71 Release date: November 1, 2020 Poetic Poetry is a collection of poems from the creative mind of author Brittany Benko. These poems center on her life and experiences, covering the wager of love, loss, motherhood, and beach life. Benko’s work includes poems with a strict rhyme scheme,...

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Happening: Hub City Press Launches “South Carolina Green Paper” | book reviews

by on July 10, 2022 0

Hub City Press, in conjunction with the WeGOJA Foundation and the International African American Museum, is launching “The South Carolina Green Book” this month. The volume, which references the essential “Green Books” of the Jim Crow era, provides an illustrated guide to important sites in the state’s African-American history, such as the lunch counter...

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Hesson: July 2022 Children’s Book Reviews

by on July 2, 2022 0

Reviews and recommendations are unbiased and products are independently selected. Postmedia may earn an affiliate commission on purchases made through links on this page. Content of the article By the fan brothers (Simon and Schuster books for young readers) When Lizzy goes to the park, she goes straight to the Cloud Seller. Although it...

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Eight books to read in July

by on July 1, 2022 0

Normal text sizeLarger text sizeVery large text size Book reviewers Steven Carroll and Cameron Woodhead have set their sights on recent fiction and non-fiction titles. Here are their reviews. Non-fiction pick of the week Credit: Apollo and ThelmaJon Faine, Hardy Grant, $45 In 1981, when former ABC radio presenter Jon Faine was a young...

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Review: Impossible Escapes, Incredible Stories | Book reviews and short stories

by on June 19, 2022 0

J.KEMPER CAMPBELL “Churchill’s Great Escapes: Seven Incredible Escapes Made by WWII Heroes” by Damien Lewis, Citadel Press, 352 pages, $27. Disregard for our nation’s history is now acceptable to some segments of today’s society. Ignoring the sacrifices of those remembered on Memorial Day and D-Day diminishes every citizen. Damien Lewis is a British writer...

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If you are happy and what was the fear

by on June 10, 2022 0

SHORT STORIESIf you are happyFiona Robertson UQP, $29.99 What was the fearBen Walter Puncher and Wattmann, $29.99 Fiona Robertson’s early life offers us a variety of locations, from Texas to Edinburgh to the glaciers of Iceland, and a range of backgrounds: one story is about a teenage burglar, another about a police officer carrying...

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Hesson: Children’s Book Reviews of the Month for June

by on June 4, 2022 0

Reviews and recommendations are unbiased and products are independently selected. Postmedia may earn an affiliate commission on purchases made through links on this page. Content of the article By Joanna McClintick, illustrated by Juana Medina (Candlewick Press) With colorful illustrations and rhyming text, this picture book is an informative look at inclusion and gives...

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The latest from Mieko Kawakami and more

by on June 2, 2022 0

Normal text sizeLarger text sizeVery large text size Book reviewers Cameron Woodhead and Fiona Capp take a look at new fiction and non-fiction releases. Here are their reviews. Fiction selection of the week Credit: All night loversMieko Kawakami, Picador, $32.99 Fuyuko is a 34-year-old moth-like copy editor who leads a secluded life. Without a...

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Book reviews of the latest releases | Myrtle Beach, SC

by on May 31, 2022 0

The Buccaneer Brooch By J.E. Thompson Pelican Edition, $15.95Release date: October 18, 2021 Although this story is primarily aimed at intermediate readers, even adults can enjoy JE Thompson’s novel which explores themes of self-care, family turmoil, and learning disabilities. The story follows Callie, our 12-year-old heroine, as she sails solo on spring break to...

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5 book reviews you need to read this week ‹ Literary Hub

by on April 14, 2022 0

This week’s illuminating literary review includes Michele Filgate on Samantha Hunt’s The unwritten bookJoyce Maynard on Delia Ephron Left at tenthLake Micah on Margo Jefferson Building a nervous systemRobert F. Worth on Cathy Scott-Clark and Adrian Levy The Prisoner Foreverand Lucie Elven on the work of Anne Serre. * “The living are looking for...

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Book reviews: Ze French Do It Better, a lifestyle guide

by on April 1, 2022 0

Book reviews: Ze French Do It Better, a lifestyle guide – France Today Are the French masters of self-promotion, or is there really something behind the bravado? From fashionable gastronomy to the art of seduction, they have always been one step ahead. Effortlessly thin despite butter-stuffed croissants and gallons of wine, chic to fault...

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Review: Allende’s ‘Violeta’, an epic South American tale | book reviews

by on February 13, 2022 0

VIOLET. By Isabelle Allende. Random house. 336 pages. $28. Chilean writer Isabel Allende’s latest novel is “Violeta,” an epic tale that transports readers through a century of South American history, through economic collapse, dictatorship, and natural disasters like an earthquake. earth and a hurricane. From the aftermath of World War I to the present...

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Festive book reviews, including I Wish It Could be Christmas Every Day, The Arctic Curry Club, and The Little Book of Bridgerton

by on December 11, 2021 0

Janet Gordon, who lives in Takeley, reviews bestsellers and early fiction for India … I love this time of year, although my curly hair doesn’t. The first sign of humidity in the air makes me scream for the straightener! Still worth browsing through all the Christmas fairs, and when you’re done, relax on...

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Briefly Noted Book Reviews | the new yorker

by on October 18, 2021 0

Speak, be quietby Carole Angier (Bloomsbury). This biography of WG Sebald, who died twenty years ago, aged fifty-seven, examines him on his own terms, patiently digging into the unspoken traumas of his life and the lives of those around him. . Angier, who has written biographies of Jean Rhys and Primo Levi, recounts Sebald’s...

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Briefly Rated Book Reviews | The New Yorker

by on October 4, 2021 0

Late city, by Robert Olen Butler (Atlantic Monthly). This retrospective novel warns of the political consequences of failures of personal insight. On election night 2016, God visits the deathbed of Sam Cunningham, who, at the age of one hundred and fifteen, is the last living veteran of the First World War. D Chicago...

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Catching Up with Don Emde (+3 Book Reviews)

by on September 29, 2021 0

From Motorcycle Racing Champion to Award-winning Author and Publisher—a Profile plus Review of The Speed Kings, On Cannon Ball’s Trail and The Daytona 200 Don Emde occupies a special place in the pantheon of motorcycle personalities, and not just as motorcycle racing champion, either. He is also an award-winning author, historian, and book publisher....

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Goodreads: book reviews by Goodreads

by on August 4, 2021 0

Discover stories that matter to you, from readers like you. Goodreads is the world’s largest community of readers. Find new and interesting books by browsing personalized recommendations based on the books you’ve read and your favorite genres. See what your friends are reading, write book reviews, and keep track of what you want...

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Lima Public Library Book Reviews

by on May 9, 2021 0

FICTION Geling Yan’s Secret Loveseat Hongmei is the perfect Chinese bride: beautiful, diligent, passive. Glen is the perfect American husband: smart, caring, well-off. From the outside, life for Hongmei and Glen in the San Francisco Bay Area looks perfect. But at home, their marriage collapses. Post-its left on the refrigerator are their primary...

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Book Reviews: “How to Love the World: Poems of Gratitude and Hope”, Anthology; and ‘Bluebird’, James Crews | Poetry | Seven days

by on March 24, 2021 0

Click to enlarge Courtesy How to Love the World: Poems of Gratitude and Hope, edited by James Crews, Storey Publishing, 208 pages. $ 14.95. Last January, Amanda Gorman’s reading during the presidential inauguration propelled her to international fame and put poetry back on the map. Gorman’s “The Hill We Climb” – a poem...

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Ireland’s Wildlife Book Reviews

by on December 22, 2020 0

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