“In One Person” gives a lot. It’s funny, as you would expect. It’s risky in what it exposes.
It's a testament to Foer's writing that his dazzling way with words never trumps the emotions he serves
"Chomp" is a delightful laugh-out-loud sendup of the surreality of TV that will be enjoyed by readers of all ages.
No Time Like the Present is written in grammar-flouting stream-of-consciousness prose that is sometimes only comprehensible when you take a run at it.
Maddow’s incisive look at the follies of militarism needs a deeper understanding of why America has so often embraced it.
The story that Fisher and Guglielmo so eloquently tell is both fascinating and heartbreaking.
Those curious about the momentum behind the movement... will find plenty of illumination here. It's enough to make even a one percenter rethink the way wealth is shared.
offers a case study in an important truth: Far better to read one well-researched volume, like this, than to wade through day after day of fragmentary, often overwrought and ultimately overwhelming media coverage
Michael Klare’s outstanding book -- exhaustively-researched, beautifully-written, and convincingly-argued -- helps move this vital project forward.
Reading this book is like attending a seminar on the ills and opportunities of modern life.
The Comeback’s tone seems downright smug at times...Fuel for apathy. This is why, regardless of your response to The Comeback, you have to read it. Don’t be an uninformed critic. Arm yourself, Canada.
...it is highly desirable that the book becomes widely distributed and forms part of any sustainability discussion whether in the educational, commercial or political sector.
This is a must-read book -- most especially for every member of the Oireachtas and local authorities, for senior officials in central and local government, and -- yes -- for political lobbyists too.
While Bourrie’s historical perspective is useful, he misses the chance to place Canada’s experience in an international scope. Many of the same restrictions seen in Canada are part of a worldwide trend.
Overall, the book would have benefitted from more stringent editing. The consistent use of working class Dublin colloquialism versus using the dialect only in dialogue might grate and runs the risk of making the work less accessible.