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.
...heartening about Saul’s book is his profiling of a new generation of aboriginal leadership perfectly capable of dealing with their counterparts in government and business.
Much more is revealed as this brilliant fiction works thrilling variations on, and consolations for, its plangent message: that “in the end, everyone loses everyone.” Yes, but look what Foer has found.
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.
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.
Nothing is ever so dark that good people can’t make the world better by turning on more lights, he suggests, and that makes In One Person’s conclusion a thing of beauty.
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
The Occupy protesters may have gone home, at least for now, but the issues they highlighted are front and center. And if you want to find out more about them, I thoroughly recommend “The Occupy Handbook.”
They err, however, in using omniscient narration to relate Tania’s fabricated back story and experiences on 9/11: “What really struck Tania about Dave was … that he volunteered in a soup kitchen on weekends and taught children to read for a local literacy organization.
The real problem with Drift is that it spends its 252 pages drifting through too many topics.
Humorous adventure tales just don’t get any more wacked…or fun to read than this.
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.
Michael Klare’s outstanding book -- exhaustively-researched, beautifully-written, and convincingly-argued -- helps move this vital project forward.
...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.
Reading this book is like attending a seminar on the ills and opportunities of modern life.