His work has been indispensible over the past four decades, and it will prove more important, more urgently resonant and more prescient, in the decades to come.
Inauthentic though Foer's creations may seem, they are suffused with... a yearning to reconstitute a shattered past, to... express the inexpressible. In this he is as sincere and committed as he needs to be.
Humorous adventure tales just don’t get any more wacked…or fun to read than this.
Her narrative is so beguiling that a reader may overlook its weaknesses.
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.
For ultimately, while there is a great deal of betrayal portrayed, there is a constant glimmer of hope, a glimmer that helped the victims of this tragedy rise up and begin to heal again.
A succinct body of essays by knowledgeable, sympathetic observers on the grievances of the Occupy Wall Street protestors...An educational, highly useful primer on what’s broken and how to fix it.
an excellent recap of the news that starting leaking out ... in early November 2011. Those that may have come to the story a little late will find the chronology presented to be especially helpful.
Michael Klare’s outstanding book -- exhaustively-researched, beautifully-written, and convincingly-argued -- helps move this vital project forward.
A collection of bracing interviews with American writers and thinkers.
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.
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.
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.
...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.