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.
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.
If you have ever wanted something, lost someone, thought, felt, or breathed, read this book. Listen to the audiobook. Download the Kindle version. You will not be disappointed.
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.
“In One Person” gives a lot. It’s funny, as you would expect. It’s risky in what it exposes.
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.”
Structurally, that gives the authors a problem: a lot of pages to fill and not a lot of suspense. For this reason, the documentary might prove a more intriguing form for the material than the written account.
Her narrative is so beguiling that a reader may overlook its weaknesses.
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.
Readers of his new book, "Bill Moyers Journal: The Conversation Continues," will feast on four dozen wide-ranging conversations...