"Thank you for sending me a copy of your book - I'll waste no time reading it."
—Moses Hadas (1900-66)
- Children's Books: ‘Space Case’ and ‘The Twin Powers’ Fri, 19 Dec 2014 18:39:27 GMT
- In these middle-grade novels, a young detective solves a lunar murder, and twins reunite to save their threatened worlds.
- ‘Ardor,’ by Roberto Calasso Fri, 19 Dec 2014 18:39:27 GMT
- Roberto Calasso delves into the enigmatic web of ritual and myth that defined the ancient Vedic world.
- Children's Books: ‘Alphabetabum,’ ‘Take Away the A’ and More Fri, 19 Dec 2014 18:39:26 GMT
- Five alphabet books feature rhyme and alliteration, exuberant animals and found photos of children from the past.
- ‘The Norton Anthology of World Religions: Volume I’ Fri, 19 Dec 2014 18:39:26 GMT
- The first volume of Norton’s two-part anthology includes texts of Hinduism, Buddhism and Daoism.
- Crime: Anthony Horowitz’s ‘Moriarty,’ and More Fri, 19 Dec 2014 18:39:22 GMT
- Anthony Horowitz’s “Moriarty” is a Sherlock Holmes pastiche that opens five days after the great detective and his nemesis plunged to their doom.
- Evan Thompson’s ‘Waking, Dreaming, Being’ Fri, 19 Dec 2014 18:39:22 GMT
- Merging neuroscience and philosophy, Evan Thompson casts new light on the relationship between the self and the brain.
- ‘Heirs to Forgotten Kingdoms,’ by Gerard Russell Fri, 19 Dec 2014 18:39:22 GMT
- Gerard Russell chronicles the long survival of religious minorities in the Middle East, and the extreme peril they face today..
- ‘Living the Secular Life,’ by Phil Zuckerman Fri, 19 Dec 2014 18:39:22 GMT
- As more Americans eschew religious affiliation, a sociologist examines the secular lifestyle.
- ‘The Norton Anthology of World Religions: Volume II’ Fri, 19 Dec 2014 18:39:22 GMT
- The second volume of Norton’s two-part anthology compiles texts and commentaries on Judaism, Christianity and Islam.
- Bookshelf: Can’t Sleep Fri, 19 Dec 2014 18:33:59 GMT
- New picture books include “Naptime,” “A Bed for Kitty” and “Goodnight Already!”
- Children's Books: ‘Glory O’Brien’s History of the Future,’ by A. S. King Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:05:51 GMT
- A high school senior grappling with her mother’s suicide is suddenly able to envision people’s pasts and futures.