Monthly Archives: November 2010
At least my neck is warm
Many years ago, during a Christmas break, my grandmother taught me how to knit scarves. We sat on her couch as she explained the difference between knitting and purling, showed me how to cast on and off, and laughed gently … Continue reading
STARRED review in Booklist!
The Haves and the Have-Nots: A Brief and Idiosyncratic History of Inequality around the Globe. Author Branko Milanovic Jan 2011 Milanovic defies the typical image of an economist by presenting research overlaid with humor, literary insights, and fully imagined portraits … Continue reading
Power Struggles and Riddles, in Romance and Political Intrigue
THE ACCIDENT By Ismail Kadare Translated by John Hodgson A wonderful review from Chip McGrath in this morning’s New York Times http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/24/books/24book.html?_r=1&scp=1&sq=the%20accident&st=cse
LION OF LIBERTY
LION OF LIBERTY gets a rave review on NPR.org: “Excellent…Fantastically engaging…[Unger is] adept at explaining Henry’s proto-libertarianism, which will sound familiar to current American readers, as new political movements suspicious of the federal government have dominated the American conversation in … Continue reading
Starred review “Sounes has earned a well-deserved reputation for writing thoroughly researched, intricately detailed biographies. This comprehensive biography of McCartney is no exception. Sounes seems to have spoken to every living person with any connection to the former Beatle…Fab covers … Continue reading
Parents’ Choice Gold Award Winners!!!
These titles from Seven Footer Press are Parents’ Choice Gold Award Winners! Life-Size Aquarium AND More Life-Size Zoo have both been named Parents’ Choice Gold Award winners, joining the original Life-Size Zoo in that rarefied club!
Check Out Our Stars!
PGW Publishers have been getting a lot of love from Kirkus Reviews. Check the STARRED Reviews for these titles. From Groundwood Books . . . CANADIAN RAILROAD TRILOGY By Gordon Lightfoot Art by Ian Wallace ISBN: 978-0-88899-935-5 Price: $24.95 … Continue reading
TIME OUT NEW YORK’S Picture Book Picks
PGW Publishers featured in TIME OUT NEW YORK!! Check it out! http://www3.timeoutny.com/newyork/kids/blog/tag/picture-book-pick/ OWLS SEE CLEARLY AT NIGHT A Michif Alphabet Written & Illustrated By Julie Flett ISBN: 978-1-89747-628-4 Price $16.95 Ages 4-8 Published by Simply Read Books … Continue reading
The 2010 New York Times Best Illustrated Books
Needless to say that I was disappointed that PGW and PBG did not receive a nod from the NYTBR. We have some b-e-a-u-t-i-f-u-l books on our publisher lists. However, Suzy Lee (of WAVE fame) made the list again with SHADOW from Chronicle … Continue reading
NONNA TELL ME A STORY: Lidia’s Christmas Kitchen
TUNE IN! Tomorrow at 9:50am ET, Lidia Bastianich will be on the Today Show with her granddaughter Julia demonstrating crostoli and talking about NONNA TELL ME A STORY: Lidia’s Christmas Kitchen. Friday, Lidia will be on The View where audience … Continue reading