One of the marvelous things about our booksistheway they organize a major metropolis and its millions of component parts into a digestible, unintimidating, navigable package.
Ronald Rose writes a weekly column about language in The Canberra Times , and this bookisacollection of those essays, fleshed out in full in those instances where they might have been cut by the newspaper for economy of space.
I'm investigating Ronald Reagan's character; my bookisastudy of his life and imagination, and his gift for stirring the imagination."
If this bookwereabody, it would be an anorexic one.
Why should we believe either one when she says that her bookisanattempt to understand what happened, and not a bid for revenge?
Memorizing words is not the point of this book which, in addition to two titles, has a subtitle: “A literary distillation of The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, Webster's International , and Mrs. Byrne's Dictionary of Unusual, Obscure and Preposterous Words .” The bookisalist of words, with remarkably succinct definitions, that have captured the author's fancy for one reason or another.
Writing these "reviews," in quick succession without the benefit of endless editing and rewriting, which is how I normally work (yes, Virginia, those "readable" booksaretheresult of great effort), has brought home to me one quality of this sort of communication--it is really more like a street-corner conversation than anything else.
If Gass characterizes books as living in the mind, not on the page, he's saying to some extent that booksarethecreation of the reader as well as the writer.
This bookisacross between Harry Potter and Artemis Fowl.
One of the more fascinating subjects dealt with in this bookisthedecipherment of written languages.
I don't mean to imply that Brokaw's bookisalldrivel.
One of the shortcomings of the bookisthefailure to cover, even minimally, the major types of jokes.
Bill Kristol ( This Week ) and several Reagan aides interviewed on Meet the Press (Michael Deaver, Edwin Meese, Lyn Nofziger, and Marlin Fitzwater)--who have not read the whole thing--say Morris' bookisafiction.
This timely, brilliant, heart wrenching, heart warming bookisagift of love to everyone with the courage to read it.
This bookisaguide through "dangerous waters".
This bookisahandbook for our young people who suffer from anxiety, phobic and compulsive disorders.
The genre in this bookisahumour book.
Also under fire in the bookistheidea that the human brain is somehow equipped at birth with a ‘universal grammar’ out of which all human languages later develop.
The production of the bookistheinitiative of Artsenta - a community-based art workshop for people who use mental health services - and is a collaborative effort between Artsenta artists and the southern region's creative community.
The answer that emerges from his bookisthatinsubordination is a way of establishing moral independence.
For nonspecialist readers, the bookisajourney into the unknown.
Many animals were--and are--wonderfully well-named by taxonomists, following in Linnaeus' footsteps: this bookisthekey to their wisdom, and often their humor.
This bookisalabour of love and a highly successful attempt to portray the man and his feelings with his own pictures and words.
An obvious answer, which we've gestured toward in various ways this week, is just that the booksarealot of fun to read.
Her bookisamasterpiece that needs to be read by everyone on Earth and published in all languages on Earth.
Mr Plass's newest bookisanothermatter.
The bookisamemoir reframed as a novel: It boils those years down to a couple of days in which Pierce clutches vainly at the last vestiges of sanity.
This amusing bookisamixture of memoir and general reflection about being a professional chef.
The bookisamust for anyone involved in software development.
The other form found in this kind of bookisthenarrative.
The bookisaparody of Bartlett's , serving up quotes from Lincoln, Jefferson, and Roger Rosenblatt with equal pomposity.
In the end, the bookisanotherperformance, another ranting Kinski creation.
In the Morpeth bookisaphoto reporting to show the Morpeth's Iron Shed at the bottom of Constitution Hill.
This bookisapolemic against 'ungrace' - particularly the North American Fundamentalist/legalistic variety.
For me and scores of thousands of other students of language and literature, A.C. Baugh's bookwastheprimer, the basic grammar on the history of English.
This bookistheproduct of both a strong movement toward the intellectualization of black experience among an elite and the anti-intellectualization of black experience by the public at large (earnest and respectful of black experience as it has now generally become) and those who cater to the public's access to intellectual material by rounding off the rough edges and making it thoroughly anti-intellectual by designing and evoking certain emotional markers about "struggle" and "resistance."
The heart of the bookistheprotagonist's affliction and his constant verbal outbursts, which form "a barrage of sheer rhetorical invention that has tour de force written all over it; it's an amazing stunt, and, just when you think the well is running dry, Lethem keeps on topping himself" ( Kirkus Reviews ).
As the first contemporary book to describe a New Zealand exhibition in depth, this bookisarecord of a historical event and a contribution to our social history.
One of the major costs for Epworth Booksistherental for the shop.
The one shocker in the bookistherevelation of Eisner's heart-and-soul belief that those who criticize Disney simply don't understand it and that "the company's good is unquestionably, inextricably intertwined with the larger social good" (Richard Schickel, the Los Angeles Times ).
On the upside, the bookisaripsnorting read, and Lewis "has a natural talent for spinning hilarious scenes and uncovering wicked details" (Steven Levy, Newsweek ).
In other words, if someone else had done the research in what appeared to be a scholarly way, they took advantage of it.” One should not think that the bookisascissors-and-paste job.
The first section of the bookisaseries of interviews about Radcliffe's life, conducted for the French religious journal La Croix.
This bookisastep-by-step guide to do-it-yourself residential property management.
This bookisthecompleteguide to selling a home in New Zealand and could save you thousands not only now but for any future property sales you may make.
Tactile or collage booksaretheblindchild's equivalent of sighted children's picture books.
This reprint of an extremely rare bookisaclassicstudy of ancient ruins and Atlantean remains in Spain.
We do not deviate from that policy just as we do not deviate from our breeding 'policy' of a closed bookisaclosedbook.
The Gold Bookisthecollectedwisdom of the directors guild and an attempt at explaining everything a director needs to know about contracts.
The affidavit now said that the existence of the bookwastheconfidentialmatter.
Like television, the bookisacoolmedium; Bennett's anger is convincing because he holds it in check.
This bookisthedefinitiverecord of the restoration of the Hawker Hurricane, owned by the Alpine Fighter Collection.
One of the main themes of the bookistheevolutionaryapproach and the importance of biological structures and properties that were co-opted in the development of language (pre-adaptations).
The bookisanotherexcellentexample of the positive role of the teacher in the creative process combing creativity with discipline Skills are not left to chance but taught imaginatively, sequentially and purposefully.
Walsham's bookisanexcellentintroduction to the interpretive perspective on IS phenomena.
Milly, Molly booksareanexcellentmodel of tolerance, empathy and reciprocity - requirements of quality relationships in the modern world.
Despite the title and rather lurid cover, this little bookisanexcellentoverview of the post-modern world.
This 1997 bookisanextensiveenquiry into the origins of violent behaviour.
The 1963 and 1980 booksarebothfinedictionaries, and a book that combines the best of those, carefully re-edited, with some solid, new lexicography based on the BDC , the World Book Dictionary , and the substantial Barnhart files, must be a high-quality dictionary.
So here's the information I should have provided: The book'safineread, if not a rollicking one.
This lavishly illustrated full colour bookisafreshlook at what many New Zealanders consider as the most significant occasion in New Zealand's history.
This bookwasahugesurprise for me.
Recommended Retail NZ$24.95 "This bookisanidealblend of practical information, honest writing, and wisdom born from experience in the field.
Ajami's bookisanindispensableguide to why anyone in the Arab world still listens to it.
All of which is to say that the bookisaninterestingwork on the language and contains accurate, though longwinded information about what it covers, “interesting and useful facts about American English.” Its only real faults are its title, which belies the content, the cutesy headings, and the lack of a truly detailed index: self-indexing does not provide coverage of sufficient detail.
This bookisaninvaluableresource for all who write or set business studies assignments.
'This bookisaninvaluabletool for all who aspire to succeed in international business.'
Shlaes' bookisalongerexposition of the Journal 's supply-side theology, which holds that tax cuts for upper-income earners can produce almost magical economic results.
This bookisalovelyintroduction to mindfulness.
Below the bookisaman’sheart, also blood red and pierced with three black passion nails from the coat of arms of the Logan family in Scotland.
The subject of this short bookisthepresentdirection of the law governing the freedom of speech.
Exercise booksareaprimemeans of recording across the school and are the children's portfolios.
Our Prayer Bookisnoquaintrelic, or religious artefact, or cultural curio.
"This bookisarareloveliness, a minor miracle, exquisite and quiet and kindhearted - really, it is a work of art."
And yet these booksarearealachievement.
In the event, it seems unlikely that such an event would take place, for this bookisasaddisappointment.
The bookwasasensationalsuccess, and let to thousands of 'survivors' coming forward and claiming similar experiences.
Inside every fat bookisaslenderone struggling to get out.
Hi Tech Booksisaspecialistshop dealing in new books and manuals.
The bookisastrongdose of common sense, mixed with that rare spice, respect for the donor, and liberally garnished with the conviction that God supplies needs through mutually satisfying relationships.
This bookisatruepleasure to read, whether one's experience with fish is limited to the occasional accompaniment to chips, to Dover sole véronique , or to standing hip-deep in an icy stream at dawn.
Nonetheless, his bookisavaluablecontribution to the debate, because it gives those with experience an abstract architectural plan against which to evaluate today's imperfect reality of criminal justice.
As can be seen, this bookisaveritabletreasure trove of arcane information.
"David Round's bookisawelcomechange to the depressingly unthinking orthodoxy that has now developed in New Zealand.
The body of the bookisanalphabeticalarrangement of medical conditions and recommended treatments, supplemented by lists of helpful resources and illustrations.
Harper's bookisaworthystep toward that understanding.