HOLDING FAST | Kirkus Reviews

by Matthew McConaughey ‧ RELEASE DATE: Oct. 20, 2020 All right, all right, all right: The affable, laconic actor delivers a combination of memoir and self-help book. “This is an approach book,” writes McConaughey, adding that it contains “philosophies that can be objectively understood, and if you choose, subjectively adopted, by either changing your reality, […]

BASHO’S HAIKU JOURNEYS | Kirkus Reviews

A POP-UP BOOK by Agostino Traini ; illustrated by Agostino Traini ‧ RELEASE DATE: Feb. 7, 2017 A pop-up introduction to the great Christian reformer. In Traini’s seven compositionally similar tableaux, simply drawn cartoon figures—all white until a diverse mix of worshipers from the past and present gathers at the end—pop up to look on […]

OVER MY DEAD BODY | Kirkus Reviews

by Max Brooks ‧ RELEASE DATE: June 16, 2020 Are we not men? We are—well, ask Bigfoot, as Brooks does in this delightful yarn, following on his bestseller World War Z (2006). A zombie apocalypse is one thing. A volcanic eruption is quite another, for, as the journalist who does a framing voice-over narration for […]