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Barry Silverstein, Book Reviewer

Barry Silverstein is a former direct marketing executive and is currently a freelance writer. He is an avid reader and long time reviewer of nonfiction books for Foreword Reviews.

Book Review

Vanishing Fish

by Barry Silverstein

Daniel Pauly’s "Vanishing Fish" is an important collection of essays that evaluates the far-reaching effects of global fisheries. Assembling into one volume the numerous pieces he wrote over a twenty-plus year period, Pauly—a... Read More

Book Review

Making Eden

by Barry Silverstein

"Making Eden" is a sweeping history of plant evolution that demonstrates both the development and fragility of plant life. Natural sciences professor David Beerling’s book is a comprehensive evolutionary history that traces the birth... Read More

Book Review

Ocean Outbreak

by Barry Silverstein

Drew Harvell’s "Ocean Outbreak" is an engaging, eye-opening report on the diseases affecting the health of the ocean. The world’s warming waters precipitate marine disease, and Harvell—relying on her own knowledge and timely... Read More

Book Review

Drying Up

by Barry Silverstein

Unsettling and well-documented, John M. Dunn’s "Drying Up" dramatizes Florida’s impending water crisis. It is almost counterintuitive that supplying fresh water is a problem in Florida, long known for its lakes, springs, and... Read More

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