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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

Sudden Spring

by Barry Silverstein

Part of what makes "Sudden Spring" so compelling is that Rick Van Noy is not a scientist who studies climate change; rather, he writes from the perspective of a curious, concerned citizen who wants to understand its impact. With a... Read More

Book Review

Farming for the Long Haul

by Barry Silverstein

Michael Foley is the ideal author for a book about the future of farming: He operates a small family farm and knows what it means to work the land. He also knows the perils that small farmers face. Foley writes with eloquence and reason,... Read More

Book Review

Overrun

by Barry Silverstein

Environmental journalist Andrew Reeves labels "Overrun" “an environmental travelogue.” In it, he follows the Asian carp along its invasive path through North America. In some respects, the book reads like a modern-day horror tale, in... Read More

Book Review

Corporate Crap

by Barry Silverstein

Smart and insightful, with a conversational style, "Corporate Crap" will be a breath of fresh air for former, current, and future corporate employees. Howard Harrison’s witty memoir "Corporate Crap" dissects and ridicules the practices... Read More

Book Review

The Environment

by Barry Silverstein

Three academics delve into the history of the environment in the solidly researched, expertly written "The Environment". Though “the environment” is a term frequently bandied about by activists, scientists, and journalists, even its... Read More

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