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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

How Dams Fall

by Barry Silverstein

Will Falk’s touching ode to a major ecosystem "How Dams Fall" personifies the Colorado River. This essay-length book has a big goal: to dramatize the plight of the Colorado River in its fight against human intervention. Falk, who... Read More

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

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