'The Roar,' 'Waves'

| Jul 1, 2008

"The Roar," "Waves"

by Payal Kapadia

“The Roar,” Emma Clayton, Chickenhouse; 2008; 473 pp. ‘The sun was setting over the Atlantic and as it ran like molten gold into the waves, a girl in a Pod Fighter ripped through the scene, like graffiti sprayed across a landscape painting, and for ...

| Nov 6, 2007

"The Bomb," "Bunker 10"

by Payal Kapadia

“The Bomb” Theodore Taylor, Harcourt; 2007; 195pp. Theodore Taylor’s “The Bomb” is a very readable history lesson, quite unlike anything you might have been taught at school about the United States’ early experimentation with atomic warfare, way back in the mid-1940s. You might already ...