Search Results: "A.E. Hotchner"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 12, 2013

"Upbeat words of wisdom about aging with dignity and spunk."
Acclaimed author and feisty nonagenarian Hotchner's (Paul and Me: Fifty-three Years of Adventures and Misadventures with My Pal Paul Newman, 2010, etc.) witty ruminations about the art of living well into old age. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 23, 2010

"An intimate, uplifting account of a profound friendship and a boyish lark that grew into a spectacularly successful enterprise."
Playwright and biographer Hotchner (The Good Life According to Hemingway, 2008, etc.) affectionately reflects on his decades-long friendship with iconic actor Paul Newman. Read full book review >

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HEMINGWAY IN LOVE by A.E. Hotchner
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 20, 2015

"Papa's relationships with women have been so amply explored that this memoir offers little that is fresh or illuminating."
Hemingway loved Hadley best. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 2002

"Amusing, readable, occasionally moving account of life during wartime by a frustrated would-be hero."
Whimsical, at times poignant memoir of the WWII. Read full book review >

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LOUISIANA PURCHASE by A.E. Hotchner
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 4, 1996

"Hotchner's name will pull in some readers, but this is finally a curious, shoddy, and uneven production even by Hotchner's standards."
Old pro Hotchner, known for the biography Papa Hemingway (1966) and a downbeat account of the Rolling Stones in the 1960s, Blown Away (1991), turns in a breezy historical in time for Independence Day. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 11, 2003

"Charming reminiscences by a couple of merry pranksters who hit upon a happy accident in the chemistry lab that allowed them to remain true to their values."
Actor Newman and writer Hotchner (The Day I Fired Alan Ladd, 2002, etc.) recount their joint adventure delivering Newman's Own salad dressing to the American public, "a triumph of irresponsibility over reason." Read full book review >

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GRENDEL'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND WAR by A.E. Kaplan
Released: April 18, 2017

"A clever spin on a weighty classic. (Fiction. 14-adult)"
Tom Grendel battles unruly neighbors and honors family history, all with an eye on the girl next door, in this witty debut novel and homage to Beowulf. Read full book review >

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HENRY VIII: WOLFMAN by A.E. Moorat
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 15, 2011

"A right royal howler, in more ways than one."
The second monarch of the Tudor dynasty gets his wolf on in 16th-century London. Read full book review >

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Former by A.E. Stueve
FICTION & LITERATURE

"Extraordinary and with a foreboding atmosphere that's grim but never dreary."
Those cured of a devastating infection struggle to survive in a world that doesn't consider them human in Stueve's harrowing dystopian thriller. Read full book review >

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LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL WITH PIRATE PETE AND PIRATE JOE by A.E. Cannon
ADVENTURE
Released: March 1, 2004

"Yos and Hos galore. (Easy reader. 6-8)"

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THE STALLIONS OF WOODSTOCK by A.E. Marston
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 10, 1999

"Too much of everything—especially plots and people—make this sixth in the series less fun than it should be."
It's 11th-century England and King William has sent a trusted team to Oxford to settle opposing land claims: ex-soldier Ralph Delchard (The Serpents of Harbledown, 1998, etc.), lawyer Gervase Bret, rough-hewn Maurice Pagnol, and scribe Brother Columbanus, replacing gentle Brother Simon. Read full book review >