Search Results: "Amos Bad Bull Heart"


BOOK REVIEW

THE LIFE AND DEATH OF CRAZY HORSE by Russell Freedman
BIOGRAPHY
Released: April 1, 1996

A spectacular match: Freedmans tale of the great Oglala Siouxs career is coupled with 50 black-and-white pictographs done by a tribal historian. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"Heart's comprehensive exploration of the female sexual experience will be a poignant guide for women of all ages."
Heart (My Sweet Wild Dance, 2009, etc.) guides women through orgasm with thoroughness and sincerity. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DON'T CALL IT NIGHT by Amos Oz
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 1996

"A perfectly pitched comedy, expertly translated, and one of Oz's most attractive and accomplished books."
A vividly and affectionately detailed picture of Israeli village life—and of what might be called a JulyOctober relationship—by acclaimed essayist and novelist Oz (Under This Blazing Light, 1995; Fima, 1993, etc.). Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 1996

"While many books have dealt with the Rothschilds, Elon's focus on the family's founding patriarch yields a thoroughly researched, fascinating, and altogether exemplary biography. (illustrations, not seen)"
During this time of bloated biographies, here is a refreshingly brief portrait of one of the most important figures of 19th-century European economic and modern Jewish history: Meyer Amschel Rothschild (17441812). Read full book review >

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SHANGHAI STATION by Bartle Bull
Released: Feb. 1, 2004

"Not terribly tense, and there's more than a whiff of prewar Hollywood in the stagy dialogue. Maybe a sequel will pick up steam."
Fleeing Russia and rampaging Bolsheviks, a count and his son set up shop as aristotrainers in 1918 Shanghai, a city with plenty of ethnopolitical problems of its own. Read full book review >

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THE WHITE RHINO HOTEL by Bartle Bull
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 1992

"Much ground is covered, but since the time is short, the stories are well contained."
First fiction, set at the end of WW I, in which a frontier Kenyan hotel provides rest, shelter, and large drinks to a fugitive Gypsy, wounded Tommies, murderous Irishmen, scheming Portuguese colonials, displaced Germans, an American cowboy, and a pretty Welsh woman. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FINDER by Emma Bull
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Feb. 1, 1994

"Despite the unnecessary last 50 pages: a refreshing, ingenious hardcover debut."
Elfland has returned, magically inserting itself into modern America; in the buffer zone between the two, Bordertown, where magic works alongside electricity and gas supplies, congregate misfits and refugees from both our reality and Elfland. Read full book review >

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THE DEVIL’S OASIS by Bartle Bull
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2001

"Distinguished."
Final installment of Bull's Africa trilogy, begun with the well-received The White Rhino Hotel (1992). Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 1997

"Warm, funny, plump with insight, a book that readers will pass on to friends and friends of friends, whether they're recovering from broken hearts or in need of a recipe for blueberry butter."
Enchanting, funny, and perceptive reflections on recovering from a disastrous love affair, woven together with recipes for making jams, jellies, and pickles. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 2001

"Fertile minds at work, pulling the political out of the personal, challenging gay discrimination from every angle—a body of writing all movements ache for."
A diversity of voices from "brave and useful souls," as Gore Vidal calls them in the foreword, that attest to the rich, and mostly recent, literature of gay and lesbian politics compiled here by Bull (Perfect Enemies, 1996, etc.). Read full book review >