Search Results: "Andre Roquette"


BOOK REVIEW

ANDRE THE GIANT by Brandon Easton
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 24, 2015

"An earnest if colorless picture of both a career and a character."
A graphic biography of a gentle (outside the ring, anyway) giant who helped take professional wrestling from a grubby, localized sport to today's glittering international spectacle. Read full book review >

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ANDRE THE GIANT by Box Brown
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 6, 2014

"An achievement that merits a wider readership than just wrestling fans, deserving recognition for the quality of its graphic art."
A labor-of-love tribute, exquisitely rendered, to the larger-than-life wrestling giant. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 20, 2011

"Apprentice work at best, definitely not ready for prime time. (iPad informational app. 6-8)"
Amateur production design and underwhelming interactive features only underscore the unusual superficiality of this planetary once-over. Read full book review >

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A GOOD BOY by Anthony Andre
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 2, 2016

"Sometimes profound and artful, this tale of spiritual redemption delivers too many narrative detours."
A minister tries to heal a spiritually depleted church and himself in this debut novel. Read full book review >

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EIGHT WHITE NIGHTS by Andre Aciman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 9, 2010

"A mature (though not in the R-rated sense) view of adult love—smart, carefully written and always fluent."
Luxurious, emotionally charged story of a love gone wrong—in about a week's time. Read full book review >

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FALSE PAPERS by Andre Aciman
NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 2000

"Aciman's elegant pieces recall the leisurely, reflective essays of Walter Benjamin and Michel Butor, like them evoking a world that has disappeared."
Essays on exile, dislocation, and nostalgia by a noted traveler and memoirist. Read full book review >

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DANCING AFTER HOURS by Andre Dubus
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 22, 1996

"And so, in Dubus's capable hands, it is."
From Dubus (Selected Stories, 1988), fourteen new pieces that show this stalwart author, more often than not, at his great- hearted best. Read full book review >

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OUT OF EGYPT by Andre Aciman
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 1, 1995

"A skillful portrayal of an extraordinary clan."
Aciman (French Literature/Princeton) delivers a clear- eyed eulogy of a lost past and a family in decline. Read full book review >

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GOLDEN TRILLIUM by Andre Norton
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: July 15, 1993

"A satisfying installment, independently intelligible, with at least one more (from Bradley) still to come."
Third in the fantasy series following Black Trillium (1990, coauthored by Marion Zimmer Bradley, Julian May, and Norton) and Blood Trillium (1992, by May solo). Read full book review >

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BROKEN VESSELS by Andre Dubus
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: July 15, 1991

"A beautifully written, moving, and altogether wonderful book."
In his first volume of nonfiction, short-story writer Dubus (The Last Worthless Thing, 1986, etc.) reveals the passions, struggles, and strengths underlying his art, life, and arduous recovery from personal tragedy. Read full book review >

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WIZARDS' WORLDS by Andre Norton
Released: Nov. 24, 1989

Thirteen substantial tales, 1953-85, from short to novella length, showing Norton's complete range from sword and sorcery to science fiction. Read full book review >