Search Results: "Andrew Blauner"


BOOK REVIEW

CENTRAL PARK by Andrew Blauner
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: May 1, 2012

"A good anthology for an afternoon's reading in the park."
A leisurely stroll through the park with some agreeably literary companionship. Read full book review >

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OUR BOSTON by Andrew Blauner
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Oct. 15, 2013

"A worthy and moving but monotonous paean to the resiliency and character of Boston."
In response to the terrorist attack on the 2013 Boston Marathon, editor Blauner (editor: Central Park: An Anthology, 2012, etc.) presents a collection of essays celebrating the City on a Hill. Read full book review >

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BROTHERS by Andrew Blauner
NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 2009

"An accomplished paean to brotherly love."
Literary notables write about the rough-and-tumble bond between brothers. Read full book review >

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THE GOOD BOOK by Andrew Blauner
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Nov. 10, 2015

"A smug, disappointing collection."
A collection of essays—ranging from brief polemic to biography to short fiction—on the Bible. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 27, 2005

"A solid, entertaining collection recognizing great coaches, and a Beelzebub or two."
An often stellar anthology examining the impact of coaches, with contributors Francine Prose, John Irving and John McPhee, among others. Read full book review >

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IN THEIR LIVES by Andrew Blauner
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: May 23, 2017

"A charming, delightful collection for Beatles fans and music fans in general."
What's your favorite Beatles song? Read full book review >

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ANDREW DRAWS by David McPhail
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2014

"Inspiring. (Picture book. 5-8)"
A young boy discovers he can work magic with his drawings. Read full book review >

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ANDREW JOHNSON by Annette Gordon-Reed
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 18, 2011

"Gordon-Reed incorporates views by Johnson's other biographers to create a fleshed-out, many-sided portrait."
A fair-minded, toned-down portrait of a deeply problematic president who could not rise to the country's challenge after the Civil War. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2013

"One happy and spirited object lesson in what tenacity can bring. (Nonfiction. 10 & up)"
A well-told tale of a young filmmaker's progress. Read full book review >

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ANDREW JACKSON by H.W. Brands
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 18, 2005

"Brands illuminates the life of an American original while shedding light on such matters as the conquest of Texas and the origins of the Civil War. A pleasure for history buffs."
Industrial-strength historian Brands (Lone Star Nation, 2004, etc.), prolific in the Ambrose-McCullough vein, turns his attention to oft-overlooked Old Hickory. Read full book review >

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ANDREW WYETH by Richard Meryman
MUSIC AND THE ARTS
Released: June 1, 1991

"Excellent color reproductions with full citations; b&w photos; index. (Biography. 11+)"
In the ``First Impressions'' series, a detailed, perceptive portrait of a contemporary painter who has received both critical admiration and popular acclaim, by a long-time friend who first wrote about Wyeth in the 60's. Read full book review >

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Released: Oct. 26, 2012

"This cleareyed, intelligent memoir is an invaluable resource for anyone whose life is affected by a developmental disability.
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Wyllie (Bertram Goodhue, 2007, etc.) moves away from architectural histories to document the life of her son, Andrew, who persevered and thrived despite Down syndrome. Read full book review >