Search Results: "Andy Stanton"


BOOK REVIEW

DANNY MCGEE DRINKS THE SEA by Andy Stanton
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 2, 2017

"Hyperbole, verbal and visual, reigns in this zany world. (Picture book. 4-8)"
How does a boy drink up the whole sea? Read full book review >

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YOU’RE A BAD MAN, MR. GUM! by Andy Stanton
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2008

"Illustrated on nearly every page with comical vignettes and spot art, the tale makes a serious assault on the silly bone. (Fantasy. 9-11)"
An outstanding opening carries this debut import past some surreal patches. Mr. Gum "lived in a great big house in the middle of town. Read full book review >

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LITTLE HUMANS by Brandon Stanton
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 7, 2014

"These humans may be little, but their photos bring large delight. (Picture book. 3-7)"
The creator of the popular Humans of New York blog focuses his camera lens on the diverse children of New York City.Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 9, 2003

"How baseball turns boys into men, and vice versa, considered with feeling and a bittersweet edge."
Baseball maven Stanton's sentimental The Final Season (2000) earned him an invitation to speak during induction week at the Baseball Hall of Fame. Here, he recounts that event—and a lot more. Read full book review >

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HUMANS OF NEW YORK by Brandon Stanton
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Oct. 13, 2015

"A wondrous mix of races, ages, genders, and social classes, and on virtually every page is a surprise."
Photographer and author Stanton returns with a companion volume to Humans of New York (2013), this one with similarly affecting photographs of New Yorkers but also with some tales from his subjects' mouths.Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 15, 2000

"That's just right: Stanton's is another entry in the roster of excellent works devoted to baseball, sure to please fans of the game."
A fan's affectionate notes on America's game—one whose spirit seems to be at grave risk. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 1991

"An adequately documented advocate's perspective that is more a detailed synopsis than an in-depth study. (For a more involving and thorough parallel account, see Morris Dees's A Season for Justice, p. 450.)"
A succinct and sometimes understated look at one of America's ``longest-running Klan prosecutions,'' told by an experienced hate- crimes investigator. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 13, 2011

"A treasure-trove of a book, especially for would-be antiquers."
A tour d'horizon of the world of antiques, from flea markets to antiques shows to high-end auction houses, with a brief stopover at eBay and the Antiques Roadshow. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 2016

"First-rate reporting and a seminar in how to employ context in investigative and historical journalism."
A veteran journalist uses a variety of lenses to illuminate the dark story of the Black Legion, an association of murderous (white) domestic terrorists who briefly thrived in the upper Midwest. Read full book review >

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Indian Blood by J.E. Stanton
NON-FICTION

"A complex and inspiring hymn to the powers of dogged research."
An Army intelligence officer investigates an obscure republic in a search of his Native American ancestors. Read full book review >

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THE WITCHES' HAMMER by Jane Stanton Hitchcock
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 11, 1994

"Yet Hitchcock's clear, straightforward prose and civilized, articulate protagonists manage to keep the pages turning."
Hitchcock, whose first novel, Trick of the Eye (1992), was nominated for an Edgar, ventures onto riskier ground with this mystery thriller whose heroine defies a cabal of modern-day Inquisitors intent on bringing back the male-dominant Dark Ages. Read full book review >

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DO NOT FORSAKE ME, OH MY DARLING by Maura Stanton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2001

"A collection whose stronger half is entertaining and engaging, the other markedly weaker."
A sensitive and amusing new collection of ten stories by Stanton (English/Indiana Univ.), latest winner of the Richard Sullivan Prize. Read full book review >