Search Results: "Anjelica Huston"


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WATCH ME by Anjelica Huston
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 11, 2014

"Amid the fluff and the flutter are some true passion and pain."
The second and final volume of the celebrated actress's memoir charts her beginnings as an actress and director, her emotional gains and losses, and the births and deaths that affected her. Read full book review >

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A STORY LATELY TOLD by Anjelica Huston
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 19, 2013

"Banality clutches the text tightly, too rarely releasing its wings."
An Oscar-winning actress from a celebrated entertainment family recalls her peripatetic childhood and adolescence, her various awakenings and epiphanies. Read full book review >

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SIX BAD THINGS by Charlie Huston
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 1, 2005

"A crime thriller so relentlessly violent that it could make even the hard-core hard-boiled amenable to the leavening touch of Agatha Christie. Still, a page-turner."
Huston returns with a bang-banger even gorier than his debut (Caught Stealing, 2004). Read full book review >

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THE MYSTIC ARTS OF ERASING ALL SIGNS OF DEATH by Charlie Huston
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 13, 2009

"Violent and uncomfortably graphic at times, but the dialogue is sharp and funny, and Huston (The Shotgun Rule, 2007, etc.), as always, does it his way."
A troubled young man tries to redeem his life. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 2009

"A graceful, surprisingly tender account of a life lived at the edge of fame."
The "too ordinary" member of a famous Hollywood family recalls her unusual childhood. Read full book review >

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THE MARK OF THE ANGEL by Nancy Huston
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 15, 1999

"A stylish, sophisticated story, complete with archly ironic narration, marred only slightly by an overly melodramatic end."
Acclaimed Canadian-born Huston, a longtime resident of France (where this novel, her seventh, was originally published), debuts here with a melancholy tale of a proud French flutist and a Marxist Hungarian Jew who, in the late 50s, share a secretive German woman. Read full book review >

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ALREADY DEAD by Charlie Huston
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 2005

"Huston (Caught Stealing, 2004, etc.) does his best here, but how can you really like a bloodsucker?"
The Vampyres are coming, the Vampyres are coming. Read full book review >

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SLEEPLESS by Charlie Huston
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 12, 2010

"A writer as skilled as Huston (The Mystic Arts of Erasing All Signs of Death, 2009, etc.) can make an apocalyptic story terrifyingly plausible. Readers prone to depression should approach with care."
Thirty million Americans are sleepless, and it's killing them. Read full book review >

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DAUGHTERS OF SONG by Paula Huston
Released: July 1, 1995

"A promising debut."
A lyrical first novel in which a young woman triumphantly masters Beethoven's difficult Opus III—and along the way learns as much about life and love as about music. Read full book review >

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FAULT LINES by Nancy Huston
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2008

"An elegant if overly manipulated structural design parallels the insightful but overly simplified psychological evolution of vulnerable children (excepting demon Sol) into reactive adults."
Canadian born Huston (Dolce Agonia, 2001, etc.) won the Prix Femina in France for this novel, which traces four generations of a family while examining how unshared secrets shape each succeeding/preceding generation. Read full book review >

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A DANGEROUS MAN by Charlie Huston
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 19, 2006

"Maintains the unpleasantly sadistic violence that's been a series hallmark, but not the stylistic panache."
The gore-drenched trilogy of a killer and his ill-gotten gains squishes to an end. Read full book review >

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HALF THE BLOOD OF BROOKLYN by Charlie Huston
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 26, 2007

"Violent, often ugly, Huston's series is not for the squeamish, but fans will find this installment the best to date."
The further, even gorier adventures of Joe Pitt, Vampyre extraordinaire (No Dominion, 2006, etc.). Read full book review >