Search Results: "Anjelica Huston"


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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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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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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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Released: Sept. 29, 1976

"Smith's title is apt, his reminder timely."
Increasingly philosophy of religion has been shifting from simply rational investigation of Christian faith claims to probing the meaning and validity of the religious viewpoint generally, drawing on all the great religions as resources. 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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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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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 >

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INFRARED by Nancy Huston
Released: July 3, 2012

"Huston provides readers with more than a mere snapshot; her raw and sensual writing delivers the complete picture."
A woman explores complex family relationships and discovers truths about herself in this sensual, intricately woven offering from award-winning Huston (Fault Lines, 2008, etc.). Read full book review >

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SKINNER by Charlie Huston
Released: July 9, 2013

"A tale that may enthrall technogeeks while sending their elders scrambling through Hacking for Dummies."
A cyberterrorist attack against America looms in this grim, hard-edged thriller from Edgar Award-nominated author Huston. Read full book review >

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SLOW EMERGENCIES by Nancy Huston
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 6, 2001

"Unsettling, sometimes annoying—but, still, hard to put down."
In her eighth half-successful outing, Huston (The Mark of the Angel, 1999, etc.) depicts a woman torn between the pulls of domestic love and professional passion. Read full book review >