Search Results: "Barnaby Conrad"


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BARNABY by Crockett Johnson
Released: Oct. 4, 1943

"For those that like him."
Comic strip fans do not need to be introduced to Barnaby, and this is for them, though even a fan might find the episodes too long and a compilation of the stories monotonous. Read full book review >

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THE SECOND LIFE OF JOHN WILKES BOOTH by Barnaby Conrad
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2010

"A superfluous novel, more interesting as a literary artifact."
A fictional reimagining of the ultimate fate of Lincoln's famous assassin. Read full book review >

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NAME DROPPING by Barnaby Conrad
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 1994

"About as entertaining as a hangover. (12 line drawings, not seen)"
Conrad (Time Is All We Have, 1986) tries in vain to recapture the heady days at the San Francisco bar he opened in 1953 with the proceeds from his best-selling novel, Matador. Read full book review >

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BARNABY GRIMES by Paul Stewart
ADVENTURE
Released: Sept. 9, 2008

"From the first gripping sentence onward, Barnaby will be sure to rake in the fans. (Horror. 9-12)"
The latest and best Stewart/Riddell collaboration to date is set in a pseudo-Victorian world of stovepipe hats, gamins and smog. Read full book review >

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CONRAD & ELEANOR by Jane Rogers
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 28, 2016

"A nuanced, pragmatic look at the long-married state."
Who contributes what to an initially happy, later failing marriage, asks British novelist Rogers (The Testament of Jessie Lamb, 2012, etc.), and can this marriage be saved? Read full book review >

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Released: April 1, 1991

Although he promises important new information about Joseph Conrad's life, most of what is new in this hefty biography from Meyers (D.H. Lawrence, 1990, etc.) is of minor significance. Read full book review >

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BARNABY AND MR. O'MALLEY by Crockett Johnson
Released: June 15, 1944

"Comic strip, a cut above average I'm told."
A second collection in book form of the antics of Barnaby and his fairy god-father, in seven episodes. Read full book review >

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BARNABY THE BEDBUG DETECTIVE by Catherine Stier
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2013

"Overall, a reassuring introduction to a potentially scary subject, and just the thing for a family that needs 'something on bedbugs.' (afterword, bibliography) (Informational picture book. 4-8)"
Barnaby is a rescue dog who is adopted and trained as a bedbug-searching detection dog in this informative story on a current, widespread woe. Read full book review >

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WHO IS CONRAD HIRST? by Kevin Wignall
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 13, 2007

"<\b>Wignall fails to fully exploit the exotic European locales, and the fleeting action sequences leave something to be desired."
A prickly hit man tenders his resignation with lots and lots of bullets in this unconventional flash of pulp fiction. Read full book review >

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THE ADVENTURES OF BOONE BARNABY by Joe Cottonwood
Released: Nov. 1, 1990

When Boone, his friend Danny, and their soccer team are invited to Australia, they raise money by organizing a Trashathon, gathering pledges from nearly everyone in their small California town—even Meyer ("Miser") Read full book review >