Search Results: "Bill Broder"


BOOK REVIEW

TAKING CARE OF CLEO by Bill Broder
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 18, 2006

"A slow-paced, satisfying read."
Acoming-of-age story and a family saga fit comfortably together in this overstuffed easy chair of a novel. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 15, 2011

"A tender, inquisitive book that will appeal to those from old and new worlds."
Novelist and playwright Broder (Taking Care of Cleo, 2006, etc.) presents a series of vignettes about his family. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SO SAD TODAY by Melissa Broder
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 15, 2016

"Sordid, compulsively readable entries that lay bare a troubled soul painstakingly on the mend."
Depression, anxiety, panic disorder, and addiction all resonate in this outspoken collection of essays. Read full book review >

BLOG POST

BILL ROORBACH
by Gregory McNamee

Bobby Mullendore, a sixth grader, has just committed the perfect crime: he’s excused himself, permanently, from school with a crafty stratagem, and now he’s on the loose, ready to enjoy a Huck Finn existence of wandering in the woods of a country estate. Alas, those woods hold other plans for him, for a man who “smelled of cologne” and “looked ...


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BILL HAYES
by Alex Layman

Bill Hayes was 48 when he moved from San Francisco to New York. His longtime partner had died suddenly, and after a lifetime on the West Coast, Hayes was looking for a place to reinvent himself. In New York, he found exactly that. Shortly after moving, Hayes begins a relationship with famed neurologist and writer Oliver Sacks. What unfolds from ...


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BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 1996

"Hundreds of actors wander on and off stage in a sweeping narrative that deftly underscores the crisis of confidence now troubling our political system. (Author tour)"
A sobering and sometimes maddening play-by-play of Bill Clinton's abortive crusade to reform health care. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIG STAR OTTO by Bill Slavin
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2015

"For devotees of Asterix and perhaps Tintin, but not for everyone. (Graphic fantasy. 8-12)"
Otto's in Hollywood, but he doesn't care about stardom; he wants his best friend, Georgie. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HELLO, AIRPLANE! by Bill Cotter
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 7, 2014

"A nice choice for those who love planes or who are about to fly for the first time. (Picture book. 2-5)"
It's time to fly! Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LOUIS SOCKALEXIS by Bill Wise
BIOGRAPHY
Released: March 1, 2007

Capped by a climactic 1897 at-bat against the New York Giants' fireballer Amos Rusie, this short profile highlights the achievements of the first verifiable Native American to play in the Major Leagues. Read full book review >