Search Results: "Buddy Guy"


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WHEN I LEFT HOME by Buddy Guy
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 1, 2012

"Tasty as a Buddy Guy guitar lick, but seldom revelatory."
One of the last survivors of Chicago blues' golden age of the 1950s and '60s, Guy retravels a familiar route in this ingratiating but disappointingly slim as-told-to autobiography. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 1, 2011

"Not as gripping as Conquistador, but a richly textured account of the rogue, rebel and visionary whose discovery still resonates today."
An exciting, well-plotted excursion down the Amazon River with the early Spanish conquistador. Read full book review >

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NO BARRIERS by Erik Weihenmayer
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 7, 2017

"A wonderful tribute to the greatness of the human spirit."
The first blind man to climb Mount Everest narrates his kayaking descent of 300 miles of the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon. Read full book review >

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GERONIMO by Mike Leach
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 6, 2014

"Though the idea behind it is intriguing, the book threatens to topple from the unwieldy mix of conversational U.S. history, biography and self-help."
A college football coach fascinated by American Indian history draws contemporary life lessons from the biography of a 19th-century Apache warrior. Read full book review >

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THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MY BODY by David Guy
Released: Feb. 27, 1990

Steamy sex is the main ingredient of this confessional novel, Guy's fourth, as it was in his second work, The Man Who Loved Dirty Books (1983). Read full book review >

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P.E.A.C.E. by Guy Holmes
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Dec. 1, 2000

"Though the details don't quite hang together as the threads in good thriller should, the story itself certainly moves as swiftly—and as well— as a good thriller should."
An edgy, fast-paced, debut thriller about a day-after-tomorrow police force too good to last. Read full book review >

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A TABLE OF GREEN FIELDS by Guy Davenport
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 27, 1993

"A frustratingly mixed bag."
Davenport's literary intelligence can be stratospheric, and when he aims it high, he's able to make an inimitable sort of constructivist sculpture from it (Tatlin!, recall, was the title of his first collection in 1974): part quotation, part commentary, part reimagination. Read full book review >

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BURMA CHRONICLES by Guy Delisle
Released: Sept. 16, 2008

"Though classified as a graphic novelist, Delisle has claimed territory all his own as a graphic-travel memoirist."
Insightful, illuminating memoir of a year under a totalitarian regime. Read full book review >

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OBSIDIAN SKY by Guy Garcia
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 1994

"A solid story skillfully blending mysticism with historical fact."
The author of Skin Deep (1989) this time takes as his protagonist a bright but annoying Berkeley Ph.D. student who uncovers an anthropological gold mine in the cities and remote countryside of Mexico. Read full book review >

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THE EDUCATION OF A VALUE INVESTOR by Guy Spier
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 9, 2014

"A wide-ranging journey in which money isn't everything, but it sure does seem to help."
Aquamarine Fund founder Spier, widely known for his shared victory in the 2007 auction of a lunch appointment with Warren Buffett, shows how the legendary investor from Omaha became an example, guide and mentor in his own journey to master the secrets of value investing. Read full book review >