Search Results: "Catherine Gallagher"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 2000

"A zesty work for those already initiated into the incestuous world of contemporary literary criticism—and for those who might like to see what all the fuss is about. (12 illustrations)"
A tour de force of new literary criticism. Read full book review >

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MICROBES by Amy  Gallagher
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 2017

"Scanty for a stand-alone guide but definitely a vocabulary enricher. (glossary) (Nonfiction. 8-10)"
A playful introduction to bacteria, viruses, fungi, algae, archaea, and protozoa. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 1992

"A thumbtack on the chair seat for moral equivocators, whatever their faith."
The impassioned, sometimes holy, sometimes holier-than-thou world of Catholic political activists. Read full book review >

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NIGHTMARE, WITH ANGEL by Stephen Gallagher
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 1993

"As in disaster movies, whatever may happen to the good guys, the bad guys are sure to be punished in this swift- moving, professional midbrow pulp."
British TV writer Gallagher makes his US debut in this neo-gothic tale of an unhappy girl who's neglected by her often absent father, who's bent on returning to her highly unsuitable mother—and who runs away from home in the company of a child killer. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 9, 2008

"Enthusiasts will love it; others may grow bored."
The editor in chief of Living Bird magazine writes about his favorite feathered friends. Read full book review >

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THE OPPOSITE OF INVISIBLE by Liz Gallagher
FICTION
Released: Jan. 8, 2008

"Honest and slightly confused, Alice gradually learns the difference between being visible and being yourself and the importance of being true to a true friend. (Fiction. YA)"
When a contemporary Seattle teen decides it's time to move in new directions, she ends up hurting her best friend and herself. Read full book review >

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CHANGING LIGHT by Nora Gallagher
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 13, 2007

"Still, a vivid, thoughtful book that earns the reader's attention and respect. And the story of Los Alamos cannot be told too often."
Three hopeful souls from different worlds hesitantly confront their destinies in Californian Gallagher's earnest, carefully patterned debut. Read full book review >

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HUBBERT AND LIL by Gallagher Gray
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 29, 1991

"First in what has the look of being a stilted, amateurish series."
The forced-humor debut of T.S. Hubbert, a newly retired personnel director, and his octogenarian, quaintly bizarre Auntie Lil—the two of whom, archly analyzing the clues, unravel the murders connected with the stodgy, genteelly posh private bank Sterling & Sterling. Read full book review >

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RED, RED ROBIN by Stephen Gallagher
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 1995

"A satisfyingly twisty suspenser with a truly menacing villain. (Literary Guild/Mystery Guild alternate selections)"
Picking the wrong photo from an escort service's book sends Philadelphia ad exec Ruth Lasseter careening into a nightmare of murder and obsession. Read full book review >

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AT THE OWL WOMAN SALOON by Tess Gallagher
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 12, 1997

"A worthwhile collection, then, with a few failed tales, focusing on the simple patterns and complex relationships of everyday life."
A solid, if sometimes conventional, second collection (after The Lover of Horses, 1986) by poet Gallagher. Read full book review >