Search Results: "Charles T. Williams"


BOOK REVIEW

THE PHAETON CONTINUUM by Charles T.  Williams
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: March 12, 2007

"An extraordinarily creative yarn."
Hard-boiled intrigue and dense religious satire make for an intriguing and memorable read. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 3, 1995

"Lord Williams's understanding of France, his sensitivity, and his experience of politics combine to make this a memorable achievement."
Perhaps the best one-volume biography of de Gaulle, by the deputy leader of the opposition in the British House of Lords. Read full book review >

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THE OLYMPIAN by Craig T. Williams
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 25, 2010

"Engaging, if not quite on the medal stand."
Williams debut novel fictionalizes the story of black American athletic pioneer John Baxter Taylor. Read full book review >

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UNIT 400 by T. L. Williams
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 30, 2013

"A worthy follow-up espionage tale."
Ex-Navy SEAL Logan Alexander returns in the sequel to Williams' 2012 novel Cooper's Revenge. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 4, 1994

"Overall, as injudicious in its use of evidence and as extreme in its rhetoric as were the thinkers it pummels."
From Rubin (Political Science/Duquesne), a stinging, often overblown reevaluation of the environmental movement's seminal thinkers. Read full book review >

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THE BOOK OF FAIRIES by Rose Williams
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 1997

"Booktalk this one—an unusually small typeface may put off children drawn to the subject. (notes) (Folklore. 9-12) (Book-of-the-Month Club selection)"
In her first book, Williams has gathered from around the world eight tales about fairies, those sprites of woodland, field, hill, and stream who have served as guides and mentors to humans regarding questions of proper behavior and natural harmonies. Read full book review >

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CHARLES TAYLOR

Reliant as they were on call girls, cars, corpses, and Kris Kristofferson, the B-movies of the 1970s may not qualify as high art, according to cultural critic Charles Taylor, but at least they took American audiences seriously.

“For me, the staying power of these movies has to do with the way they stand in opposition to the current juvenile state ...


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YOUR BEST BETS FOR FASCINATING SF/F/H READS IN JULY
by John DeNardo

Summer reading season is in full swing, and if you'd like to join the beach party, there's plenty of entertainment to be found in the pages of science fiction, fantasy, and horror books. July's cream of the crop includes stories about a robot hitman, a dark and previously unseen perspective on Peter Pan, a woman with supernatural ...


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