Search Results: "Chris Hedges"


BOOK REVIEW

WAGES OF REBELLION by Chris Hedges
NON-FICTION
Released: May 12, 2015

"Like early-20th-century muckraking journalists and, more recently, I.F. Stone, Hedges makes a boisterous, outspoken contribution to revolutionizing the national conversation."
A call for a new American revolution. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 12, 2011

"Best either for serious Hedges fans or read in small doses."
Hectoring collection of Internet jeremiads by the former Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times war correspondent. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 7, 2005

"In the main, uninspired and trite."
A melodramatic, overwritten examination of present-day virtue—or the lack of it. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 18, 2012

"A call for a new American revolution, passionately proclaimed."
An unabashedly polemic, angry manifesto that is certain to open eyes, intensify outrage and incite argument about corporate greed. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

The Body of Chris by Chris Cole
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"A colorful, faith-based memoir of recovery."
In his debut memoir, Cole recounts his struggles with eating disorders, substance abuse, and mental illness. Read full book review >

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MONOGRAPH BY CHRIS WARE by Chris Ware
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 2017

"This collection has a last-word feel to it, offering a delightful summation of a fruitful and very busy last few decades. Fans, of course, will want much more, but this makes a great start."
The noted artist, collector, and visionary offers a personal anthology/memoir, complete with junior high photos and memories of the cul-de-sacs of Omaha. Read full book review >

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THE CHRIS FARLEY SHOW by Tom Farley Jr.
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 6, 2008

"Essential for Farley and SNL fans, and a sterling example of oral biography—well-structured, consistently engaging and simultaneously heartwarming and heartbreaking."
Family, friends and colleagues remember the late Saturday Night Live star. Read full book review >

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COLLIDING WITH CHRIS by Dan Harder
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 1998

"A small dog that appears on the copyright page joyfully keeps pace with Chris to the satisfying conclusion in this small but funny episode. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Harder's first book is aimed at bicyclists, including those still soldiering on with training wheels. Read full book review >

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James Hedges. Discreet Inquiries. Private Investigations. by Michael Adam Leptuch
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 23, 2014

"A detective who's much different from Chandler's Marlowe but equally unforgettable."
A Hollywood private eye's on the case when a shooting puts him in the hospital and a councilman's daughter in the morgue in Leptuch's (Last of the Horse Pistols, 2013, etc.) latest thriller. Read full book review >

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THE HEIGHTS by Peter Hedges
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 4, 2010

"Warm-hearted yet unsentimental, a smooth weave of marital and neighborhood dynamics."
A husband is tempted to cheat, and a happy marriage is threatened in the most successful novel yet from Hedges, best known as the author (and later director) of What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1991). Read full book review >

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WHAT'S EATING GILBERT GRAPE by Peter Hedges
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 1991

"Hedges turns a nice phrase; in fact, all that's lacking here are content and nerve."
An ever-so-gentle coming-of-age story—a saccharine Last Picture Show—that almost smothers the evident talent of its author in an overdose of pop culture. Read full book review >