Search Results: "Clinton Heylin"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: June 1, 2009

"Will not endear Heylin to academics, but does disperse some smoke while fanning the flames of this fiery debate."
The author of Bob Dylan: Behind the Shades (1991) and Bootleg: The Secret History of the Other Recording Industry (1995) concludes that an even more famous bard was both victim and beneficiary of "booklegging" when Shake-speares Sonnets appeared in 1609. Read full book review >

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BOB DYLAN: BEHIND THE SHADES by Clinton Heylin
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 24, 1991

"Exhaustively researched and eminently readable: an indispensable book for those interested in Dylan, popular music, or the fate of American icons."
From longtime Dylan scholar Heylin, a meticulously detailed and engrossing account of the musician's work and life from 1961 to the present. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 1995

"As a business writer Heylin makes a good Bob Dylan fan."
A ramshackle history that defends the dissemination of unauthorized rock records. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 13, 2013

"Heylin's attempt to deromanticize an icon is admirable, but the finished product comes across as sullen and lackluster."
A new biography of The Boss and his incendiary band. Read full book review >

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IT'S YOUR WORLD by Chelsea Clinton
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 15, 2015

"Another voice in the chorus of calls to action—earnest and on target but more likely to be bought than read. (map, charts, infographics, index) (Nonfiction. 10-13)"
From an activist who sent a protest letter to President Ronald Reagan when she was 5, a tally of urgent worldwide concerns and issues, with pointed calls to get the lead out. Read full book review >

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THE EYES OF VAN GOGH by Cathryn Clinton
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: July 1, 2007

"Unlikely to be popular among teens. (Fiction. YA)"
Hypersensitive, melancholy Jude (as in, "Hey, Jude," her favorite song) is at her ninth new school in 13 years as a result of her mother's wanderlust and bad luck with boyfriends. Read full book review >

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SIMEON’S FIRE by Cathryn Clinton
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2005

"Still, overall, it's a story animal lovers will enjoy. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Clinton's latest, a slim volume aimed at a younger readership than her previous works, examines the question: What if you're afraid to tell the truth? Read full book review >

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THE EDGE OF JUSTICE by Clinton McKinzie
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 4, 2002

"Deep-dyed villains borrowed from 19th-century melodrama undercut what might have been a promising first effort."
More valleys than peaks in a debut thriller featuring a mountain-climbing cop. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2000

"Its subject matter is an important and often neglected part of American history. (Nonfiction. 10-14)"
Clinton (I, Too, Sing America: Three Centuries of African American Poetry, 1998, etc.) tells the history of black soldiers who fought for their country and struggled for equality in the armies in which they fought. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY
Released: Nov. 1, 1993

"Index; large bibliography; several dozen b&w illustrations, mostly contemporary photos. (Nonfiction. 11-15)"
In a follow-up to Undying Glory: The Story of the Massachusetts 54th Regiment (1991), Cox celebrates the essential role played by the 9th and 10th US Cavalry in the Indian Wars. Read full book review >

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WHAT THE L? by Kate Clinton
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 1, 2005

"Veers wildly among topics, but covers recent political history and gay rights issues with rapid-fire, sometimes blessedly cathartic humor."
Lesbian comic Clinton (Don't Get Me Started, 1998, etc.) riffs on everything from SpongeBob SquarePants to the Supreme Court in this ultra-wry collection of columns and short essays. Read full book review >