Search Results: "Danny Peary"


BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 7, 2012

"A loving appreciation of a rare commodity: an extraordinary athlete who was an even better man."
A neglected baseball great receives his due in this comprehensive biography. Read full book review >

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MAKE ROOM FOR DANNY by Danny Thomas
Released: Jan. 10, 1990

Stand-up storyteller Thomas tells his own story, which is highly sweetened and seldom tart. Read full book review >

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Released: March 27, 1989

Here, Sugerman (coauthor with Jerry Hopkins of No One Here Gets Out Alive, 1980) reconstructs his glamorous and desperate life—shadowed, inspired, and nearly doomed by his friendship with rock-star Jim Morrisen, leader of the Doors. Read full book review >

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THE MONSTERS OF GRAMERCY PARK by Danny Leigh
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 5, 2005

"A powerful, gloom-shadowed morality tale."
A frustrated novelist looks to the real world for inspiration and gets more reality than she bargained for. Read full book review >

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BORN IN RAINDROPS by Danny Callahan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 5, 2016

"The many snappy, animated lines bolster this discordant, wandering collection."
More than 300 pages, Callahan's debut poetry collection is chock-full of well-known and obscure figures from pop culture, mythology, and history. Read full book review >

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Released: June 25, 2007

"A delectable pleasure for Met devotees."
An entertaining peek behind the curtains—and the security cameras, and the interpretive signage, and the archival cases and winding basements—of Manhattan's famed house of culture. Read full book review >

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THE BOY AT THE GATE by Danny Ellis
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 3, 2013

"Heartbreak at its most bittersweet."
An Irish singer/songwriter's powerful debut memoir about growing up at the notorious Artane Industrial School for orphaned and abandoned boys in Dublin. Read full book review >

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OUT OF ARKLOW by Danny O'Neill
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 28, 2014

"An engrossing, detailed read about a working life at sea."
Debut memoirist O'Neill went off to sea, did not look back and has a footlocker full of tales to tell. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 15, 1991

"A mercifully brief kitsch hodgepodge, with 16 pages of color and b&w photographs of Rose and his pals Pied-Pipering away."
In his biography of Jim Morrison (No One Here Gets Out Alive) and his own autobiography (Wonderland Avenue), Sugerman has previously waxed poetic about roads of excess leading to palaces of rock 'n'roll wisdom. Read full book review >

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THE FACULTY CLUB by Danny Tobey
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 2010

"A novel as callow as its protagonist."
In this debut novel, a small-town Texas kid starting out at a high-powered Ivy League law school is seduced and then threatened by members of a secret underground society. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 2, 2009

"Great fun, especially for anyone facing the Big 3-0."
A British writer and broadcaster turns the familiar angst of approaching age 30 into a diverting adventure. Read full book review >