Search Results: "Dave Hickey"


BOOK REVIEW

25 WOMEN by Dave Hickey
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 28, 2016

"Some readers will find cause for disagreement, but these fun-to-read essays delight, intrigue, and, most of all, educate."
Idiosyncratic assessments of contemporary women painters, sculptors, and installation and performance artists by an enfant terrible of art criticism.Read full book review >

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PERFECT WAVE by Dave Hickey
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Nov. 3, 2017

"Hickey's description of a 'real book,' an essay collection by Terry Castle, fits his own distinctive book to a T: 'piece by piece, everything falls sweetly into place.'"
Diverse essays from the iconoclastic art critic. Read full book review >

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ISABELLE’S BOYFRIEND by Caroline Hickey
FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"Although the present-tense narration carries a generally unsurprising and flat plot, Taryn's quirky relationships with her divorced mother and Lila add depth and honesty, which keeps this tale from being totally predictable. (Fiction. YA)"
When Taryn meets John Epplin, aka Epp, she knows she has found her first boyfriend. Read full book review >

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CASSIE WAS HERE by Caroline Hickey
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2007

"Readers will want to find out what happens to the imaginary Joey and the very human Cassie in this engaging exploration of friendship. (Fiction. 9-12)"
A lonely pre-teen relies on an imaginary friend to fill the empty hours. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 25, 2000

"Hickey's text is clear and concise but falls short of a definitive history of the Korean War—too much is left out to justify the title."
A British officer's history of the events of "The Forgotten War" in Korea. Read full book review >

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NIGHT OF THE LIVING WORMS by Dave Coverly
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 20, 2015

"It's a little labored, but poop jokes never get old, right? (Graphic/fiction hybrid. 7-9)"
Early Bird's underachieving little brother finally gets a taste of worm in this daft series opener. Read full book review >

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BABY LOVES COLORS by Dave Aikins
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 29, 2013

"While neither this book nor the series as a whole is particularly 'sassy' in attitude, it is simple and direct enough to catch the eyes of the very, very young. (Board book. 3-18 mos.)"
A baby's introduction to red, green, yellow, orange and blue from Sassy, a well-known manufacturer of baby toys. Read full book review >

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ODDREY by Dave Whamond
by Dave Whamond, illustrated by Dave Whamond
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2012

"So bighearted and good-spirited, it is a shame that the climax fails at liftoff. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Little Oddrey the charming oddball makes good when her classmates seize up like overheated cylinders during the school play. Read full book review >