Search Results: "David Hage"


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THE GOOD FIGHT by Walter Mondale
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 5, 2010

"An absorbing insider's view of more than 50 years of U.S. history."
Former Vice President Mondale calls upon his five decades of experience in public office to address today's dangerously polarized political process. Read full book review >

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DAVID OWEN
by Alex Layman

The American West has long been a place of myth and wonder, of dramatic canyons, mesas, and mountain ranges. These dramatic landscapes have wooed Americans for centuries, and The New Yorker’s David Owen isn’t immune to its siren song. Though Owen has lived in Connecticut for most of his adult life, he spent the summers of his youth in ...


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DAVID SAMUEL LEVINSON
by James McDonald

“I'm just furious,” David Samuel Levinson says, agitation lending his voice both energy and an edge. “I'm furious that we have to talk about this in 2017.” It was less than a month into the new administration when we discussed his novel, Tell Me How This Ends Well, and the dangerous implications for minority groups of ...


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LOVE YA
by Bobbi Dumas

Hi friends!

I don’t read a lot of Young Adult/New Adult books, but I’ve become a fan of Huntley Fitzpatrick.

I think I’ve read all of her books now (and hope a new one is coming out soon!).

I just finished What I Thought Was True, and I invite you all to read it!

Sometimes, with YA, I feel ...


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DAVID GARROW
by Gregory McNamee

Barack Obama has been portrayed as being many things over his life and political career. Some have thought him flippant, coasting by on charm and glibness. Others have thought him suspect. Admirers and detractors both have found him aloof, though very few have doubted the fact of his formidable intelligence.

And admirers and detractors alike have also found Barack Obama ...


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A READING YEAR: SOMETIMES A CHANGE OF PERSPECTIVE IS USEFUL
by J. Kingston Pierce

Last December, after posting my “favorite crime novels of 2015” list, I put together a rather different assessment of the year’s new offerings in this genre. Rather than confine myself to picking 10 books (all released in the United States) that I judged to have been particularly well-written and memorable—a traditional and potentially valuable, but admittedly limiting exercise—I expanded my ...


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DE NIRO’S GAME by Rawi Hage
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 7, 2007

"Sad and discouraging for anyone holding out hope for that part of the world."
War-wracked Beirut in the days just before the Israeli invasion is the setting for this bitter novel, the author's debut, about the death of friendship and the death of a small nation. Read full book review >

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START YOUR READING YEAR OFF RIGHT WITH JANUARY'S BEST SCIENCE FICTION AND FANTASY BOOKS
by John DeNardo

Another year of reading begins! What better way to start it off than with books that will stretch your imagination? This month's selection of the best science fiction and fantasy reads offers sword and sorcery, eldritch horrors, a richly-imagined forest world, deals with the Devil in the Old West, espionage across parallel worlds, and a 25th Century whodunit ...


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CARNIVAL by Rawi Hage
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 17, 2013

"Hage's characters, while not necessarily larger than life, are certainly weirder than life, and Hage writes about them with humor and affection."
But then, life's a carnival right? Read full book review >

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COCKROACH by Rawi Hage
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2009

"Messy but sophisticated, odd and decidedly interesting."
A disturbed Arab immigrant in Montreal tries to insinuate himself into a strange new world. Read full book review >

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FALLEN ANGEL OF THE HIGHWAY by Gary A. Hage
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 20, 2014

"A fast-paced tale about what happens when a man snaps."
A novella from debut author Hage about a trucker's violent revenge. Read full book review >

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MUSICAL THEATER
by Leila Roy

Later this week, I’m headed to New York to finally, finally see Hamilton.

Which has me more than a little excited.

So, of course, it made me wonder: what’s out there for recent musical theater YA? It seems like something that we’d see a lot of, right? High potential for drama, because backstage shenanigans and close quarters and heightened emotion ...


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