Search Results: "Drew Hayden Taylor"


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WHY CASEY HAD TO DIE by L.C. Hayden
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 13, 2006

"Part cozy, part thriller, part scavenger hunt, Bronson's fourth doesn't quite do justice to any of its genres."
A retired Dallas police detective discovers that life on the road isn't all it's cracked up to be. Read full book review >

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RELUCTANTLY by Hayden Carruth
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Aug. 1, 1998

Frank, curmudgeonly wisdom. Read full book review >

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THE TIGER'S CHILD by Torey Hayden
NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 1995

"An effective chronicle of a relationship full of potholes that nonetheless brings both student and teacher further along the road to maturity."
Sheila, the mute, abused six-year-old protagonist of Hayden's bestselling One Child (not reviewed), returns in a fast- paced, real-life narrative that rewards the reader with a happy ending. Read full book review >

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Released: March 31, 1989

Drew's latest collection of New Yorker essays is her fourth devoted to national presidential campaigns, and is every bit as incisive as the first three (American Journal, 1977; Portrait of an Election, 1981; Campaign Journal, 1985) One measuring stick of a good journalist is how well her writing holds up after the fact. Read full book review >

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THE ZAPATISTA READER by Tom Hayden
NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 2001

"In a word: inspirational. In a few more: moody, heartbreaking, revelatory, jubilant."
Some of the New and Old World's finest political writers illuminate the many facets of Mexico's Zapatista revolutionary movement—in a collection assembled by veteran activist and former California state senator Hayden (Irish on the Inside, 2001, etc.). Read full book review >

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THE LONG SIXTIES by Tom Hayden
NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 8, 2009

"With elements of a new Rules for Radicals and knowing takes on such old New Left moments as The Port Huron Statement, Hayden's book could be a worthy foundational document."
The big news, for those who keep track of such things: Tom Hayden, New Left enfant terrible, never dropped acid. Read full book review >

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ON THE EDGE by Elizabeth Drew
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 1994

"Drew's insightful account of an increasingly paralyzed presidency raises questions about the viability of American government that go beyond the fate of the Clinton administration."
Distinguished essayist and ``Meet the Press'' commentator Drew (Election Journal, 1989, etc.), relying heavily on firsthand interviews with senior White House officials, paints a vivid portrait of a presidency in turmoil. Read full book review >

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HELL NO by Tom Hayden
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 31, 2017

"Movement-builders of today will want to take note of Hayden's thoughtful look back."
"Hell, no, we won't go!" Recently deceased politician and one-time radical leader Hayden (Listen Yankee! Why Cuba Matters, 2015, etc.) sounds a cri di antiguerre for the movement that helped halt America's misadventure in Vietnam. Read full book review >

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WALKING WITH PLATO by Gary Hayden
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 12, 2016

"Enthusiastic but lackluster travel writing."
An English journalist's account of his three-month summer walking tour of Great Britain. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 25, 2001

"An electric piece of emotional archaeology and a welcoming back of an ethnic spirit—nonconformist, open, ancient—that anyone could be proud to claim."
A pugnacious autobiographical treatise, in which former California state senator Hayden reclaims his Irish identity. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 15, 2003

"Pox is free of judgment, but the reader can't help but feel that safe sex never seemed a better idea. (Illustrations)"
The Great Pox, commonly known as the clap, is given a clinical but—how could it be otherwise?—morbidly fascinating historical profile by independent scholar Hayden, who proceeds to do some medical detective work in identifying famous people who may have carried the spirochete to their graves. Read full book review >