Search Results: "Drew Magary"


BOOK REVIEW

THE POSTMORTAL by Drew Magary
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 30, 2011

"Magary has created a smartly realized vision of a planet that's hit the skids, but it could use more interesting residents."
One man blogs civilization's slow, terrifying decline after a cure for aging is discovered. Read full book review >

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THE HIKE by Drew Magary
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 2, 2016

"An eerie odyssey that would be right at home in the pages of the pulpy Warren comics."
The second, equally creepy novel from Deadspin columnist Magary (Someone Could Get Hurt, 2013, etc.). Read full book review >

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SOMEONE COULD GET HURT by Drew Magary
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 2, 2013

"An outspoken dad's brassy, wise and painfully honest view from the top of the family tree."
The pride and pitfalls of contemporary fatherhood. Read full book review >

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HOLLYWOOD IS MAKING YOUR FAVORITE FANTASY BOOKS INTO TV SHOWS AND MOVIES
by John DeNardo

Although most diehard readers prefer books over movies, they greet news of TV and film adaptations of the books they love with some amount of trepidation. That's an understandably cautious reaction; Hollywood has butchered more than a few adaptations. But there is also lots to be hopeful about. You get to re-experience the story you loved and others will ...


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BOOK REVIEW

THE CREEPY CASE FILES OF MARGO MALOO by Drew Weing
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 13, 2016

"A tough, ambitious, and courageous heroine is always welcome, and Margo and Charles are an odd couple kids will enjoy rooting for. (Graphic fantasy. 8-12)"
In the grand tradition of childhood adventures executed free from adult interference, this graphic novel takes readers on escapades involving two young monster hunters and the ghosts, goblins, and other wicked beasties lurking in the underbelly of their city. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

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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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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I, MAMMAL by Liam Drew
Released: Jan. 16, 2018

"A solid and demanding account, one best read after some grounding in current evolutionary and biological theories."
A tale of scrotality and other pressing mammalian concerns. Read full book review >

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CROSSING THE EXPENDABLE LANDSCAPE by Bettina Drew
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 1998

"A solid, well-argued, and sometimes radical plea for a better-built environment."
Social criticism meets travelogue in an uncomplimentary tour of the American metropolis. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SHADOW MAN by Alan Drew
Released: May 23, 2017

"An unusually deft blending of styles, Drew's engrossing novel works equally well as psychological study and cop thriller, literary novel and genre piece."
Ben Wade, a former LAPD detective now working homicide in the southern Orange County town of Rancho Santa Elena, is forced to confront his own dark past in investigating a series of killings. Read full book review >