Search Results: "Dudley Young"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 1991

"A dazzling exposition, intellectually demanding but lightened by lively prose, that goes far to establish Young as the Joseph Campbell of the Nineties. (Line drawings—not seen.)"
Audacious anthropological speculation by Young (Literature/Univ. of Essex, England), who traces humanity's spiritual practices back to the ancients and beyond in an attempt to ``heal the rift that opened in the Western soul some 400 years ago when science and religion went their separate ways.'' Decrying today's scientism, or ``science as religion,'' Young calls for a return to ``foundations''—the mythological roots of our understanding of the universe. Read full book review >

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A MIGHTY IMAGINATION
by Julie Danielson

Barbara DaCosta and Ed Young aren’t new to collaboration. In 2012, she wrote and he illustrated Nighttime Ninja, her debut picture book. Mighty Moby, on shelves in early August, is their second collaboration, and it came to exist in a way not typical for most picture books, what the author calls “an unusual method” and “backward.”

Evidently, Ed Young ...


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BOOK REVIEW

HANK HAS A DREAM by Rebecca Dudley
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 15, 2014

"Choose this book for the art, as the dream Hank recounts doesn't make for much of a plot. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Little bear Hank dreams away, watched over by his hummingbird friend. Read full book review >

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The Cutting Room by Stewart Dudley
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2014

"A thoughtful exploration of honor, trust and middle-age romance."
In Dudley's debut novel, a film-festival volunteer chauffeurs, advises and connects with a Hollywood star-turned-documentary filmmaker. Read full book review >

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Released: May 5, 2008

"Will attract a niche audience, but few beyond that."
Sometimes touching, sometimes humorous, sometimes windy meditation on how today's elderly live. Read full book review >

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CALEB'S WARS by David L. Dudley
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Oct. 24, 2011

"Provocative and interesting. (Historical fiction. 14 & up)"
In small-town Georgia in 1944, 15-year-old Caleb is surrounded by war. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 1999

"Readers who can navigate the journalistic density of sometimes anecdotal fact and quotation will be rewarded with a richer sense of recent gay history."
Embedded within this heavily detailed chronicle of the American gay rights movement(s) between 1969 and 1992 are openings of bright clarity onto the complex, sometimes self-divided evolution of gay and lesbian activism. Read full book review >

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THE BICYCLE MAN by David L. Dudley
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 17, 2005

"Honest but not especially engaging. (Fiction. 10-12)"
The setting—1927 in a Southern small town—matches the old-fashioned feel of this quiet story of loss and hope. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 23, 1996

"Students of the Information Age will find little new here, but Winograd and Buffa still offer useful points for debate."
When the machines of the information society take over, will the old political machine throw a rod? Read full book review >

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MATRICIDE AT ST. MARTHA'S by Ruth Dudley Edwards
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 16, 1995

"But Edwards, who's obviously put in her time among academic airheads of every stripe, provides an entertaining sideshow of overeducated knaves and fools."
A whopping ú10 million bequest has divided St. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

These Tumultuous Years by Dudley James Podbury
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 18, 2016

"A dazzling war tale; fast-paced, gut-wrenching, and laced with uncertainty."
As World War II threatens to tear his country apart, a young Dutchman sails for America in this debut novel. Read full book review >