Search Results: "Emily Brady"


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HUMBOLDT by Emily Brady
NON-FICTION
Released: June 18, 2013

"A relaxed yet disturbing look at an alternative lifestyle, its heady profits and its hidden costs."
Straightforward overview of Northern California's "Emerald Triangle," the rural region renowned for producing America's best cannabis. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 1999

"We will live and see.' (30 photos)"
Under no five-year plan, Russia's journey to capitalism is a unique occurrence. Read full book review >

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VENOM by Joan Brady
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 3, 2010

"Brady's protagonist has a sympathetic, distinctive quality, but the other characters and her plotting have a been-there-read-that feel."
Someone badly wants a bee farm—and not to make honey or beeswax. Read full book review >

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LETTING LOOSE THE HOUNDS by Brady Udall
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 1997

"He remains a writer worth watching. (Author tour)"
Eleven polished stories, a few of which have appeared in GQ and Playboy, that insist on their rawness and grit but seem to involve lots of writing-school posturing about cowboy life out in Utah, Texas, and Arizona. Read full book review >

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THE LONELY POLYGAMIST by Brady Udall
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 3, 2010

"Fans of the HBO series Big Love will be pleased to see an alternate take on the multi-household problem, and lovers of good writing will find this a pleasure, period."
Unhappy families are different, quoth Leo Tolstoy—even when they're headed by the same patriarch, the situation from which Udall's (The Miracle Life of Edgar Mint, 2001, etc.) latest unfolds. Read full book review >

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DEAD LIFT by Rachel Brady
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 1, 2010

"In spite of its silly confrontation scene, Rachel's second case will give your inner detective a good workout."
A part-time investigator feels betrayed when her boss puts her at the service of the lawyer who defended her husband's killer. Read full book review >

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ALGER HISS by Joan Brady
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 28, 2017

"If you're inclined to disbelieve the official record, Brady's book, less than definitive but more than circumstantial, will confirm your view."
Britain-based American novelist Brady (The Blue Death, 2012, etc.) offers an unusual perspective on Alger Hiss (1904-1996), the aristocrat reduced to traveling salesman. Read full book review >

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THE GOOD LIFE by John Brady
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 17, 1995

"An unwavering air of menace accompanies a brilliant depiction of the city's slatternly underside—its foul smells, foul language, mean streets, and desperate lives overshadowing the twists and turns of plot—all of it riveting to the last page."
The fifth in Brady's superb police procedural series, Irish- style, finds Dublin's Murder Squad—sparked by Inspector Matt Minogue (All Souls, 1993, etc.)—grappling with the killing of ex- prostitute Mary Mullen. Read full book review >

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Released: April 20, 1989

A Wellesian's delight, the monumental life (630+ pages) that Welles deserves, written with polish, brilliance, deep warmth, and love. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 1, 2011

"Informed, thorough, sympathetic and surpassingly sad."
The teenage prodigy, the eccentric champion, the irascible anti-Semite, the genius, the pathetic paranoid—these and other Bobby Fischers strut and fret their hour upon celebrity's stage. Read full book review >

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FINAL APPROACH by Rachel Brady
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 2009

"Brady's debut is weighed down with technical information about skydiving. For buffs, it's a must; the less committed might want to sit this jump out."
A skydiver gets roped into p.i. work when clues in a kidnapping point to a fellow diver. Read full book review >