Search Results: "Ethan Brown"


BOOK REVIEW

BROWN by Richard Rodriguez
NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 2002

"Elegant, controversial, and altogether memorable."
A poetic, often contrarian meditation on race in modern America. Read full book review >

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BROWN by James Polster
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 1995

"Good fun, if ultimately shallow."
A rollicking, at times extremely funny, tall tale disguised as a detective novel, careening with Hunter Thompsonesque panache through the restaurants, bars, and haunts of the corrupt rich in San Francisco, that classic mystery milieu. Read full book review >

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ETHAN ALLEN by Willard Sterne Randall
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 13, 2011

"Colorful, well-written and nuanced."
Randall (History/Champlain Coll.; Alexander Hamilton: A Life, 2003, etc.) delves beneath the myth to fashion the definitive biography of the frontier hero and founder of Vermont. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 1, 2007

"A powerful case poorly argued."
Trading reduced sentences to drug criminals for information has utterly corrupted the American justice system, argues Brown (Queens Reigns Supreme: Fat Cat, 50 Cent, and the Rise of the Hip-Hop Hustler, 2005). Read full book review >

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MURDER IN THE BAYOU by Ethan Brown
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 13, 2016

"Compulsively readable true crime provoking questions about policing, poverty, and the ritualized brutality of the rural South."
Grisly account of unsolved murders in a small Louisiana town. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"A grim murder-suicide story delivered with skill and verve."
Journalist Brown (Snitch: Informants, Cooperators, and the Corruption of Justice, 2007, etc.) tries his hand at true crime. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 6, 2005

"Imperfectly executed secret history of the hustlers and blood feuds that continue to inform gangster rap."
Bloody chronicle of the '80s-era cocaine hustlers of southeast Queens and their influence on the rap music industry. Read full book review >

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Waiting for Ethan by Diane Barnes
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 15, 2015

"Fans of romantic beach reads will find that this book's charismatic heroine makes it an engrossing page-turner.
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Almost 20 years after a psychic predicted she would marry a man named Ethan, a woman ready to give up on love meets the man of her dreams in Barnes' debut novel. Read full book review >

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ETHAN MARCUS STANDS UP by Michele Weber Hurwitz
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 29, 2017

"Terrific ideas imperfectly executed. (Fiction. 9-12)"
High-energy seventh-grader Ethan Marcus campaigns to be allowed to stand up in school. Read full book review >

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ETHAN BETWEEN US by Anna Myers
FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1998

"Readers will only wish the discussion, curtailed abruptly when Ethan heroically attempts to save a retarded girl in a fire, could have been brought to a more prosaic, less explosive, ending. (Fiction. 12-14)"
Myers (The Keeping Room, 1997, etc.) returns to the red-dirt section of Oklahoma, exploring the line between inspiration and madness. Read full book review >

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Ethan The Raindrop by Sean Patrick Guidera
Released: Nov. 25, 2015

"A contemplative text with vibrant illustrations that should appeal to young readers facing significant changes, such as starting a new school."
A fearful drop of water makes a momentous discovery in this rhyming debut picture book from a poet. Read full book review >

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POETRY
Released: Oct. 30, 1993

"Sweet wondrous life to live' seems—well, sweet, it's also piquantly ironic in light of the struggles awaiting these promising, much-beloved children. (Poetry. 5+)"
Enchanting period photos of young African-Americans, which Myers collected from "dusty bins in antique shops, flea markets, auction houses, and museum collections." Read full book review >