Search Results: "Felder Rushing"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: July 1, 2011

"The author's slow and natural approach should strike a chord with those who are tired of quick-fix alternatives in the backyard."
Achieve gardening nirvana by employing basic principles and a don't-worry-be-happy attitude. Read full book review >

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THE RUSHING by Don Alberts
Released: May 17, 2010

"A scattered, Beat-inspired novel featuring the best-laid schemes of jazz festivals and frenzied fixes gone awry."
Alberts' debutnovel tells a story based on the true journeys of jazz artists and junkies in the 1960s. Read full book review >

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ELEANOR RUSHING by Patty Friedmann
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 1999

"Depressing overall, but curiously affecting: Friedmann writes with a sensitivity that can touch the heart without falling prey to the sentimental. (First printing of 25,000; author tour)"
A lugubrious but moving account of a disturbed young woman's troubled childhood and adolescence, by New Orleans second-novelist Friedmann (The Exact Image of Mother, 1991). Read full book review >

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LIKE THE SUN RUSHING by Jack FitzGerald
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 4, 2008

"Intelligent and juicy, but far too crowded."
A dense and erotic gay debut novel that intimately captures one man's grievances in the wake of an ex-lover's death. Read full book review >

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RUSHING TO PARADISE by J.G. Ballard
Released: May 1, 1995

"Probably Ballard's best and most accessible yet."
Searing, visceral tragicomedy of epic proportions, this novel of a cult leader and her followers on a Pacific island is Ballard's triumphant synthesis of the range of themes that have preoccupied him throughout his career (The Kindness of Women, 1991, etc.). Read full book review >

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Released: Jan. 1, 2007

"A fine read for budding geographers, developers, urban planners and other devotees of the surveyor's art."
A thoughtfully written, handsomely illustrated history of surveying. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 20, 1996

"Reduces a tragedy to what seems a parody of well-intentioned reform."
This earnest polemic suffers from a fatal lack of proportion. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: May 3, 2011

"A little bit redneck and a whole lot of charm."
The bestselling author of Suck Your Stomach In & Put Some Color On! (2008) continues the tradition of generously bestowing her grand ol' insight into all things Southern. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 2007

"A long list of people won't like this book, from George Bush to Gary Busey. Gary Busey? Yes—and that's just one instance of culture clash."
From gyrene to jihadi journalist—it's not the usual American career trajectory. Read full book review >

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SPARKY by M D Hicken
by M D Hicken, illustrated by Clare Rushing
Released: Jan. 16, 2012

"A charming children's book that aims to remind children that they're wonderful exactly as they are."
Hicken's colorful picture book showcases an adorable young dragon who learns that sometimes it's good to be different. Read full book review >

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ANTHEM OF A RELUCTANT PROPHET by Joanne Proulx
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2008

"A debut novel that's sharp, edgy and slightly skewed—all qualities Luke consummately embodies."
Wise-ass narrator Luke Hunter is given to premonitions about death—some true, some false—and eventually has what he might call a spiritual-like epiphany. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 15, 1995

"In the end, the only real monster to be found is the one Rushing and Frentz have so carelessly brought to life. (30 b&w film stills, not seen)"
Iron John goes to Hollywood in this confused and tedious examination of the hunter and the hunted in six modern films: The Manchurian Candidate, The Deer Hunter, Jaws, Blade Runner, and the two Terminators. Read full book review >