Search Results: "Gabriel David"


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THE IMMORTALISTS by Gabriel David
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 7, 2011

"David's compelling debut successfully incorporates pop culture, profanity and religion into a resonant exploration of existence."
An unapologetic, perverse, yet spiritual first novel that follows one man's mistakes and triumphs when he learns that he can live forever. Read full book review >

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DAVID OWEN
by Alex Layman

The American West has long been a place of myth and wonder, of dramatic canyons, mesas, and mountain ranges. These dramatic landscapes have wooed Americans for centuries, and The New Yorker’s David Owen isn’t immune to its siren song. Though Owen has lived in Connecticut for most of his adult life, he spent the summers of his youth in ...


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DAVID SAMUEL LEVINSON
by James McDonald

“I'm just furious,” David Samuel Levinson says, agitation lending his voice both energy and an edge. “I'm furious that we have to talk about this in 2017.” It was less than a month into the new administration when we discussed his novel, Tell Me How This Ends Well, and the dangerous implications for minority groups of ...


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LOVE YA
by Bobbi Dumas

Hi friends!

I don’t read a lot of Young Adult/New Adult books, but I’ve become a fan of Huntley Fitzpatrick.

I think I’ve read all of her books now (and hope a new one is coming out soon!).

I just finished What I Thought Was True, and I invite you all to read it!

Sometimes, with YA, I feel ...


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MAKING PEACE WITH THE MUSLIMS by David Gabriel
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 1, 2002

"Taking an outsider's view throughout but, still, a fascinating look into a world that remains impossibly foreign and opaque to most Americans."
Seven debut stories, each relating some kind of encounter between Muslims and Westerners. Read full book review >

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DAVID GARROW
by Gregory McNamee

Barack Obama has been portrayed as being many things over his life and political career. Some have thought him flippant, coasting by on charm and glibness. Others have thought him suspect. Admirers and detractors both have found him aloof, though very few have doubted the fact of his formidable intelligence.

And admirers and detractors alike have also found Barack Obama ...


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A READING YEAR: SOMETIMES A CHANGE OF PERSPECTIVE IS USEFUL
by J. Kingston Pierce

Last December, after posting my “favorite crime novels of 2015” list, I put together a rather different assessment of the year’s new offerings in this genre. Rather than confine myself to picking 10 books (all released in the United States) that I judged to have been particularly well-written and memorable—a traditional and potentially valuable, but admittedly limiting exercise—I expanded my ...


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THE TWO TIMS by David Elliott
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 24, 2016

"An oft-told learning journey that all friend groups must navigate; this simple telling may resonate in ways others do not. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Two kids, each named Tim, are best friends. Read full book review >

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GOLDBERG: VARIATIONS by Gabriel Josipovici
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2007

"Heady stuff, for readers who like to read writers writing about writers who write about writing."
A philosophical jigsaw puzzle of a novel dares the reader to discover how the pieces fit together. Read full book review >

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LITTLE WARRIOR BROTHER by Gabriel Keith
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 20, 2017

"A poignantly unsentimental rendering of the darkness of war."
A nephew and his uncle recall their experiences as American soldiers in Iraq and Vietnam. Read full book review >

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FLUENT FOREVER by Gabriel Wyner
NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 5, 2014

"A sensible approach that nonetheless requires a substantial commitment of time and energy; as the author well knows, there are no shortcuts to learning anything worthwhile."
The creator of the popular language-learning website Fluent-Forever.com debuts by putting between covers the essentials of the program that he and myriad others have found helpful. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 1999

An intense, and densely written, study of the strategic and diplomatic reasons for the German invasion of Russia in WWII and of why Stalin wasn—t better prepared to defend the country. Read full book review >