Search Results: "Gael Greene"


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INSATIABLE by Gael Greene
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 2006

"Name-dropping with relish."
An outrageously fun memoir from novelist and longtime New York magazine dining critic Greene that reads more like Who-I-Slept-With rather than What-I-Ate. Read full book review >

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ROMANCING MISS BRONTË by Juliet Gael
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 27, 2010

"A must-read for Brontë aficionados and anyone interested in the lives and concerns of Victorian women."
Novelized biography of Charlotte Brontë, with emphasis on her love life, or lack thereof. Read full book review >

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PRODIGAL SONS by Sheldon Greene
Released: July 13, 2009

"A page-turner with emotional depth."
An Israeli secret agent hunts Nazi war criminals in this rich psychological thriller. Read full book review >

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HE WAS A MIDWESTERN BOY ON HIS OWN by Bob Greene
NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 1991

"Occasionally, his prose steers into the pious or the sentimental (dying children, the lost joys of youth), but for the most part this is a softly philosophical, gently humane, highly entertaining harvesting from one of America's very best columnists."
Another greatly engaging collection of Greene's Chicago Tribune and Esquire columns. Read full book review >

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ALL SUMMER LONG by Bob Greene
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 1993

"Rose-tinted, high-rolling male wish-fulfillment: the answer to every man's mid-life crisis, but terminally tedious as a novel."
A treacly fiction debut from veteran journalist and Chicago Tribune columnist Greene (Hang Time, 1991, etc.): the story of three former high-school chums who decide to take a last summer off together after attending their 25th reunion. Read full book review >

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CURSED by Victoria Greene
Released: March 13, 2012

"Young and old readers can sink their teeth into this one."
In first-time author Greene's paranormal young-adult thriller, Ethan survives a beast's attack only to realize that he's slowly turning into a werewolf. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 13, 2002

"There's always something afoot in these pages, but the atmosphere bespeaks sweet torpor as Greene pursues an infusion of pleasure, a modest slice of history, an honest sense of place."
The story of yet another French country house and its travails in the hands of its new, non-French owners, this time told in a relaxed, un-selfconscious, and observant fashion by poet Greene (American Spirituals, not reviewed). Read full book review >

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DENISE LEVERTOV by Dana Greene
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 30, 2012

"This compelling study deftly blends personal details with consideration of the poet's craft."
A major poet of the 20th century receives her first biography. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 2, 2011

"Timely, accessible and compelling guidance from a veteran health-and-wellness guru."
Bestselling author and life motivator Greene (The Life You Want, 2010, etc.) plumbs the secrets to looking and feeling younger. Read full book review >

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THE QUIET AMERICAN by Graham Greene
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 9, 1956

"It should assure a wider audience than Robert Shaplen's A Forest of Tigers (Knopf) which deals with this theme and this part of the world."
........ is a disquieting examination of a central, contemporary issue, and substitutes political conscience for the spiritual concern of Greene's recent vela but the battleground is still a highly personal terrain- and an individual is the chief casualty. Read full book review >

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BLOODROOT by Amy Greene
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 15, 2010

"Pitch-perfect voices tell a story loaded with lyric suffering and redemption—bound to be a huge hit."
Greene's debut shows three generations of an eastern Tennessee family struggling against abusive men and narrow middle-class values that try to destroy their unusually active spirits. Read full book review >