Search Results: "Georgina Harding"


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THE SPY GAME by Georgina Harding
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2009

"An aching, delicate and affecting interpretation of loss and acceptance."
The mysteries of childhood take on a deeper resonance after a mother's disappearance from Cold War Britain. Read full book review >

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THE GUN ROOM by Georgina Harding
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 15, 2016

"A haunting, subtle inquiry into complex and difficult matters."
A photographer questions his craft and himself. Read full book review >

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PAINTER OF SILENCE by Georgina Harding
Released: Sept. 18, 2012

"Harding has created a memorable portrait in words of an exile from language."
A double portrait, executed in clean lines and strong light, of a daughter of the manor, a mute servant boy and the destruction of their settled life in rural Romania by World War II. Read full book review >

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THE SOLITUDE OF THOMAS CAVE by Georgina Harding
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 20, 2007

"The heavy concluding message slightly spoils an otherwise carefully told tale of reason versus superstition and imminent earthly despoliation."
Mythic account of a man transformed by a year spent alone in the Arctic. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 1, 1998

"While sometimes overly reflective of Anthony's painstaking research, this biography is a fascinating account of one of the most complex of all the political wives of this century. (16 pages b&w photos, not seen)"
A revealing biography with unmistakably powerful contemporary parallels to recent presidential spouses, from Anthony (First Ladies, 2 vols., 1990, 1991). Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"May not hold the attention of the general reader, but provides valuable documentation for presidential scholars."
An Ohio lawyer pores over reams of salacious correspondence to reveal fascinating new information, overlooked by earlier biographers, about Warren G. Harding's long-running romance with a pro-German freethinker. Read full book review >

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WARREN G. HARDING by John Dean
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 7, 2004

"Unlikely to rehabilitate Harding by itself, but a useful view of the long-forgotten leader."
Brief account of a failed, scandal-ridden presidency, seen through the eyes of someone quite familiar with such things. Read full book review >

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THE HARDING SISTERS OF STERLING CITY ROAD AND ME by Carol E. Plimpton
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 23, 2017

"An uneven chronicle reveals the joys and tribulations of New England sisters."
A debut memoir follows a large family in rural Connecticut. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 17, 2007

"The enthusiastic narrative often jumps ahead of Bell's story and then backtracks, but there's never a dull moment in the peerless life of this trailblazing character."
From British journalist Howell, a lively biography of the daring Victorian adventurer, archaeologist and author, an early proponent of Arab self-determination. Read full book review >

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THE PARTY by Robyn Harding
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 6, 2017

"The domestic drama is done well, even if it's nothing new, but the cruelty of adolescence is painted with too broad a brush to be wholly convincing."
An accident at a Sweet 16 party triggers a series of traumatic events that threatens to shatter a family. Read full book review >

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THE MAYOR OF MOGADISHU by Andrew Harding
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 29, 2016

"A beautifully rendered narrative and characterization portrays the soul of a country few Westerners truly understand."
A fluid, sympathetic journalistic foray into the tumultuous history of Somalia as lived by an intriguing impresario and activist. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 2008

"No page-turner, but a solid read about a vitally important and often overlooked aspect of political life."
An engaging account of the Sawyer Miller Group, a political-consulting firm that changed the way campaigns are run around the world. Read full book review >