Search Results: "Gil Mulley"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: June 29, 2011

"An observant, inclusive and empathetic worldview that's practicable, too, although Mulley admits its fulfillment would be a giant leap for mankind."
Mulley conveys his species-wide vision of life living on a more stable and peaceful planet. Read full book review >

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GIL MARSH by A.C.E. Bauer
Released: Feb. 28, 2012

"What's ultimately lacking, though, is a compelling link between myth and contemporary tale. (French glossary, author's note) (Fiction. 12 & up)"
Smart, handsome, athletic Gil Marsh, 17, hero of this contemporary take on the Gilgamesh epic (and first literary bromance) thinks he has no competition. Then hirsute Enko Labette shows up at Uruk High. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 7, 2012

"A loving appreciation of a rare commodity: an extraordinary athlete who was an even better man."
A neglected baseball great receives his due in this comprehensive biography. Read full book review >

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GIL SCOTT-HERON by Marcus Baram
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 11, 2014

"Controversial and enigmatic, the tragic trajectory of Scott-Heron's life and career is expertly examined in this testament to one of the last great radical artists."
The first full-length biography of the legendary poet/musician famous for his socially conscious lyrics. Read full book review >

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THE SPY WHO LOVED by Clare Mulley
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 11, 2013

"A worthwhile biography of an unsung heroine of World War II, but its subject remains elusive."
Mulley (The Woman Who Saved the Children: A Biography of Eglantyne Jebb, 2010) delivers a biography of the first woman to serve as a field operative for British intelligence during World War II. Read full book review >

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PROTECT HERO by Gil Ortega
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 2, 2014

"A worthwhile thriller, primarily for fans of military action."
In Ortega's debut thriller, a U.S. Navy SEAL commander finds his personal life shattered by a kidnapping. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 1, 2008

"Fans of Millard Fillmore, that noted moderate, won't find much new in these pages, but those sick to death of extremist rhetoric should be assured by the author's conclusions."
Moderate does not equal namby-pamby, and extremism is not an American norm; instead, the founders "celebrated modesty, balance, self-denial, and rationality," none of which seem abundant in politics today. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 21, 2005

"Inventiveness of personal responsibility is not Reavill's strong suit, but his concern for our visual and aural everyday has merit. Sex, as he states, should be the glittering sand on the beach, not the stuff kicked in our faces by thugs."
The author waves a yellow flag of warning at smut's bullying ubiquity in American popular culture, from the compromised position of being a cog in its wheel. Read full book review >

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CITY OF GOD by Gil Cuadros
Released: Nov. 1, 1994

"What should have been a moving testament to relationships and life in a time of crisis proves agenda-driven and weak."
A typical debut, rife with self-reference and autobiography, that adds another voice, but nothing new, to the rich tapestry of gay life in America. Read full book review >

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THE AGE OF CLINTON by Gil Troy
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 6, 2015

"Both sympathetic and fair-handed, a solid examination of the 'Adversarial Supercouple' before the slide toward scandal and impeachment."
A contextual reassessment of the Bill Clinton presidency. Read full book review >

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FOUR SCORE AND FOUR by Gil Hahn
NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 16, 2014

"A prodigious, fascinating effort that needs a stronger unifying narrative to make it more readable."
A comprehensive, detailed study of life, the economy, and politics in the United States on the eve of the Civil War. Read full book review >