Search Results: "Gustav Dejert"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 4, 2008

"A worthwhile call to action for those determined to reach out to other religions."
Niebuhr (Religion/Syracuse Univ.) briefly explores interfaith relations in the United States and finds the glass half full. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A GYPSY GOOD TIME by Gustav Hasford
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 1992

"Certainly not here, in this classically awful, unintentionally hilarious, hard-boiled rotten egg."
Dowdy Lewis, Jr., half owner of a Hollywood bookstore specializing in the Old West, is an alcoholic and self-pitying Vietnam vet, and has the misfortune to fall for a dish named Yvonna Lablaine, who works for a cheapo movie producer named Bird Cameron. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

From Hell to Heaven, One Man's Journey by Daffy Gustav
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 2, 2015

"Poems about pain and eventual recovery that may fail to evoke much sympathy."
Gustav chronicles a bitter divorce and eventual spiritual awakening in this debut poetry collection. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LINCOLN'S BISHOP by Gustav Niebuhr
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 1, 2014

"A pleasant surprise for the average history buff."
Enlightening tale of Abraham Lincoln's other war. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE SHORT-TIMERS by Gustav Hasford
Released: Jan. 3, 1978

"A terse spitball of a book, fine and real and terrifying, that marks a real advance in Vietnam war literature."
The Vietnam War is starting to deliver: Herr's non-fictional Dispatches found the peculiar character of writing that this creepy conflict seems to require—and Hasford, in a first, autobiographical novel, husks it right down to the kernel. Read full book review >