Search Results: "Guy Gugliotta"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: April 1, 1989

An admirably thorough and keen investigative report by two Miami Herald reporters about the drag-lord demons of the Medellin (Colombia) Cartel. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 6, 2012

"Impressive research underlies a well-told story that's simultaneously depressing (what a nasty species we are) and inspiring (what a wonderful species we are)."
Partisan bickering, back-stabbing rivalries, xenophobia, character assassination, political moves that would make Machiavelli blush—no, not Washington circa 2011, but the Washington Capitol in the 1850s. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 1993

"The Clinton name, though, may supply enough fuel to shoot this book into a wide readership and 15 minutes of fame. (First printing of 30,000)"
Captivating but flawed crime story attempting to link a crooked Arkansas sheriff, a shady prosecutor, and then-Governor Bill Clinton in a criminal conspiracy. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Oct. 30, 1998

"Davenport is a virtuoso of the literary essay, and here the magic mostly works. (8 pages b&w illustrations, not seen)"
Urbane meditations on the history and meaning of the still life in art and literature. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PYONGYANG by Guy Delisle
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2005

"Brilliant, passionately rendered reportage."
The true story of French animator Delisle's two-month gig in North Korea. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Swarm by Guy Garcia
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 23, 2016

"A white-hot ingot of daring, disciplined storytelling that focuses on a dangerous military project."
A sci-fi thriller explores stolen technology and a hacktivist determined to guide humanity's evolution. Read full book review >

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QUEEN OF SCOTS by John Guy
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 14, 2004

"Guy's account has all the twists and turns of a good thriller—and plenty of horror, too."
A spirited and satisfying life of Mary, the not-so-contrary queen of Scotland, who met her end through the machinations of a bewildering range of enemies. Read full book review >

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The Kindling Muse by Chelsey Guy
Released: Feb. 19, 2013

"A sprightly, impressively plotted mystery steeped in mythological twists."
In this charming teen adventure, a 16-year-old holds center stage for the unfolding of an ancient mystery. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION

"A challenging but illuminating scientific text."
Myhre (Inertia IS Gravity, 2004, etc.) attempts to rewrite physics as we know it in this new treatise.Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 6, 2005

"Witty, thought-provoking, constantly surprising."
The story of language from a multilingual perspective. Read full book review >