Search Results: "Guy-Uriel Charles"


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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 3, 2013

"Reveals some of the directions that questions of race and racism will take as we approach post-Obama America."
Contemplating the current state of race in America. Read full book review >

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CHARLES TAYLOR

Reliant as they were on call girls, cars, corpses, and Kris Kristofferson, the B-movies of the 1970s may not qualify as high art, according to cultural critic Charles Taylor, but at least they took American audiences seriously.

“For me, the staying power of these movies has to do with the way they stand in opposition to the current juvenile state ...


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YOUR BEST BETS FOR FASCINATING SF/F/H READS IN JULY
by John DeNardo

Summer reading season is in full swing, and if you'd like to join the beach party, there's plenty of entertainment to be found in the pages of science fiction, fantasy, and horror books. July's cream of the crop includes stories about a robot hitman, a dark and previously unseen perspective on Peter Pan, a woman with supernatural ...


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THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MY BODY by David Guy
Released: Feb. 27, 1990

Steamy sex is the main ingredient of this confessional novel, Guy's fourth, as it was in his second work, The Man Who Loved Dirty Books (1983). Read full book review >

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P.E.A.C.E. by Guy Holmes
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Dec. 1, 2000

"Though the details don't quite hang together as the threads in good thriller should, the story itself certainly moves as swiftly—and as well— as a good thriller should."
An edgy, fast-paced, debut thriller about a day-after-tomorrow police force too good to last. Read full book review >

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A TABLE OF GREEN FIELDS by Guy Davenport
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 27, 1993

"A frustratingly mixed bag."
Davenport's literary intelligence can be stratospheric, and when he aims it high, he's able to make an inimitable sort of constructivist sculpture from it (Tatlin!, recall, was the title of his first collection in 1974): part quotation, part commentary, part reimagination. Read full book review >

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BURMA CHRONICLES by Guy Delisle
Released: Sept. 16, 2008

"Though classified as a graphic novelist, Delisle has claimed territory all his own as a graphic-travel memoirist."
Insightful, illuminating memoir of a year under a totalitarian regime. Read full book review >

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WHAT THE PLUS! by Guy  Kawasaki
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 14, 2012

"A lucid, informal, useful guide from a passionate user."
Blogger and former Apple chief evangelist Kawasaki (Enchantment: The Art of Changing Hearts, Minds, and Actions, 2011, etc.) enthusiastically charts Google's answer to Facebook and Twitter. Read full book review >

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OBSIDIAN SKY by Guy Garcia
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 1994

"A solid story skillfully blending mysticism with historical fact."
The author of Skin Deep (1989) this time takes as his protagonist a bright but annoying Berkeley Ph.D. student who uncovers an anthropological gold mine in the cities and remote countryside of Mexico. Read full book review >

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THE EDUCATION OF A VALUE INVESTOR by Guy Spier
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 9, 2014

"A wide-ranging journey in which money isn't everything, but it sure does seem to help."
Aquamarine Fund founder Spier, widely known for his shared victory in the 2007 auction of a lunch appointment with Warren Buffett, shows how the legendary investor from Omaha became an example, guide and mentor in his own journey to master the secrets of value investing. Read full book review >