Search Results: "Hank Haney"


BOOK REVIEW

THE BIG MISS by Hank Haney
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 27, 2012

"Woods has won big and lost bigger, and not just on the green, and he probably merits a more insightful book—though Haney does provide some good tips for would-be pros."
An insider's look at a champion's rise and fall. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: July 17, 1995

"A minatory vision that will impress the credulous and lovers of superficial, eclectic mysticism."
Emulating Carlos Castaneda, anthropologist Wesselman recounts his spirit journeys 5,000 years into the future, when an ecologically devastated America has been partly colonized by Hawaiians and Eskimos. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 1998

"Endlessly describing how Fogerty and the others —festered along— with recriminations, Bordowitz offers no perspective to keep the narrative momentum from slowing to a crawl in the long post-breakup half of the book. (40 b&w photos, not seen)"
A doggedly researched but plodding, unambitious bio of the fondly remembered late '60s swamp-rock band. Read full book review >

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FALSTAFF'S BIG GAMBLE by Hank Quense
Released: Aug. 4, 2012

"A quirky spin on Shakespeare combined with a funny fantasy/adventure tale."
Quense (Zaftan Entrepreneurs, 2011, etc.) puts classic Shakespeare characters in a fantastical world, with humorous results. Read full book review >

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TINSEL by Hank Stuever
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 12, 2009

"A pleasant but uneven look at Christmas in suburbia."
Washington Post pop-culture writer Stuever (Off Ramp: Adventures and Heartache in the American Elsewhere, 2004) searches for the meaning of Christmas in the Texas heartland. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 2007

"Not as witty or breezy as the title would lead you to believe, but still a solid primer to today's Byzantine music industry."
If you don't like what you're seeing in your record store or hearing on your radio, don't blame the musicians—blame the suits. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 17, 2011

"Useful tool for managers at all levels, and solid insights for everyone else."
A breezy, enjoyable debut that recalls the trials, tribulations and successes of a veteran editor, with advice for others seeking the same career. Read full book review >

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100 REASONS SHAKE-SPEARE WAS THE EARL OF OXFORD by Hank Whittemore
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 27, 2016

"An engrossing and thoughtful literary examination."
A book offers an energetic defense of the Earl of Oxford theory regarding the authorship of the plays of William Shakespeare. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FAIR SHARES FOR ALL by John Haney
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 15, 2008

"Though clotted with Briticisms, this keenly felt memoir will evoke tender impressions of childhood in patient readers."
Poignant, loquacious recollections of growing up in postwar, working-class Britain by Gourmet magazine copy chief Haney. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 12, 1995

"Compelling reading, but because of all the disaster-site details, not for the squeamish. (8 pages b&w photos, not seen)"
For over 20 years, Hebard has devoted much of her time to saving people's lives as part of a human-canine volunteer rescue team. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE OTHER WOMAN by Hank Phillippi Ryan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 4, 2012

"More of everything you read thrillers for—two unrelated stalkers, four unrelated killers (along with diverse non-homicidal malefactors) and enough plot twists for a pretzel factory. Readers who love too much of a good thing will look forward to the promised series from Ryan (Drive Time, 2010, etc.)."
Fired by the TV station that got sued for libel when she refused to reveal a source, a Boston reporter gets thrown into the even more dangerous shark tank of a U.S. Senate campaign. Read full book review >

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SAY NO MORE by Hank Phillippi Ryan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2016

"Ryan shows a greater assurance in handling her multitiered plot through the use of multiple points of view. The device works so well it should become a regular part of her winning format."
Boston's smartest, sexiest investigative couple returns, and, even more so than usual, they find themselves entwined in each other's cases. Read full book review >