Search Results: "Hari Kunzru"


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GODS WITHOUT MEN by Hari Kunzru
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 6, 2012

"Kunzru (My Revolutions, 2007, etc.) just gets better and better. This fourth novel is an astonishing tour de force."
Hopscotching across time, looking quizzically at space, Kunzru's marvelous novel uses diverse cultures (Native American, Catholic, Mormon, Wall Street, hippie UFO believers) to speculate on the nature of reality and religion, magic and mystery. Read full book review >

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MY REVOLUTIONS by Hari Kunzru
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2008

"A considerably more ambitious and searching work than its predecessors."
An idealistic commitment to political and social change resonates throughout three decades in the Anglo-Indian author's vivid third novel. Read full book review >

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TRANSMISSION by Hari Kunzru
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 2004

"An interesting successor to Kunzru's now-famous first novel."
Confusion and carnage on the information superhighway claim reputations, lives, and corporations. Read full book review >

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TWICE UPON A TIME by Hari Kunzru
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 20, 2014

"An aural and visual immersion like no other, showing the dimensions that 'books' can explore onscreen that they can't in print."
A visionary e-book exploring the medium's multimedia possibilities while offering meditations on the sounds of New York and the life and work of the late street composer Moondog. Read full book review >

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THE IMPRESSIONIST by Hari Kunzru
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2002

"Dazzling, nonetheless. Look for The Impressionist among next year's Booker prize nominees."
This already much-touted first novel, a major international commercial success, is its Anglo-Kashmiri author's refreshingly original variation on the traditional theme of a young man's education. Read full book review >

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WHITE TEARS by Hari Kunzru
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 14, 2017

"A well-turned and innovative tale that cannily connects old-time blues and modern-day minstrelsy."
Record collecting turns dangerous in a smart, time-bending tale about cultural appropriation. Read full book review >

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CHASING THE SCREAM by Johann Hari
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 20, 2015

"A compassionate and humane argument to overturn draconian drug policies."
Award-winning journalist Hari's multistrand examination of the war on drugs, spanning 100 years from inception to the present day. Read full book review >

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THE TRANSLATOR by Daoud Hari
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 25, 2008

"A book of unusually humane power and astounding moral clarity: evenhanded but pointing a reproachful finger at all the right targets."
Harrowing but hopeful account of the genocide in Sudan, as told by one of the courageous locals who make it possible for a stubborn cadre of journalists to bring word of the atrocities to the outside world. Read full book review >