Search Results: "Harry Bingham"


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TRANSGRESSIONS by Sallie Bingham
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2002

"Stylistically rooted in the conventional, probing at the transgressive."
Eleven tales in a third collection from veteran small-press author Bingham (Straight Man, 1996, etc.) Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 1, 2011

"More than a meditation on adult athleticism, this is a winning blend of wisdom and motivation."
In a brisk memoir, former Runner's World columnist Bingham (Running for Mortals, 2007, etc.) recounts his transformation from overweight, chain-smoking couch potato to avid runner, cyclist and swimmer. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 30, 1996

"Bingham's is a rare and beautifully written account of hard lives in hard times, and must reading for those interested in the future of the American West. (Author tour)"
An unsettling report on the decline of agriculture in the dry margins of the American West. Read full book review >

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FORMERLY SHARK GIRL by Kelly Bingham
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 14, 2013

"An absorbing, genuine and uplifting tale of a strong girl making difficult decisions. (Fiction/verse. 12 & up)"
This sequel to Shark Girl (2007) chronicles Jane's recovery from her injuries. Read full book review >

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STRAIGHT MAN by Sallie Bingham
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 1996

"Bingham's more characteristic satirical tone would have been welcome in this love story of an uninteresting pair."
A lonely Kentucky college professor and a peripatetic young actress bring out the worst in each other in this lackluster romance by Bingham, author of the much better Matron of Honor (1993) and Small Victories (1992). Read full book review >

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LIGHTNING ON THE SUN by Robert Bingham
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 16, 2000

"As subtle as a blunt-force trauma. Not without flaws, but a work of some promise that, sadly, can never be fulfilled."
The first and last novel by the highly regarded short-story writer (Pure Slaughter Value, 1997) and founder-editor of Open City.Read full book review >

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THE BLUE BOX by Sallie Bingham
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 12, 2014

"A memoir of three generations of women rich in historical detail."
The matrilineal heritage of a successful author. Read full book review >

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SHARK GIRL by Kelly Bingham
FICTION
Released: May 1, 2007

"A promising start for Bingham. (Fiction. YA)"
This debut novel, written primarily in poetry form reminiscent of Sonya Sones's Stop Pretending (1999), follows a 15-year-old girl after she loses her right arm to a shark. Read full book review >

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Released: June 1, 2016

"People like Bingham (b. 1963), who 'missed the party,' may be astonished by aspects of this tumultuous story. Baby boomers will find themselves infuriated once again by vivid accounts of the My Lai massacre, the Kent State and Jackson State shootings, and other tumultuous events."
An engrossing oral history of the youth rebellion of the 1960s. Read full book review >

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SMALL VICTORIES by Sallie Bingham
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 1992

"A shriving family portrait gallery, both compassionate and ruthless."
``There isn't much sap in this family anymore. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 1, 1997

"An interesting, occasionally gossipy look behind Congress's closed doors, but hardly authoritative. (Author tour)"
A workmanlike account of the 103rd Congress, elected in 1992, the Year of the Woman, focusing on four Democratic women: newcomers Senator Patty Murray and Representatives Cynthia McKinney and Louise Slaughter, as well as veteran representative Pat Schroeder. Read full book review >

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MOMMY’S LITTLE STAR by Janet Bingham
ANIMALS
Released: Jan. 1, 2008

"Fits easily on the 'How-much-I-love-you' shelf. (Picture book. 3-7)"
While catching leaves one fall day, Little Fox wonders where the top of the sky is. Read full book review >