Search Results: "Henry Green"


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BACK by Henry Green
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 4, 2016

"In this quick and engrossing novel, Green reveals that living and loving are more about embracing failures and making frequent recalibrations than striving toward unattainable ideals."
Farcical mystery and a heavy dose of pragmatism enliven and ground British writer Green's 1946 off-kilter romance, reissued with an introduction by Deborah Eisenberg. Read full book review >

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LOVING by Henry Green
Released: Oct. 6, 1949

"Perhaps not for a wide public, but for those who have liked the also recently imported I. Compton-Burnett who bears a very close comparison in method and mood."
The first novel to be published in America by Henry Green who has already established a devotedly enthusiastic following among critics, connoisseurs. Read full book review >

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SURVIVING by Henry Green
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Feb. 1, 1993

"No Green fan will want to be without it. (First serial rights to Antaeus, Conjunctions, Grand Street, Missouri Review, Paris Review, and Story)"
Who knows that it won't be Henry Green (1905-73), not Joyce or Woolf, that history finally will favor as the greatest English prose-extender of the century? Read full book review >

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CAUGHT  by Henry Green
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 4, 2016

"Dense and often funny, this reissue is necessary reading for fans of both Green and modernist fiction."
Green draws on his experience with the Auxiliary Fire Service in this intricate 1943 novel about waiting for and living through the London Blitz. Read full book review >

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Released: May 28, 1993

"Published in England in 1940 but inexplicably unavailable in the US until now: one of the most remarkable and timeless of memoirs—a classic."
Green (Surviving, 1992, etc.) wrote this autobiography—one of the oddest and most beguiling in English—at age 33, in 1938, fully expecting WW II to annihilate him and everyone else in England. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 2, 2009

"A welcome look at the internal workings of the legislative branch—essential for political junkies."
How does Congress work? With utmost difficulty, reveals longtime House member Waxman—but those who hold it in low regard, he adds, "lack a full appreciation for what Congress really does." Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 15, 2013

"May serve as a useful handbook for digital media strategists and marketers, but this dense tome will take a major effort for nonspecialists to fully understand."
A wide-ranging examination of the contemporary media environment as individuals increasingly control their own creation of content. Read full book review >

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HEDGEHOG HOLIDAYS by Ruth Green
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 5, 2017

"Although this book carries the prestigious imprimatur of the Tate Trustees, it won't compete with more creative and original efforts on the same theme."
The prickly friends Herbert and Hilda are inspired by reading a book about the sea to make a trip to the seaside. Read full book review >

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HOW TO MAKE FRIENDS WITH A GHOST by Rebecca Green
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 5, 2017

"A solid guidebook to shelve with similar tomes on caring for monsters, trolls, fairies, dragons, and the like. (Picture book. 5-9)"
Green's picture-book debut is a guidebook that will be useful for anyone lucky enough to meet a ghost. Read full book review >

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LOST BOY by Tim Green
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 3, 2015

"Those who appreciate consistency are the most likely to welcome Green's latest. (Fiction. 10-13)"
Life for Ryder and his mother isn't perfect, but they manage by facing the world together, until a freak accident leaves Ryder alone with a lot of problems. Read full book review >

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KILLER WITHIN by S.E. Green
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 19, 2015

"The twists keep turning right up to the blood-soaked ending in this satisfying thriller. (Thriller. 12-18)"
This sequel to Killer Instinct (2014), about a teenage serial killer, amps up the suspense.Read full book review >