Search Results: "Hubert Glover"


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Released: Feb. 11, 2013

"A serious business book with a light touch, a clear message and much wisdom."
A CEO-turned-professor's debut business book advocates a leadership style for the social media age. Read full book review >

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THE WORD by Hubert Crouch
MYSTERY THRILLER

"A topical, lively legal thriller.
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Crouch (Cried For No One, 2013) returns to the high-stakes world of Texas civil litigation with the next Jace Forman thriller.Read full book review >

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THE WEIGHT by Hubert Crouch
FICTION & LITERATURE

"A thoughtful and highly readable legal thriller."
A famous Texas trial lawyer becomes a plaintiff in this third installment of a series. Read full book review >

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SYD AND MARCY by Beaird Glover
Released: Dec. 26, 2012

"A compelling, if occasionally awkward, crime novel."
Glover's debut novel delivers an engaging Southern noir tale, in which bad decisions and shocking violence are the norm. Read full book review >

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READY TO BURST by Frankétienne
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 14, 2014

"Frankétienne writes with a savage beauty about politics, art, and the roles of men and women in a turbulent world."
A Haitian novel about friendship, politics and artistic theory. Read full book review >

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ALIEN LANDSCAPES? by Jonathan Glover
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2014

"Of substantial interest to students of psychiatry, ethics and the law alike and especially to those working in areas in which the three overlap."
A searching, humane look at the lives of the mentally ill, whose inner worlds can be alien landscapes indeed. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 4, 2006

"Glover writes fluently and well of Amadeus's many beloveds, as well as of his tangled life in general."
A thoughtful portrait of the famed composer and the less famous women who inspired his work and served as its greatest vehicles. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2000

"An impressive and accessible analysis of 20th-century brutality."
An attempt to formulate a new ethics, based on human psychology, that will account for 20th-century atrocities and offer some realistic hope that they can be avoided in the future. Read full book review >

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INDEPENDENT SPIRIT by Hubert Butler
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Nov. 1, 1996

Posthumous but prescient historical, autobiographical, and literary essays from an Irish writer only now receiving his due. Read full book review >

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ORIGINS by Hubert Reeves
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 1998

"A useful though not especially deep summary of the current state of knowledge in three key areas of science."
A series of interviews with three French-based scientists presents current theories on the origins of the world we see around us, of life itself, and of our own species. Read full book review >

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THE TROUT POND by Hubert Crowell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 25, 2016

"Historical fiction that unsuccessfully tries to tie its grand-scale vision to a small-town focus."
The quiet town of Providence, Kentucky, becomes part of a surge in organized crime in Crowell's (A Few Caves and Cavers of the Southeast, 2016, etc.) historical mystery, based partly on true events. Read full book review >

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THE NUNS OF SANT'AMBROGIO by Hubert Wolf
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 13, 2015

"An eye-opening story of evil in a holy place."
The long-hidden story of the ultimate convent scandal, masterfully retold. Read full book review >