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 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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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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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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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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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: 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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OUR PARIS by Edmund White
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 6, 1995

White and Sorin's Paris isn't exactly like yours or mine: High-fashion designer Azzedine Alaãa lives next door, Julian Schnabel is their host for dinner, and White has the enviable opportunity to introduce another Julian (Barnes) to Tina Turner. ``I haven't read Flaubert's Parrot yet, but I have it on my bedside table,'' she assures the author. 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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A MEAL IN WINTER by Hubert Mingarelli
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 5, 2016

"The command of tone and voice sustains tension until the very last page of a novel that will long resonate in the reader's conscience."
A simple Holocaust story presents a complex moral equation. Read full book review >

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THE LIFE AND TIMES OF CAPTAIN N. by Douglas Glover
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 22, 1993

"Darkly humorous, simultaneously restless and relentless in its patterning of voices and imagery, this is a close study of individuals trapped by a world in flux: a chaotic view of a new world order from the standpoint of the losers."
The Revolutionary War serves as a seldom-seen but solid foundation for Canadian-born Glover's (The South Will Rise at Noon, 1989, etc.) latest—a foray into some of the conflicting impulses and perspectives swirling through that formative period. Read full book review >

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BAD NEWS OF THE HEART by Douglas Glover
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 29, 2003

"Sad, sexy, and significant."
A dozen stories, culled from collections first published in Canada, that straddle the line between sadness and sadism. Read full book review >