Search Results: "Hubert Sorin"


BOOK REVIEW

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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HUBERT THE PUDGE by Henrik  Drescher
ANIMALS
Released: Nov. 1, 2006

"Good, clean vegetarian fun. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Hubert never expects to grow up: All pudgies are destined for the slaughterhouse before they're a year old. Read full book review >

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HUBERT INVENTS THE WHEEL by Claire Montgomery
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2005

"However, there are enough laughs and action to keep readers reading, and Shelly's cartoon illustrations are an asset. (Fiction. 9-12)"
Fifteen-year-old Mesopotamian Hubert will never be the Hauler his father hopes he will. Read full book review >

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HUBERT HORATIO BARTLE BOBTON-TRENT by Lauren Child
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2005

"If Hubert lacks the verve of a Clarice Bean, this is still a sweetly offbeat tale whose heart is in exactly the right place. (Picture book. 5-8)"
When the "frightfully, frightfully rich" Bobton-Trents get bored with their set and decide they need to meet someone new, they have a child, the absurdly precocious Hubert Horatio. Read full book review >

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Released: Jan. 1, 2013

"Despite moments of personal distaste, Sorin's concise arguments stand as a model of reason."
In this massive philosophical treatise that crosses disciplines with verve and meticulous logic, politics, cognitive science, software engineering and more become threads in a complex examination of mental modeling. 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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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 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 >

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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 >