Search Results: "Hubert Sorin"


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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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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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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 4, 2011

"A provocative, illuminating and inspirational exhortation to 'Ask not why the gods have abandoned you, but why you have abandoned the gods.'"
Two distinguished professors seek mankind's salvation in the ancient Greek gods. 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 >

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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 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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PETER TAYLOR by Hubert H. McAlexander
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 2001

"Of use and interest to students of southern letters and postwar American fiction."
A workmanlike biography of the noted southern writer. Read full book review >

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"Well-crafted with an authentic Southwestern setting, despite missing a compelling central character."
A grave robbing leads to a courtroom battle between two Texas attorneys. Read full book review >