Search Results: "J.H. Everett"


BOOK REVIEW

RUPERT EVERETT by Rupert Everett
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 2, 2007

"The funny, unromantic side of an actor's life: eternally unfulfilled, vacillating between giggly highs and malicious lows."
The English actor dishes on fame, lack of fame and his peripatetic quest for a film project that isn't a complete disaster. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: July 17, 2012

"Reluctant historians may find Virgil's 'ghostory' appealing. (timeline, maps, resources) (Nonfiction. 8-12)"
History is more haunted than readers may think. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 19, 2011

"A well-researched, readable look at a complex personality in wilderness exploration."
The absorbing story of wilderness explorer Everett Ruess, who has gained a cult-like following since his disappearance in 1934. Read full book review >

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Released: Feb. 5, 2013

"An ambitious novel in which the formalistic chances taken by the author are often stimulating and occasionally exasperating."
Over the course of a prolific career, Everett (Assumption, 2011, etc.) has conditioned readers to expect the unexpected, but this novel is not only his most challenging to date, it sheds fresh light on his previous work. Read full book review >

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C. EVERETT KOOP by Anne Bianchi
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Sept. 15, 1992

"Chronology; bibliography; notes; index. (Nonfiction. 12+)"
What happens to a boy who sneaks into medical operating theaters and then tries techniques he's observed there on rats and rabbits, never losing a patient? Read full book review >

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WHISPERERS by J.H. Brennan
NON-FICTION
Released: June 13, 2013

"Certain hokum for skeptics, but the more open-minded will savor this chillingly convincing testimonial."
Prolific Irish author and lecturer Brennan's (Magic & Mysticism in Tibet, 2010, etc.) lifelong fascination with psychic phenomena fuels this comprehensive analysis of potential supernatural influences on history. Read full book review >

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HISTORY IN THE MAKING by J.H. Elliott
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 30, 2012

"A straightforward, lucid introduction to Elliott's significant body of work."
A notable British historian's memoir about his early attraction to the study of imperial Spain and the changing historical methodology since the 1950s. Read full book review >

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POEMS by J.H. Prynne
Released: Oct. 1, 1999

paper 1-85224-492-5 Poems ($59.95; paper $25.95; Oct. 1; 448 pp.; 1-85224-491-7; paper 1-85224-492-5) is an omnibus gathering from one of Great Britain's most highly acclaimed contemporary poets. Read full book review >

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Epochs of Man: Evacuation by J.H. Lea
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: March 9, 2015

"A well-meaning sci-fi novel that takes an unusual approach to Earth's initial interaction with alien races."
A first-contact story that offers an intriguing new take of the origin of humankind. Read full book review >

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THE GOOD PARTS by J.H. Blair
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2000

THE GOOD PARTSThe Best Erotic Writing in Modern FictionBlair, J.H.—Ed. Read full book review >