Search Results: "Larry Durstin"


BOOK REVIEW

STILL LOOKING by Larry Durstin
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2010

"A wickedly funny send-up of the sexual revolution and its discontents."
Lonely, single men search for love in the 1980s in this hilarious battle narrative from the war between the sexes. Read full book review >

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PEBOAN AND SEEGWUN by Charles Larry
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 20, 1993

"Afterword. (Folklore/Picture book. 6-10)"
An Anishinabe (Ojibwa) riddle/myth about the turning seasons. Read full book review >

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ATTACK OF THE SMART PIES by Larry Gonick
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2005

"Sporting an array of odd forms in the tiny vignettes with which this tale is sprinkled, the New Muses may keep their current fans amused, but they're unlikely to draw many new ones with this offbeat episode. (Fantasy. 9-11)"
A zany premise and an equally off-the-wall plot keep this wandering tale—the first separate outing for characters with a regular gig in MUSE magazine—afloat, but just barely. Read full book review >

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THE CARTOON GUIDE TO CALCULUS by Larry Gonick
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 2012

"This is no idiot's guide to math, but it could be useful as a supplement to a standard course in calculus."
A tour of calculus from the polymath whose illustrated guides have illuminated a wide range of subjects, from genetics and sex to the environment and the universe. Read full book review >

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CONTRARY IMAGINATIONS by Larry Callen
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 26, 1991

Dad left after the divorce ``a bunch of years ago,'' and Alex and his twin siblings haven't seen him since. Read full book review >

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IN BED WITH WALL STREET by Larry Doyle
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 7, 2014

"An important book that could have been much better with improved writing and greater insider sharing by Doyle."
A former Wall Street insider excoriates the current nonsystem of alleged self-regulation and weak government regulation in the finance industry. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 3, 2012

"An easily read compendium of brief inspirational memory pieces—not necessarily literature, but more in the style of a college-application essay or an assignment in an adult creative-writing course."
Writers and other artists candidly report on the private moments that transformed their destinies. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 1, 2001

"Forget the folderol about telling 'the shocking hidden story of the peace process'—for almost nothing about the Vietnam War could come as a shock anymore. Appreciate this story instead as a choreography of the long and delicate peace dance, and all the toes that were stepped on along the way."
A blow-by-blow accounting of the peace negotiations that ended the war in Vietnam, complete with some (hardly earthshaking) recently declassified material. Read full book review >

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SEX, LIES AND POLITICS by Larry Flynt
NON-FICTION
Released: July 1, 2004

"Flynt's rude, but he's got the goods."
From "a smut peddler who cares," a vigorous broadside against American hypocrisy. Read full book review >