Search Results: "Larry Hancock"


BOOK REVIEW

SHADOW WARFARE by Larry Hancock
NON-FICTION
Released: March 18, 2014

"Readers who care about the intentions of the Founders and the niceties of human rights will come away depressed by this grim yet trenchant portrait of American imperial reach—and overreach."
Congress declares war, right? Constitutionally, yes—but, as intelligence analysts Hancock and Wexler (The Awful Grace of God: Religious Terrorism, White Supremacy, and the Unsolved Murder of Martin Luther King, Jr., 2012) write, there's a reason it doesn't. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 10, 2012

"A timely study, not only because of ongoing Islamic terror threats, but also because of more homegrown activities like the attempt on Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords last year."
Wexler and Hancock (Nexus: The CIA and Political Assassination, 2011, etc.) use newly available documentation from the FBI and other sources to present their case for the role of religious terrorism and white supremacists in the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. Read full book review >

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SURPRISE ATTACK by Larry Hancock
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 8, 2015

"A timely, pertinent study emphasizing the fact that when it comes to military or terrorist attacks, 'there are always warnings.'"
A valuable examination of U.S. national security crises past and present. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 1992

"Not as much fun as might be hoped as Hancock digs through literary and bibical texts while convincing himself that the Ark exists. (Sixteen pp. of b&w photographs—not seen.)"
English journalist Hancock retells the circumstances and thoughts that led to his discovery that the Lost Ark of the Covenant really exists. Read full book review >

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MY YEAR WITH ELEANOR by Noelle Hancock
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 7, 2011

"Inspired, white-knuckled fun from start to finish."
A charmingly candid memoir of the year a young journalist spent conquering her deepest fears. Read full book review >

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MAGICIANS OF THE GODS by Graham Hancock
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 10, 2015

"For the Art Bell addict in the audience. Risible and sure to sell."
Asteroids melted the poles! Baalbek was erected by "ancient and unknowable minds"! Everything we know is wrong! Read full book review >

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MISS CARTER'S WAR by Sheila Hancock
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 14, 2015

"Hancock herself, an actress who's written memoirs (Just Me, 2008, etc.)—proves that old age is not a time to languish, having published her first novel at age 81."
Marguerite Carter never found life easy. She lost her parents as a child and worked for the French Resistance during World War II before coming to England with a desire to make the world a better place. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 1995

"A fancy piece of historical sleuthing—breathless, but intriguing and entertaining and sturdy enough to give a long pause for thought. (b&w illustrations, not seen) (author tour)"
Poking about through an assortment of grand earthly mysteries, Hancock (The Sign and the Seal, 1992) cobbles together a fascinating theory that proposes a lost civilization lying behind the conundrums. Read full book review >

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ASPHALT by Carl Hancock Rux
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: May 18, 2004

"Through a patchwork of influences ranging from hip to hip-hop, gothic to post-apocalyptic, the author struggles to find his own voice and vision but ultimately sinks into incoherence."
Playwright Rux's first novel, a somber mood piece about two people who connect through music that raises them high above past traumas and present mayhem. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 4, 2008

"Expressive and thoroughly entertaining."
Humorously irreverent look at life as the eldest daughter of a Southern Baptist preacher whose philosophy, he once told her, "rests largely on the principle that all God's glorious, perfect children are also dumb as dirt." Read full book review >

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UNDERWORLD by Jane Price
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2014

"Sheds plenty of light into dark places, but best for flip-through browsing, as the tunneling goes in arbitrary directions. (index) (Nonfiction. 10-13)"
A scattershot but revealing dig beneath our planet's surface, illustrated with a mix of photos and schematic cutaways. Read full book review >