Search Results: "Margaret O. Hyde"


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THE VIOLENT MIND by Margaret O. Hyde
NONFICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 1991

"Glossary; notes; sources; bibliography; index. (Nonfiction. 12+)"
The complementary strengths of a social-science writer and a psychiatrist produce a balanced sociological/neuro-biological exploration of violence as a public-health problem. Read full book review >

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HEALTH
Released: Jan. 1, 1994

"Source notes; resources; index. (Nonfiction. 12+)"
Exploring what's been called the ``last acceptable prejudice,'' the authors strive to help readers understand individual differences, noting that some scientists prefer the term ``homosexualities'' to denote varying outlooks and behaviors. Read full book review >

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THE HOMELESS by Margaret O. Hyde
Released: March 1, 1989

Who are the homeless? Read full book review >

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KNOW ABOUT ABUSE by Margaret O. Hyde
Released: Oct. 1, 1992

"Resources; bibliography; glossary; index. (Nonfiction. 10+)"
An author who writes widely on related subjects (Know About Drugs, rev. ed. 1990) comes up with one neat little book: mature in content and outlook but short enough for reluctant readers—a combination of global outlook and specific, usable information. Read full book review >

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Released: Feb. 1, 1997

"A useful list of agencies and extensive notes make this an important resource for students as well as for general readers. (b&w illustrations, not seen, further reading, glossary, index) (Nonfiction. 12+)"
Once again, Hyde and Forsyth (Know About Gays and Lesbians, 1994, etc.) take on an issue of great concern, and distill it into a thorough, understandable, impartial discussion. Read full book review >

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OF THIS NEW WORLD  by Allegra Hyde
Released: Oct. 1, 2016

"Hyde portrays forceful, painful collisions between reality and expectation."
Thirteen stories reveal utopia and what we must give up to get there. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 24, 2010

"An old way of thinking about the ownership of art and ideas smartly revived."
A MacArthur Fellow constructs an elegant argument opposing the modern drive to privatize our common cultural heritage. Read full book review >

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IN THE HEART OF THE CANYON by Elisabeth Hyde
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 20, 2009

"Well-intentioned but flawed ensemble drama."
A neophyte crew of amateur adventurers embarks on a perilous rafting trip through the Grand Canyon. Read full book review >

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A GATHERING OF SAINTS by Christopher Hyde
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 1996

"Well-researched, relentlessly grim, and remarkably evocative of its time and place."
A baroque, delightfully gruesome serial-killer whodunit set in WW II London. Read full book review >

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THE ABORTIONIST’S DAUGHTER by Elisabeth Hyde
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 23, 2006

"Sensational, like the book's title, but not quite on target."
Who killed the opinionated abortion provider? Read full book review >

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CHINA LAKE by Anthony Hyde
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 7, 1992

"Anyone reading to the end is presold on the genre and knows its shortfall."
A long-thought-out espionage tale, about a dense and tangled search into the past that means to reveal something about the dense and tangled nature of man himself. Read full book review >

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THE WILLOW KING by Meelis Friedenthal
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2017

"Erudite and literary."
Estonian writer Friedenthal's novel, winner of the 2013 EU Prize for Literature and his first to be translated into English, chronicles the rainy misadventures of Laurentius Hylas, a scholar in 17th-century Estonia. Read full book review >