Search Results: "Michael Daly"


BOOK REVIEW

MICHAEL by Henry Flesh
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2000

"Amen."
Flesh's X-rated debut novel, the Lambda Award-winning Massage (1999), told of life at the bottom of Manhattan's gay subculture. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

UNDER GROUND by Michael Daly
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 1, 1995

"A vivid and satisfying slice-of-life tale from an astute observer: Daly's grasp of the urban milieu of ethnic whites could make him heir to Jimmy Breslin's mantle."
A Big Apple transit cop's unsuspected taste for forbidden fruits brings him grief and self-awareness: an impressive first novel from New York Daily News columnist Daly. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: July 2, 2013

"A fascinating and moving piece of American history and a meditation on the cost of entertainment and human progress."
Daly (The Book of Mychal, 2009) tells the story of the infamous 1903 execution of Topsy, a man-killing circus elephant. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHANGING MICHAEL by Jeff Schilling
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 15, 2014

"Like the main character, not as smart as it thinks it is. (Fiction. 12-16)"
A teen provocateur decides to befriend and help a social outcast. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MICHAEL JORDAN by Robert Lipsyte
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Oct. 30, 1994

"Kids are lucky to have Lipsyte writing on their side. (Biography. 10-14)"
According to New York Times sportswriter Lipsyte (Arnold Schwarzenegger, 1993, etc.), Michael Jordan is a master of timing not just in his game but in his whole involvement with basketball and advertising. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"A worthy tribute to an inexhaustible humanitarian."
New York Daily News columnist Daly (Under Ground, 1995, etc.), a Pulitzer-Prize finalist for his 9/11 coverage, plumbs the life of the beloved former chaplain of the New York City Fire Department. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MICHAEL JORDAN by Roland Lazenby
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 6, 2014

"Studded with insights but unnecessarily long—though, given the continued aura of Jordan, likely to sell well."
An exhaustive—and exhausting—biography of the greatest player in NBA history. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MICHAEL COLLINS by James Mackay
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 15, 1997

"Despite minor shortcomings, this is the best life of Collins now available, published just in time to coincide with Neil Jordan's film Michael Collins, with Liam Neeson in the lead role."
A stirring, comprehensive life of the great Irish patriot. ``If you think you understand what's going on, you're just confused,'' says a graffito current in Belfast. Read full book review >