Search Results: "Michael Harris"


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HOMO by Michael Harris
YOUNG ADULT
Released: March 1, 2013

"An abbreviated coming-out story for the 21st-century teen. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
Out of the closet and into a relationship. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 7, 2014

"A thoughtful addition to the bookshelf addressing the unintended consequences of a wired world."
A personalized jeremiad against the state of constant distraction in which our benevolent technologies have ensnared us. Read full book review >

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MODERN GRIMMOIRE by Michael Harris Cohen
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: May 11, 2013

"A wily pack of bedside reading for fans of up-and-coming fantasists."
An assembly of international writers assumes the mantle of the Brothers Grimm with contemporary folk and fairy tales. Read full book review >

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IT'S MY LIFE by Michael Harrison
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: April 15, 1998

"Teenagers who doubt their value in their own families will find the satire rejuvenating, while the preposterous plot twists and special effects seem ideal for the silver screen. (Fiction. 12-14)"
Martin comes home from school one day only to fall captive to a man he's never seen before. Read full book review >

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POETRY
Released: Nov. 24, 1992

"Fully indexed, including an index of animals. (Poetry. 9+)"
An extensive collection, geographically arranged (as subtly revealed in a table of contents where groups are accompanied by unlabeled maps—Australia and environs; Asia; Africa; Europe; the Americas; an image representing the sea). Read full book review >

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JESSICA B. HARRIS
by Maya Payne Smart

Scenic and engaging, My Soul Looks Back recounts the years author Jessica B. Harris spent on the periphery of a circle of friends that included literary powerhouses James Baldwin, Maya Angelou, and Toni Morrison. The memoir spans the globe and several decades to describe the fascinating group.

Harris was in a relationship with Baldwin’s close friend Samuel Clemens Floyd III ...


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MICHAEL NESMITH
by Nick A. Zaino III

Michael Nesmith’s first big job in the music industry didn’t make much sense to him. He was hired—along with Davy Jones, Micky Dolenz, and Peter Tork—to be part of a rock and roll band on television called the Monkees. It would change his life in ways he couldn’t quite comprehend. He addresses this in his new memoir, Infinite Tuesday: An ...


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MICHAEL FRANK
by Marjorie Baumgarten

Perhaps you recognize the names of Irving Ravetch and Harriet Frank Jr. A married couple, they were Hollywood screenwriters responsible for authoring such Oscar-nominated classics as Hud and Norma Rae. Active from the late Forties through the mid-Eighties, the collaborators built a reputation for quality scripts based on their eight films with maverick filmmaker Martin Ritt and their screen adaptations ...


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