Search Results: "Michael Hickey"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: June 25, 2000

"Hickey's text is clear and concise but falls short of a definitive history of the Korean War—too much is left out to justify the title."
A British officer's history of the events of "The Forgotten War" in Korea. Read full book review >

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ISABELLE’S BOYFRIEND by Caroline Hickey
FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"Although the present-tense narration carries a generally unsurprising and flat plot, Taryn's quirky relationships with her divorced mother and Lila add depth and honesty, which keeps this tale from being totally predictable. (Fiction. YA)"
When Taryn meets John Epplin, aka Epp, she knows she has found her first boyfriend. Read full book review >

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25 WOMEN by Dave Hickey
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 28, 2016

"Some readers will find cause for disagreement, but these fun-to-read essays delight, intrigue, and, most of all, educate."
Idiosyncratic assessments of contemporary women painters, sculptors, and installation and performance artists by an enfant terrible of art criticism.Read full book review >

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CASSIE WAS HERE by Caroline Hickey
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2007

"Readers will want to find out what happens to the imaginary Joey and the very human Cassie in this engaging exploration of friendship. (Fiction. 9-12)"
A lonely pre-teen relies on an imaginary friend to fill the empty hours. Read full book review >

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THE PAINTED KISS by Elizabeth Hickey
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 5, 2005

"Lovely, if a little ornate—rather like Klimt's work, in other words."
A graceful imagining of the joined lives of a rising, soon-to-be-famous artist and a young woman in fin-de-siècle Vienna. Read full book review >

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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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ÉDOUARD LOUIS
by Rhett Morgan

In 2014 at the age of 22, Édouard Louis published his first novel, The End of Eddy, in France and caused a sensation in the French press. Like another recently celebrated European author, Karl Ove Knausgaard, Louis takes directly from his own life to craft bleak images. Also like Knausgaard, he came under intense media scrutiny as investigative journalists sought ...


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