Search Results: "Michael Patrick Leahy"


BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 20, 2012

"Effectively establishes the ideological bona fides of a movement too easily caricatured."
A prominent Tea Party voice examines the roots of modern conservative populism. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 2004

"The self-immolating trajectory of a display of hubris worthy of Aristophanes' contempt, complete with the inevitable fall from grace."
Washington Post reporter Leahy sees the legendary player's sad return to professional basketball as a parable of all that is wrong with an industry that milks players of iconic status. Read full book review >

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THE OLD NIGHT OF YOUR NAME by Patrick T. Leahy
Released: Sept. 28, 2012

"A great read, full of local color, from an author to watch."
In Leahy's intriguing debut mystery, an officer searches for a missing hunting guide in the wilderness of southeastern Alaska and uncovers secrets and lies among a village's residents. Read full book review >

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YOUNG ADULT
Released: Dec. 1, 2014

"A heavy flood of information better suited as a resource for study and reports than an immersive consciousness-raiser. (index, bibliography) (Nonfiction. 14-18)"
Leahy drops a tsunami of sobering facts and infographics on the heads of readers who take what comes out of their faucets for granted. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 4, 2002

"Poignant and disturbing."
An American journalist steps lightly and perceptively in these vignettes of Northern Ireland as it endeavors to bring peace into its everyday life. Read full book review >

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ALL SOULS by Michael Patrick MacDonald
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 1999

"A remarkable work. (Author tour)"
An incendiary, moving book that startles on nearly every page. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 21, 2016

"An excellent, much-needed contribution to the constant battle to sort truth from falsity."
How the Internet and "Google-knowing" can aggravate our tendency to be unreasonable. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 27, 2006

"Blistering scrapbook pages from a melancholy childhood."
Simple yet affecting follow-up to MacDonald's raw debut memoir, All Souls (1999). Read full book review >

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PSALMANDALA by Michael Patrick Collins
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 16, 2014

"An ambitious, blustery debut that establishes a distinct and often arcane style."
Combining cosmic visions with earthy anecdotes, this hallucinogenic collection of poems tells of a moody man finding his place in the universe. Read full book review >