Search Results: "Nick Coleman"


BOOK REVIEW

THE TRAIN IN THE NIGHT by Nick Coleman
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 10, 2013

"A disquieting but ultimately resilient reflection on the sound and the fury."
One of the most widely read music journalists in the U.K. loses his hearing and very nearly his mind. Read full book review >

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THE CROCODILE BLUES by Coleman Polhemus
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"A bright and breathless outing for which children will happily supply their own commentary. (Picture book. 5-7)"
Digitally generated silhouette art in heavily saturated hues gives this nearly wordless tale spectacular visual punch and, like the plot, has a free-range, improvisational air. Read full book review >

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RUBY PARKER HITS THE SMALL TIME by Rowan Coleman
FICTION
Released: March 1, 2007

"At the end of the tale, Ruby comes to accept the changes that life brings, even deciding to make a few alterations of her own. (Fiction. 12-14)"
Thirteen-year-old Ruby Parker wants everything in her life to stay the same. Read full book review >

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ON THE RUN by Michael Coleman
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2004

"Thus the fairy-tale ending satisfies. (Fiction. 10-14)"
An absorbing British import about the redemptive power of trust. Read full book review >

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THE BOHEMIAN LOVE DIARIES by Slash Coleman
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 16, 2013

"An uneven but entertaining examination of the plight of an artist's progeny."
Professional storyteller and Psychology Today blogger Coleman looks to his past in this eclectic coming-of-age memoir. Read full book review >

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CAGE’S BEND by Carter Coleman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 7, 2005

"A fresh, original account of domestic love and loss that offers interesting characters, brisk narrative and unusual settings."
A family saga from second-novelist Coleman (The Volunteer, 1998) ranges across 30 years and touches three coasts as it unfolds the private dramas of a Protestant bishop and his wife and children. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 30, 2006

"Fats perches with rightful ease atop his pedestal."
One of rock-'n'-roll's founding fathers gets full and loving treatment in this biography from music journalist Coleman. Read full book review >

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JAZZ & TWELVE O’CLOCK TALES by Wanda Coleman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2007

"A flawed but not altogether unworthy exploration of race, class and the human condition."
An award-winning poet (The Riot Inside Me: More Trials and Tremors, 2005, etc.) presents a collection of short fiction. Read full book review >

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WE ARE ALL MADE OF STARS by Rowan Coleman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 26, 2016

"A tear-jerking but ultimately uplifting story."
Hospice care brings unlikely characters together in this emotional novel from Coleman (The Day We Met, 2015, etc.). Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1997

"If Coleman inevitably finds little in the way of answers to such dilemmas, he and his readers depart Milwaukee with a richly expanded consciousness of their scope and seriousness, and of the lives at stake in them. (First printing of 65,000; $100,000 ad/promo; author tour)"
In the best tradition of journalistic portraits of urban race relations, a writer's earnest and generous search for some sign of hope in an all-too-typically segregated American city. Read full book review >