Search Results: "Pamela M. Tuck"


BOOK REVIEW

AS FAST AS WORDS COULD FLY by Pamela M. Tuck
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2013

"A warm, if understated, title about the struggle for equality. (author's note) (Picture book. 5-8)"
A tribute to her father, Tuck's school desegregation story highlights an African-American boy's triumph in a typing tournament. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 6, 1936

"She also includes helpful tips for men about how to tender the right moves at the right time, ones that will make both parties happy."
Hormones often upset the body's equilibrium, and Smith is here to bring back the balance. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

I MARRIED YOU FOR HAPPINESS by Lily Tuck
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"Does the couple's mutual happiness provide a Hegelian synthesis? Not quite, though Tuck's crisp writing is a joy."
Using shards of memory, Tuck creates the portrait of a marriage in her latest, following the NBA winner The News from Paraguay (2004, etc.). Read full book review >

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BEST BOOKS OF 2016: PAMELA HAAG
by Alexia Nader

What does a haunted house in California have to do with gun control? This question animates Pamela Haag’s newest book, The Gunning of America: Business and the Making of American Gun Culture, a history of the gun business in the late 19th century focused on the Winchester family. Haag shows this history as two interrelated stories, represented respectively in the ...


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BOOK REVIEW

Released: Nov. 15, 1999

"Deft, incisive, colorful, but by and large a tale only of echoes."
For her third outing, Tuck (The Woman Who Walked on Water, 1996, etc.) goes to Thailand with a young American couple, both shallow enough to frustrate the reader as much as fulfill the otherwise often witty story they're a part of. Read full book review >

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THE NEWS FROM PARAGUAY by Lily Tuck
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 4, 2004

"A splendid realization of its rich subject, and Tuck's best so far."
The notorious Irish courtesan who also inspired Anne Enright's The Pleasure of Eliza Lynch presides regally over Tuck's impressively researched, lushly written latest. Read full book review >

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PAMELA PAUL
by Claiborne Smith

Readers who know Pamela Paul’s books before she became the editor of the New York Times Book Review know that they are serious works of nonfiction: The Starter Marriage and the Future of Matrimony (2002), Pornified: How Pornography Is Damaging Our Lives, Our Relationships, and Our Families (2005), and Parenting, Inc.: How the Billion-Dollar Baby Business Has Changed the Way ...


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WOMAN OF ROME by Lily Tuck
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 1, 2008

"Lucid and intelligent, but perhaps a little too low-key."
From National Book Award-winning novelist Tuck (The News from Paraguay, 2004, etc.), a concise biography of the Italian writer whose fiction explored the power of make-believe and the delusions by which people live. Read full book review >

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DEVIL'S GARDEN by Lance Tuck
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 21, 2015

"A darkly satisfying novel by a writer with an eye for action and unnerving detail."
In Tuck's debut fantasy thriller, a spiritual crisis unfolds involving infernal antagonists. Read full book review >

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THE HOUSE AT BELLE FONTAINE by Lily Tuck
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 7, 2013

"Impressive work from a virtuoso."
Death haunts this dark collection of 10 stories from Tuck (I Married You for Happiness, 2011, etc.). Read full book review >

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JOHN NEWMAN
by Rhett Morgan

In 1992, John Newman prepared to celebrate finishing his Ph.D., securing a book deal with Warner Books for the release of his dissertation, JFK and Vietnam, and having worked directly with Oliver Stone as consultant on the film JFK. But a brief call from the National Security Agency put all of that in jeopardy. Newman was warned that his ...


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