Search Results: "Paul Hendrickson"


BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 24, 2003

"A Faulknerian inquiry that circles back on itself as it reveals the heart of Dixie's attempt to shed the instilled behavior of American apartheid as well as its legal code."
The story behind a searing image of the civil-rights era, from an author notable for his thoughtful considerations of recent history (The Living and the Dead, 1996, etc.). Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 1996

"Exuberant and compulsively readable, Hendrickson's work easily stands with the very best literary nonfiction on the Vietnam war. (8 photos, not seen) (First printing of 100,000; first serial to the Washington Post; author tour)"
Forget Robert McNamara's much-ballyhooed but deeply disappointing pseudo mea culpa, In Retrospect. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 23, 2011

"Appearing on the 50th anniversary of Hemingway's death, this beautifully written, nuanced meditation deserves a wide audience."
A splendid view of Papa and his beloved boat Pilar. Read full book review >

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THE ROAD TO APPOMATTOX by Robert Hendrickson
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1998

"A lucid summary of this fateful period featuring profiles of the leading players together with colorful anecdotes."
A Civil War narrative about the final days in northern Virginia leading to the great surrender. Read full book review >

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Stories Nobody Tells by Lance C. Hendrickson
FICTION & LITERATURE

"An uneven but entertaining collection from a strong new voice."
A varied assortment of characters populate the stories in Hendrickson's debut collection. Read full book review >

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PAUL AUSTER
by J.W. Bonner

We live our lives mostly in the moment, but also attendant to the question of what if?— what if we had lived in that town rather than the one I know? what if my father (or mother) had died? what if my parents had divorced? what if I had attended school X rather than school Y? what if I ...


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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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NON-FICTION
Released: June 10, 1992

"Tucker and Hendrickson write in an easy, cogent style rare among political scientists, but their idealism may overrun their pragmatism in applying to today's nuclear world principles elaborated in a simpler, safer time."
A polemic harshly critical of the Bush Administration's ``New World Order'' for the post-cold-war era. Read full book review >

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WHERE SHERLOCK HOLMES MEETS FANTASY
by John DeNardo

If Benjamin Franklin were alive today, he'd say that nothing in the world is certain except death, taxes, and Sherlock Holmes stories. Sherlock Holmes, the iconic consulting detective created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in 1887, is a perennial mainstay in the literary world. What's not to like? Holmes' methods of investigation and deductions are flawless and the ...


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A SURPRISE FOR GIRAFFE AND ELEPHANT by Paul Gude
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 17, 2015

"Readers can't help but feel lifted after spending time with these two companions. (Picture book. 3-5)"
The welcome return of odd-couple pals Elephant and Giraffe (When Elephant Met Giraffe, 2014).Read full book review >

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HELLO WORLD! by Paul Beavis
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"A calmly surreal invitation to explore. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Mrs. Mo's Monster (2014), he of the snaggly teeth, spiky blue fur, and lolling pink tongue, is still in the attic. Read full book review >

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RED PANDA'S CANDY APPLES by Ruth Paul
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2014

"The message appears to be the treats are best when shared, which makes Red Panda's attempt at entrepreneurship all the odder. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Who can resist candy apples? Not Red Panda. Read full book review >