Search Results: "Paul L. Wachtel"


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NON-FICTION
Released: March 24, 1999

"Thoughtful and sophisticated reading for anyone with more than a casual interest in race."
Some remedies for a racial stalemate. Read full book review >

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THE GATES by Chuck Wachtel
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 1994

"A meandering slice of one nice guy's life. (Author tour)"
Wachtel (Joe the Engineer, 1983) invigorates a story of vague angst with a cast of warm characters. Read full book review >

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WHAT HAPPENS TO ME by Chuck Wachtel
Released: Sept. 1, 2000

"A lucid and careful collection whose charm lies in the modesty of its claims."
Early on in this collection of short fiction and poetry, Wachtel sounds the keynote for what will follow: "What thing is too specific / to sing about or, simply / to recall." Read full book review >

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Blood Immortal by Paul L. Centeno
Released: May 28, 2015

"Serviceable, undistinguished fantasy fare."
In Centeno's (Dark Sanity, 2014, etc.) latest novel, a "humyn" prince hopes a marriage of necessity to a high elf will end a terrible war. Demons plan otherwise.Read full book review >

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PLACES THE DEAD CALL HOME by Paul L. Hall
Released: Dec. 19, 2006

"Clever and funny enough, and quirkily structured, to pull off the tale."
Four unlikely travel companions head to Mesa Verde National Park in New Mexico, unaware that a hired Native-American killer is tracking them. Read full book review >

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RED NOVA by Paul L. Centeno
Released: March 14, 2012

"A familiar but exciting sci-fi epic for readers of all ages."
Centeno's debut sci-fi novel follows a group of human soldiers on an intergalactic adventure in the 27th century. Read full book review >

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Screenwriting In a Nutshell by Paul L. Friedman
Released: May 15, 2012

"A valuable guide presented in an entertaining, practical format and filled with the humor and insight of an industry veteran."
An entertaining, practical how-to guide on the art of writing screenplays for television and movies. Read full book review >

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DARK SANITY by Paul L. Centeno
Released: June 18, 2014

"A savory treat for sci-fi/fantasy readers."
From the author of The Vagrant Chronicle (2012) comes a post-apocalyptic Western in which a tortured hero struggles to separate illusion from reality. Read full book review >

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Released: Aug. 15, 2017

"Unquestionably uneven, but if only 10 percent of the author's claims are true, his report is still quite damning."
A scathing examination of the Roman Catholic Church. Read full book review >

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THE VAGRANT CHRONICLE by Paul L. Centeno
Released: Oct. 4, 2012

"A dark but epic tale of heroism in a very brave, very new world."
An unlikely hero tries to save the children—and the world—in this complex but satisfying fantasy. Read full book review >

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BECAUSE WE ARE HERE by Chuck Wachtel
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 1996

"Moments of interest, but not much more."
Slices of working-class life from Wachtel (The Gates, 1994; Joe the Engineer, 1983), offered in a strange hodgepodge of stories, vignettes, novellas, and fantasies. Read full book review >