Search Results: "Perry Link"


BOOK REVIEW

LINK by Summer Wier
Released: Sept. 29, 2015

"A robust, well-realized universe that sparkles with promise."
The first book of a prospective trilogy, Wier's debut fantasy novel follows a young girl whose link to the cosmos will decide the fate of an age-old war of light versus dark. Read full book review >

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LINK by Walt Becker
Released: Nov. 4, 1998

"A better-than-average debut that evokes suspense and moments of gee-whiz wonder from a tired science-fictional premise."
Earnest, slightly hokey Michael Crichton'style adventure tale that poses an extraterrestrial origin for some of humanity's best and worst traits. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 3, 1992

"An invaluable opening onto China's best and brightest hearts and minds."
Beautifully conceived and reported collection of musings by Chinese intellectuals, expertly stitched together by Link (Chinese Literature/Princeton). Read full book review >

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THE MOST WANTED MAN IN CHINA by Fang Lizhi
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 2, 2016

"A wonderfully crafted memoir, shimmering with intellectual honesty."
A dissident astrophysicist who died in 2012 offers rare, revealing glimpses inside the opaque Chinese communist system. Read full book review >

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THE SEVENTH LINK by Margaret Mayhew
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 1, 2014

"Even out of his element, the Colonel (Dry Bones, 2012, etc.) shows wit and tenacity in tackling a problem with no easy solution."
A suspicious death interrupts a holiday in Lincolnshire. Read full book review >

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THE ALEXANDRIA LINK by Steve Berry
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 6, 2007

"Fast action and wild plotting largely mask lackluster prose in Berry's latest what-if thriller."
European billionaires, Israelis, Saudis and Americans shoot it out in an international search for ancient manuscripts that could drastically alter the map of the Middle East. Read full book review >

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I REMEMBER MISS PERRY by Pat Brisson
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2006

"A tasteful and valuable contribution. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Young Stevie and his classmates experience human loss for the first time when a beloved teacher dies. Read full book review >

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THE MONKEY LINK by Andrei Bitov
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 1995

"A quintessentially Russian pilgrim's progress, infused with fierce intellectual energy, searing irony, and an anguished love for a long-suffering country and its people."
A brilliant, richly allusive novel from the acclaimed Russian writer (Pushkin House, 1987, etc.), chronicling a search for the soul of a man and his country. Read full book review >

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Released: July 20, 2009

"A wholly unique combination of genres and voices."
An autobiographical work of poetry and confession by an author with multiple personalities. Read full book review >

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THINGS THAT GO
Released: July 15, 1996

"Instead, offer readers Rhoda Blumberg's Full Steam Ahead (p. 742) and Leonard Everett Fisher's Tracks Across America (1992). (maps, b&w photos and reproductions, notes, chronology, bibliography, index) (Nonfiction. 12+)"
In this entry in the Great Projects series, Laughlin (Trouble on the Shoshone, 1989, not reviewed) takes a fairly negative view of the railroad business and provides disjointed, unpolished biographies of the five men who joined forces to build the western section of the first transcontinental railroad. Read full book review >