Search Results: "Peter Haring Judd"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 30, 2013

"A detailed biography that offers valuable insight into the lives of three accomplished women."
Judd (More Lasting Than Brass, 2004) offers a real-life epistolary tale of a bizarre literary love triangle. Read full book review >

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HILO by Judd Winick
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"A wholeheartedly weird and wonderful tale of friendship, acceptance, and robots. (Graphic science fiction. 7-12)"
Hailing from a big family of overachievers, D.J. feels largely unexceptional until he meets a strange boy who falls from the sky and helps him realize his potential. Read full book review >

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RESTLESS HEART by Wynonna Judd
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 25, 2011

"The answers are all too predictable, and readers hoping for a fresh, insider's look at the country-music scene—or for celebrity dish—will be disappointed."
Judd's first novel about the travails of a singer-songwriter torn between Nashville success and the pull of home. Read full book review >

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THE RACE by Bob Judd
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 15, 1991

"Still, smooth writing is almost enough to pull it off."
Judd's champion race-car driver (Formula One, 1990—not reviewed) returns to save his pretty corporate sponsor from hostile turnover while tuning up to race in the Indianapolis 500. Read full book review >

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LEGACY by Alan Judd
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 14, 2003

"The conclusion plays out a bit too neatly, but, still: savory, cozy, nicely textured, and very British."
Guardian Fiction Prize-winner Judd (The Devil's Own Work, 1994), returns with a twisty, accomplished, and engaging Cold War thriller set in London of the 1970s, back when you knew where you stood—even if it turned out you were wrong. Read full book review >

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THE DEVIL'S OWN WORK by Alan Judd
Released: June 6, 1994

"An uneasy, unhappy, and unproductive mix of Ford Madox Ford and Stephen King."
Judd's fifth novel (Tango, 1990, etc.), winner of a Guardian Fiction Prize in England, pays self-conscious homage to Ford Madox Ford's classic, The Good Soldier, as befits a book by a Ford biographer. Read full book review >

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KEITH HARING by Kay Haring
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 14, 2017

"This sanitized treatment does a disservice to both subject and readers. (author's note, index of art works) (Picture book/biography. 4-8)"
Artist Keith Haring draws and draws, from childhood to adulthood. Read full book review >

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KEITH HARING: JOURNALS by Keith Haring
Released: July 1, 1996

"Fragmentary, not particularly enlightening, and lacking notes, these journals offer limited rewards even to the Haring aficionado. (illustrations, not seen) (Book-of-the-Month Club selection)"
Recorded in sporadic bursts at various points in his brief career, these journals attest more to the late artist's amazing industry than to his analytical or descriptive powers. Read full book review >

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PETER WATSON
by Gregory McNamee

Five hundred-odd years ago, in the time of Leonardo da Vinci, a scientist—a term then unknown—was a person of many parts, someone who might work in fields ranging from chemistry to botany, astronomy to metallurgy, to divine the hidden order of the universe.

Even as recently as the early Victorian idea, writes British science historian Peter Watson in his new ...


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PEDRO AND ME by Judd Winick
HEALTH
Released: Sept. 1, 2000

"Engrossing, wise, and impossibly brave. (Graphic memoir. 12+)"
Cartoonist Winick paints an emotional, graceful portrait of the life of Pedro Zamora, his roommate on the forerunner to today's reality-TV craze, MTV's The Real World. Read full book review >

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HILO by Judd Winick
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 17, 2016

"Solid. Expect this series to receive the same reverence as Jeff Smith's Bone. (Graphic science fiction. 7-12)"
Hilo, D.J., and Gina have reunited to save the world from more impending robot invasions. Read full book review >

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Hilo by Judd Winick
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 21, 2017

"Continually fabulous. (Graphic science fiction. 7-12)"
The titular towheaded robot hero returns with his Asian-American best friend, D.J., on another whirlwind adventure—this time to save their African-American friend Gina and, possibly, another world. Read full book review >