Search Results: "Randolph Hogan"


BOOK REVIEW

THE STORY OF A SHIPWRECKED SAILOR by Gabriel García Márquez
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 25, 1986

"To be read for that reason alone."
A master of fiction turns to non-fiction for this narrative of a sailor who was shipwrecked for 10 days on the Caribbean before being washed ashore in his native Colombia, half-dead. Read full book review >

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Rosa by Cherokee Randolph
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 9, 2015

"Slow-paced but perceptive."
A young girl learns important lessons about family and friendship in debut author Randolph's (What Happened to Tasha Blue?, 2013, etc.) coming-of-age novel. Read full book review >

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LEAVING THE PINK HOUSE by Ladette Randolph
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 2014

"A tender memoir notable for its modest voice and delicate prose."
How the author, in making a new home, renewed her faith in family, friends and love. Read full book review >

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ROAR! SHH! by Martina Hogan
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 2, 2016

"A mixed bag. (Board book. 1-3)"
Standard concepts, tabs to turn, and perennially smiling animal characters are the salient features of this book and its companions. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 1992

"Although there's a certain interest to the overlong narrative's raw material, without any effort by Bates to shape it, the annals of the Phillips family are little more involving than matter-of-fact police reports."
The discontinuous history of an extended black family from New Orleans, which, for lack of authorial perspectives, amounts to little more than a dreary recital of harsh truths. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 1996

"Ordinary life, in Randolph's hands, is truly extraordinary."
This harrowing and engrossing account of the chaos of Russia in the '90s leaves the reader as stunned as the Russians currently struggling for their very survival. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

UNDER SURVEILLANCE by Randolph  Lewis
Released: Nov. 1, 2017

"Will appeal to sociologists and students of cultural studies and behaviors."
An academic consideration of the cultural meanings behind increasing surveillance and post-9/11 securitization. Read full book review >

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WOODROW WILSON, PRESIDENT by Sallie G. Randolph
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Jan. 8, 1992

"Not for beginners at politics, but useful for anyone who wants to understand the difficulties facing those who try to live by their highest principles. (Biography. 12-18)"
A well-balanced, insightful biography of our most idealistic president, presenting his flaws as well as his important place in history. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Nov. 1, 1996

From Three Worlds: $21.00, paper $12.95; Nov. 1996; 288 pp.; 0- 939010-53-4, paper 0-939010-52-6): A vigorous collection of prose and poetry showcasing the work of 15 of the former Russian republic's best contemporary writers. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE MESSENGERS by Edward Hogan
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 12, 2015

"Quietly thrilling. (Fantasy. 12-17)"
Frances is taking a break from her troubled family life and spending some time with cousins in a coastal English village. Read full book review >