Search Results: "Rick Reilly"


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MISSING LINKS by Rick Reilly
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 8, 1996

"A loving, knowledgeable, laugh-out-loud portrait of the Hardest Sport There Is, as practiced by the blue-collar rakes who compose golf's most devoted fans. (Author tour)"
From Sports Illustrated writer Reilly, easily the wittiest golf novel yet—the Bull Durham of the genre, and the closest thing to Caddyshack on paper we're likely to get. Read full book review >

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TIGER, MEET MY SISTER… by Rick Reilly
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: May 13, 2014

"In book form, Reilly's columns are an avalanche of small stones, hitting readers with trite observations and stale one-liners."
An acclaimed sportswriter presents a litany of gripes. Read full book review >

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SHANKS FOR NOTHING by Rick Reilly
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 2, 2006

"Crude and goofy but ultimately sweet."
Golf lore, class war and belly laughs—this is by and large snide, sophomoric stuff from Sports Illustrated's Reilly (Who's Your Caddy?, 2003, etc.). Read full book review >

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THE BEST AMERICAN SPORTS WRITING 2002 by Rick Reilly
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 15, 2002

"Twenty-eight stories, no duds in the bunch and a few to reread after a dog and a beer."
The Sports Illustrated columnist succeeds in his editing debut, picking mostly winners in the 12th annual collection of top sportswriting. Read full book review >

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Released: Dec. 1, 1993

"A welcome and enjoyable romp along the sidelines of sports. (Introduction by David Letterman) (Fifteen b&w photographs—not seen)"
Lighthearted recollections of Albert's nearly 30 years on the New York sports scene covering Knicks basketball and Rangers hockey. Read full book review >

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TEMPLE by Matthew Reilly
Released: Jan. 19, 2001

"Michael Crichton meets Indiana Jones in a campy, blatantly derivative, nonstop plot-boiler: great, gasping, mindless fun."
Australian thriller writer Reilly follows up his high-tech adventure Ice Station (1999), this time sending a mild-mannered professor on a breathless, hokey, beat-the-bad-guys hunt for an ancient Inca artifact that could blow apart the planet. Read full book review >

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THE 6 SACRED STONES by Matthew Reilly
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 1, 2008

"Basically a video game in print. Exhausting."
With the sun's evil twin headed straight for the Earth, our planet's fate is in the balance, but ancient codes and monuments may hold the key for a way out of the seemingly inevitable intra-galactic smashup. Read full book review >

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Hearts and Diners by Joseph Reilly
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 29, 2015

"An observant, perceptive, but unevenly written story of difficult love and tantalizing possibility."
A mother and daughter fall for a pair of flashy bad boys in the wake of a family death in this debutnovel. Read full book review >

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SUNDAY'S ON THE PHONE TO MONDAY by Christine Reilly
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 5, 2016

"Occasional eye-rolls aside, there is something iridescent about this novel."
A lyrical, and lyric-filled, portrait of a family in love and sorrow. Read full book review >

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AREA 7 by Matthew Reilly
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 12, 2002

"Reilly's least believable, but most suspenseful blow-'em-up to date: The jet-boat chase through the blind chasms of Arizona's Lake Powell puts the Bond books to shame."
Fresh from his adventures in the Antarctic (Ice Station, 1999), Marine Captain Shane "Scarecrow" Schofield handles more high-tech mayhem and death-defying action when he escorts the president of the US into a top-secret Utah Air Force Base. Read full book review >

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CONTEST by Matthew Reilly
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 10, 2003

"Reilly says he had to self-publish Contest 'after every major publisher in Sydney rejected it.' Those editors should keep their jobs."
The Australian author of three breathlessly plotted action thrillers (Area 7, 2002, etc.) unveils what was his first novel. Read full book review >