Search Results: "Robert Cutting"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: June 15, 2000

Not yard debris, but more installments (1947-57) of The Irish Times "Full Jug" column by querulous comic provocateur O'Brien (The Poor Mouth, 1974, etc.). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CUTTING TIME by Robert Dunn
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 15, 2003

"Second-novelist Dunn (Pink Cadillac, 2001) writes with affection for his characters and admiration for their world, but without much insight. Too much of a fan perhaps, he never gets under their skins to the essence of the blues."
Musical wunderkind battles the establishment and personal demons on Chicago's South Side. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CUTTING EDGE by John Harvey
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 20, 1991

"His latest is all of these—one more to be prized."
Third in the author's compelling series featuring Detective Inspector Charlie Resnick and the men and women he works with in a northern English city. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE CUTTING ROOM by Laurence Klavan
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 3, 2004

"The hectic, overstuffed caper is larded with nuggets of irrelevant movie trivia readers may well find fascinating—or grating."
Librettist Klavan's first novel under his own name (previously: Margaret Tracy, <\I>Mrs. White, 1983) stars a trivia buff in a madcap search for the Holy Grail of missing movies. Read full book review >

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THE CUTTING ROOM by Robert Rosenberg
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 24, 1993

"All of Rosenberg's characters, even his walk-ons, leave an indelible impression."
Fired from his job as Jerusalem's chief of investigations after his Gordian resolution of Crimes of the City (1991), Avram Cohen accepts his old friend filmmaker Max Broder's oft-urged invitation to Hollywood—only to find Max dead, an apparent suicide, and The Survivor's Secrets, his film about his escape from Dachau with Cohen and Bernard Levine, pulled from release by the withdrawal of Epica Productions. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 21, 1997

"An empowering and comforting message for unhappily married women, but one whose validity is open to debate. ($30,000 ad/promo; author tour; radio satellite tour)"
A divorcÇe enthusiastically explains why shedding one's husband can be the smartest, healthiest move an unhappily married woman can make. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Sept. 26, 2017

"A convincing argument that the only viable, proven school reform strategy is integration, a solution distressingly difficult to achieve."
An exploration of how minority and poor children continue to be the victims of pernicious educational reforms. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CUTTING TEETH by Julia Fierro
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 13, 2014

"Capable and readable but narrowly focused, Fierro's novel, with its obvious targets, can seem like the literary equivalent of shooting fish in a barrel."
The urban-sophisticate mothers of middle-class Brooklyn come under the spotlight in a debut novel set in Eden, the not-so-paradisiacal Long Island beach house where a play group gathers to spend one transformative Labor Day weekend. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE CUTTING by James Hayman
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 7, 2009

"Former adman Hayman's debut piles on the gore and sexual sleaze, but provides a nice guy hero in McCabe."
A serial killer and his support team roam the East Coast from Florida to Maine. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CUTTING LOOSE by Michael Z. Lewin
Released: Oct. 1, 1999

"The derring-do climax fails to ignite, for this is a book in which the journey surpasses the destination, but overall Lewin produces a grand adventure that readers won't soon forget. (Fiction. 12-14)"
Masquerading as a man, a young woman sets out to find her friend's killer in New York and London at the turn of the century; disguise proves to be simultaneously liberating and imprisoning in Lewin's big-canvas historical novel. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CUTTING STONE by Janet Burroway
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 20, 1992

"Great, wide-screen entertainment in the McMurtry tradition."
The author of Opening Nights (1985), Raw Silk (1977—a National Book Award runner-up), etc., evokes a Baltimore society woman's coming of age in early-1900's Arizona in this vividly realized epic tale—utterly captivating, and among the author's best work. Read full book review >

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THE ART OF ARROW CUTTING by Stephen Dedman
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: June 1, 1997

"An agreeable blend of oriental fantasy and noir-ish sleuthing: a polished, well-organized debut, complemented by Dedman's nice light touch on the tiller."
In Australia writer Dedman's first novel, drifter-photographer Michelangelo ``Mage'' Magistrale runs into beautiful blond Amanda Sharmon in a small Canadian town. Read full book review >