Search Results: "Robert Love"


BOOK REVIEW

FOR THE LOVE OF ROBERT E. LEE by M.A. Harper
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 17, 1992

"Although few readers will be able to suspend disbelief far enough to make the story work, most will want to try."
A clever and stylish first novel that manages to interweave separate narratives of the Old and New South through the visionary insight of a modern-day South Carolinian in love with Robert E. Lee. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 1, 1997

An uncommon tale of brotherly love, and a passionate defense of the notion that dignity belongs as much to the mad as to the rest of us. Read full book review >

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THE MEASURE OF LOVE by Christopher Wilkins
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2000

"Overall, a work more impressive in its parts than as a whole."
A debut that is affecting and perplexing in equal measure. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 3, 2010

"'Genius or fraud?' American guru Bernard garners an evenhanded new consideration."
Former Rolling Stone managing editor Love delivers a spirited portrayal of the colorful life of early yoga impresario Pierre Bernard (1876-1955). Read full book review >

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LOVE by Frédéric Brrémaud
GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMIC BOOKS
Released: July 12, 2016

"Astonishingly beautiful but narratively obscure. (Graphic adventure. 10 & up)"
The companion to Love: The Fox and Love: The Tiger (both 2015) takes its setting on the African savanna, where a male lion travels on the fringes of a pride. Read full book review >

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LOVE by Frédéric Brrémaud
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 15, 2015

"Visually lavish and unforgettable. (Graphic adventure. 6-11)"
A one-eyed fox must fight its way through a dizzying array of dangers to return to what it holds dear. Read full book review >

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A TOUCH OF LOVE FROM HEAVEN by Angel Love
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 11, 2005

"Should have remained a private journal."
A self-involved, indulgent chronicle of a woman's personal relationship with God. Read full book review >

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LADY OF SPAIN by Robert Love Taylor
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 1992

"Like that piece, the collection—managing by turns to be both gritty and lyrical—is a memorable one."
Taylor (The Lost Sister, 1989, etc.) tells the 1950's saga of a philandering Oklahoma father and the coming-of-age of his son—in nine interconnected stories that deal mostly with male sexuality and offer an incident-filled evocation of two archetypal lives. Read full book review >

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BLIND SINGER JOE’S BLUES by Robert Love Taylor
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 30, 2006

"More compelling and less hokey than one might expect."
Taylor (Lady of Spain, 1992, etc.) examines hard times in the early-20th-century South—and the music that resulted. Read full book review >

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THE LOST SISTER by Robert Love Taylor
Released: March 9, 1989

Taylor's third book, a bleak novel set in Oklahoma during the Twenties and Thirties, not only suggests that life could be nasty, brutal, and short back then, but that this was particularly true for those who hoped for something better. Read full book review >

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WILD ROBERT by Diana Wynne Jones
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2003

"Minor Jones to be sure, but still entirely intelligent and engaging. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Wild Robert provides the fizz in this outing from master fantasist Jones, the first US edition of a 1989 novella. Read full book review >

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ROBERT FROST by Jeffrey Meyers
NON-FICTION
Released: May 8, 1996

"Notwithstanding a certain critical padding and occasional harshness, Meyers's biography gives a readable, sympathetic portrait of Frost without sacrificing either the dark poet or the affable public New Englander. (16 pages b&w photos, not seen)"
After deferential personal reminiscences and a hostile authorized biography, Frost is finally portrayed here as equally complex in both his poetry and his personality. Read full book review >