Search Results: "Russ Kick"


BOOK REVIEW

THE GRAPHIC CANON by Russ Kick
GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMIC BOOKS
Released: May 22, 2012

"If artists, as British sculptor Anish Kapoor famously said, make mythologies, then this volume is genuinely a marriage of equals."
Classic literature gets desterilized with the help of the modern world's most daring graphic artists. Read full book review >

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PARIS TWILIGHT by Russ Rymer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 2, 2013

"Rymer has drastically overextended himself. For a novel that covers, seamlessly, street demonstrations, surgery and much else besides, see Ian McEwan's Saturday."
An American doctor in Paris is confronted by a slew of mysteries in this slow-moving debut. Read full book review >

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ESKIMO BOY by Russ Kendall
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 1992

"Pronouncing glossary of 21 Inupiaqu words. (Nonfiction. 5-8)"
In perceptive, skillfully composed color photos captioned with a brief text, a realistic portrait of seven-year-old Norman and his life year-round. Read full book review >

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SHADOW WALKERS by Russ Chenoweth
ANIMALS
Released: April 30, 1993

"Fans of Jacques's Redwall and the enduring Mrs. Frisby will enjoy this fine first novel. (Fiction. 10+)"
Life in the Cape Cod rat colony is peaceful; family and community are educated, cultured, comfortable, safe; favorite pastimes are reading, feasting, and conversation. Read full book review >

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GENIE by Russ Rymer
NON-FICTION
Released: April 14, 1993

"An eye-opening account of science gone awry and a life gone amiss."
A compelling account by journalist Rymer (The New Yorker, The New York Times, etc.) of a modern-day ``wild child'' so deprived of human contact that when she was found at age 13 she was virtually without language—making her a prize subject for scientific study. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 30, 1991

"In tight, lean prose, Hofvendahl writes evocatively of courage, hope, and the essential decency of ordinary people: in all, a gritty picture of desperate Depression days when uncounted thousands left home to seek a more hopeful life somewhere beyond the horizon."
Absorbing sequel to Hofvendahl's Hard on the Wind (1983), which detailed the author's sea-faring adventures at age 15. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 3, 2011

"Darkly entrancing tales whose pages bleed struggle, trauma and madness."
A new edition of the late author's macabre stories set along the Eastern Front during World War II. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 26, 1997

"Right on, sister,'' but also to an occasional hoot."
This ungainly book constitutes Russ's personal canon of classic radical feminist ideas of the 1970s and '80s that are most worth rescuing from small-press and pamphleteering obscurity for use as a basis for recharging the women's movement. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 21, 2012

"Sage, sensible words by a leader who can now point to how he right he was."
Former Senator Feingold shares his progressive foreign-policy vision. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 19, 1999

"Russ makes the Chosin Reservoir campaign come alive in a narrative that's impossible to put down. (photos, not seen) (Author tour)"
A masterful narrative of one of the most gripping battles of the 20th century. Read full book review >