Search Results: "Sam Sheridan"


BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 28, 2013

"An upbeat and entertaining survival guide for the end of the world."
How to survive any possible disaster, from aliens to zombies to everything in between. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 2007

"Sheridan seems sincerely interested in testing his physical limits, but after his early injuries, neither he nor his book ever regain momentum—or the reader's interest."
Plimpton-esque journey into the international world of professional fighting, with painful results. Read full book review >

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Demons of the Hallowed Dome by C.F. Sheridan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 11, 2016

"An effective spacefaring tale with plenty of morsels for genre fans."
In Sheridan's sci-fi debut, the first of a planned trilogy, humanity's military forces fight back against an alien species, but there may be a bigger threat in play. Read full book review >

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44 by Peter Sheridan
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 1999

"A thoroughly enjoyable, comic journey back in time; Sheridan has brilliantly re-created his delightful, poignant boyhood. (Author tour)"
A funny, tender, and vividly rendered memoir of the author's boyhood in 1960s Dublin. Read full book review >

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EVERY INCH OF HER by Peter Sheridan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2004

"A mildly transgressive version of Brendan O'Caroll's Agnes Brown novels, with the same sentimentality and forced good spirits that made many readers of those works rather queasy in short order."
Irish theater director and first-novelist Sheridan takes us through the back streets of Dublin to meet Philo Nolan, perhaps the biggest Earth Mother to cross the Liffey since Molly Bloom. Read full book review >

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THE SECRET OF LOST THINGS by Sheridan Hay
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 6, 2007

"A tribute to the book-obsessed that's unfortunately cast with stereotypes."
A triangle of unrequited love and a tussle over an apocryphal Melville manuscript enliven Hay's bildungsroman. Read full book review >

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47 ROSES by Peter Sheridan
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 1, 2002

"An outrageous, scandalously good-humored tribute from a loving son."
The "other woman" surfaces at last and with a vengeance in this tour-de-force sequel to the author's applauded family memoir, 44: Dublin Made Me (1999). Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 5, 2005

"Still, valuable as a study of manufactured imagery and the racism that comes with and of it."
A labored rebuke to anyone who imagines that Asian women—and men, for that matter—are merely players in some Western fantasyland out of Terry and the Pirates, or perhaps a Jackie Chan movie. Read full book review >

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THE VIOLENT CHILD by Michael Sheridan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2001

"Newcomer Sheridan makes too much haste toward a happy ending, but, still, his first is a moving, unflinching portrait of filial duty and tough motherly love."
A family drama in two acts, Sheridan's debut is a sensitive study of working-class perils as a boy-turned-man struggles to love the tough but fragile contradiction that is his mother. Read full book review >