Search Results: "Skip Horack"


BOOK REVIEW

THE OTHER JOSEPH by Skip Horack
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 17, 2015

"Bracketed by stunning revelations, Horack's luminous tale offers perceptive insights about the elemental connections of family."
In Horack's (The Eden Hunter, 2010, etc.) latest, Roy Joseph learns that "grief never leaves, it just mutates."Read full book review >

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THE SOUTHERN CROSS by Skip Horack
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 12, 2009

"Somewhat marred by stock Southern regionalism, though the best stories rise above cliché."
Geography and chronology link the stories in Horack's debut, set along the Gulf Coast in the year of Hurricane Katrina. Read full book review >

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THE EDEN HUNTER by Skip Horack
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"Structurally flawed, but remarkably evocative—Horack's Florida is as real as your own backyard."
After his story collection The Southern Cross (2009), Horack's first novel tracks the adventures of a pygmy (and runaway slave) in early-19th-century Florida. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 5, 2016

"Not entirely satisfying but an engaging true-crime tale nonetheless."
The true story of a serial killer in 1880s Austin, Texas. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

"An often gripping real-life voyage."
Rowland's debut memoir tells a tale of his seagoing trip to Australia, during which he braved storms, hapless crew members, and occasional supply shortages. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 16, 1994

"An evenhanded reckoning on big-time sport as a business."
Savvy, anecdotal perspectives on the mercenary aspects of professional sport in North America from a pair of Ernst & Young consultants whose clientele encompasses the blue-chip likes of major league baseball's Office of the Commissioner and the NBA. Read full book review >