Search Results: "Stacy Horn"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: Jan. 13, 1998

"That Horn is able to capture this conclusion in this scene and throughout Cyberville is a testament to the book's strength. (First serial to Self)"
A fresh look at cyberspace from an entrepreneur's point of view that removes the tech talk and looks instead at community-building. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 10, 2009

"A bit unfocused, but solid on the details of Rhine's life and work."
A sympathetic, somewhat rambling history of parapsychology investigations at Duke University. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: July 11, 2005

"A choice piece of police-procedural writing."
Horn (Waiting for My Cats to Die, 2001, etc.) captures with crackling intensity the work of cops who investigate long-unsolved homicides. Read full book review >

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WAITING FOR MY CATS TO DIE by Stacy Horn
NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 2001

"Dubious entertainment best left unread, except by those who need to compare themselves with other ne'er-do-wells in order to feel better about their own predicament."
A middle-aged single woman living with two diabetic cats in a shabby, haunted New York apartment chronicles her anxiety, her obsession with death, and the unending failures that have plagued her personal and professional life. Read full book review >

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IMPERFECT HARMONY by Stacy Horn
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 2, 2013

"Even those unable to carry a tune will find that Horn's prose hits a high note."
The joyful journey of one woman's life through song. Read full book review >

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GABRIEL'S HORN by Eric A. Kimmel
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2016

"A moving update of a powerful story. (author's note) (Picture book. 5-8)"
On the eve of Rosh Hashanah, a white Jewish boy receives the unusual responsibility of caring for an old, tarnished horn and wonders if his family's subsequent good fortune could be the result of how he carries out his charge. Read full book review >

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A HORN FOR LOUIS by Eric Kimmel
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Dec. 27, 2005

Kimmel embroiders one of the several contradictory anecdotes Louis Armstrong told about how he got his first horn into a warm Hanukkah tale with a whiff of old New Orleans. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 1997

"Consider the black rhinoceros, and pity him too; without Cunningham and Berger in his corner, his future gets that much dimmer."
An object lesson in field research hazards—both the physical and the political. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 15, 2005

"A story as much fun to read as listening to a sax master."
The diabolical charm of the saxophone is caught in all its contentious glory by Segell, an editor at the New York Daily News and a newly baptized saxman. Read full book review >

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THE HORN OF MOSES by David H. Brandin
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 13, 2007

"Spunky seniors successfully turn the tables on terrorism. A well-written modern fairy tale that achieves believability."
Computer scientist Brandin (The Technology War: A Case for Competitiveness, 1987, etc.) invites the reader into the world of David Green, a semi-retired entrepreneur who plots revenge on Arab terrorists for the murder of his son. Read full book review >

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HUON OF THE HORN by Andre Norton
Released: June 15, 1951

"However, as a curiosity and as a supplement to the study of legend, this undoubtedly has value, although a weak competitor to other tales of knightly adventure."
An unusual though circumscribed item, this translation of the 1534 English version of the romance of Huon of Bordeaux, included in the cycle of the Charlemagne Saga. Read full book review >

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THE NIGHT GWEN STACY DIED by Sarah Bruni
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 2, 2013

"Bruni writes dark passages and playful moments with equal aplomb. The world is her oyster."
Spider-Man lore is one layer of this superbly suspenseful first novel about two loners, improbable lawbreakers, on a mission to Chicago. Read full book review >