Search Results: "Stewart Dudley"


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The Cutting Room by Stewart Dudley
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2014

"A thoughtful exploration of honor, trust and middle-age romance."
In Dudley's debut novel, a film-festival volunteer chauffeurs, advises and connects with a Hollywood star-turned-documentary filmmaker. Read full book review >

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HANK HAS A DREAM by Rebecca Dudley
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 15, 2014

"Choose this book for the art, as the dream Hank recounts doesn't make for much of a plot. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Little bear Hank dreams away, watched over by his hummingbird friend. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 1991

"A dazzling exposition, intellectually demanding but lightened by lively prose, that goes far to establish Young as the Joseph Campbell of the Nineties. (Line drawings—not seen.)"
Audacious anthropological speculation by Young (Literature/Univ. of Essex, England), who traces humanity's spiritual practices back to the ancients and beyond in an attempt to ``heal the rift that opened in the Western soul some 400 years ago when science and religion went their separate ways.'' Decrying today's scientism, or ``science as religion,'' Young calls for a return to ``foundations''—the mythological roots of our understanding of the universe. Read full book review >

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KILLING THE EMPERORS by Ruth Dudley Edwards
Released: Oct. 2, 2012

"Imagine And Then There Were None written with wicked humor and a major grievance about money, not taste, ruling the art world."
A raucous send-up of the art world's collectors, critics, curators and especially those postmodernists who call themselves artists. Read full book review >

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Released: May 5, 2008

"Will attract a niche audience, but few beyond that."
Sometimes touching, sometimes humorous, sometimes windy meditation on how today's elderly live. Read full book review >

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CALEB'S WARS by David L. Dudley
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Oct. 24, 2011

"Provocative and interesting. (Historical fiction. 14 & up)"
In small-town Georgia in 1944, 15-year-old Caleb is surrounded by war. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 1999

"Readers who can navigate the journalistic density of sometimes anecdotal fact and quotation will be rewarded with a richer sense of recent gay history."
Embedded within this heavily detailed chronicle of the American gay rights movement(s) between 1969 and 1992 are openings of bright clarity onto the complex, sometimes self-divided evolution of gay and lesbian activism. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2011

"A solid resource on handling the ups and downs of male genital health."
A practical, meaty manual for everyman's manhood—and the women (and men) who love them. Read full book review >

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ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Sept. 14, 2004

"Hearing Plimpton's unique voice again reminds how grievous has been its loss."
A posthumous collection of diverse pieces by the writer who pioneered participatory journalism and founded the Paris Review. Read full book review >

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THE BICYCLE MAN by David L. Dudley
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 17, 2005

"Honest but not especially engaging. (Fiction. 10-12)"
The setting—1927 in a Southern small town—matches the old-fashioned feel of this quiet story of loss and hope. Read full book review >

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MATRICIDE AT ST. MARTHA'S by Ruth Dudley Edwards
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 16, 1995

"But Edwards, who's obviously put in her time among academic airheads of every stripe, provides an entertaining sideshow of overeducated knaves and fools."
A whopping ú10 million bequest has divided St. Read full book review >