Search Results: "Taki"


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NOTHING TO DECLARE by Taki
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 14, 1991

"Digressive, self-indulgent, cranky—but Taki spins a spirited yarn and entertains even as he rankles."
During the winter of 1984-85, Taki, society columnist for the London Spectator, spent about ten weeks in an English prison for cocaine possession. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 2003

"An impressive and thoughtful contribution, and one that will be of considerable interest to both veterans and students of America's wars."
A superb oral history of two generations at war—sometimes with each other. Read full book review >

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GO CLOSE AGAINST THE ENEMY by Takis Iakovou
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 15, 1998

"A rambling, sporadically suspenseful plot enlivened by some well-drawn characters and by the authors— heartfelt take on lingering racial injustice."
Nick and Julia Lambros, owners of a small restaurant in the college town of Delphi, Georgia, are dismayed by the actions of sanctimonious Walter Fry, married deacon of Mount Sinai Tabernacle Church. Read full book review >

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SO DEAR TO WICKED MEN by Takis Iakovou
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 11, 1996

"A kind of Nick and Nora for the '90s, this couple radiates warmth and charm, as do some of the minor characters: a slightly overplotted but well-written, fast-paced debut."
A first novel set in the Georgia college town of Delphi, where Nick Lambros, a Greek immigrant, and wife Julia, a sometime speech pathologist, own the Oracle Cafe. Read full book review >

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THERE LIES A HIDDEN SCORPION by Takis Iakovou
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 1, 1999

"Warning: Julia describes the customs surrounding the festivities and the Greek community of Tarpon Springs with the sometimes tedious thoroughness of a tourist, providing a narrative that relies heavily on details of what people are wearing and how rooms are decorated."
Nick and Julia Lambros close their restaurant and travel to Tarpon Springs, Florida, to help celebrate the wedding of children of Greek immigrants who are close friends of Nick's. Read full book review >