Search Results: "Terence M. Green"


BOOK REVIEW

BLUE LIMBO by Terence M. Green
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Jan. 1, 1997

"Rousing but improbable, with Mitch's witty, irreverent old dad stealing the show."
Near-future cop-on-the-rampage from the author of the similar Barking Dogs (1988), etc. Despairing, cuckolded cop Mitch Helwig blows up a vast warehouse belonging to 21st-century Toronto's current criminal Mr. Big—and gets suspended for his pains. Read full book review >

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A WITNESS TO LIFE by Terence M. Green
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 22, 1999

"A phenomenal idea, like applying the detail of Joyce's Dublin or the techniques of Dos Passos's USA to a single family."
Prequel to Green's Shadow of Ashland (1996) and immensely superior to it. Read full book review >

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SHADOW OF ASHLAND by Terence M. Green
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 1996

"Hokey, sentimental, and at times implausible, yes, but with disbelief willingly suspended this second novel from Green (Barking Dogs, 1988) possesses enough quiet wonder and innocence to come pleasantly to life."
Mystery casts a 50-year shadow over a Toronto family, until letters out of the past take a middle-aged man on a quest for his long-lost uncle. Read full book review >

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JOHN NEWMAN
by Rhett Morgan

In 1992, John Newman prepared to celebrate finishing his Ph.D., securing a book deal with Warner Books for the release of his dissertation, JFK and Vietnam, and having worked directly with Oliver Stone as consultant on the film JFK. But a brief call from the National Security Agency put all of that in jeopardy. Newman was warned that his ...


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ALL IS NOT LOST
by Mandy Curtis

BOOK REPORT for Teach Me to Forget by Erica M. Chapman

Cover Story: In the Clouds
BFF Charm: Let Me Love You
Swoonworthy Scale: 8
Talky Talk: Heavy, Yet Hopeful
Anti-Bonus Factor: Suicide
Relationship Status: Here For You

Trigger Warning: Teach Me to Forget deals with attempted suicide, suicidal thoughts, cutting, severe depression, how suicide affects the people who are ...


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CHOOSING YOUR OWN PATH
by Leila Roy

Everyone wants something different from me. It’s like one second, I should be a better dude. I should stop being such a girly douche, and I should just man up. Then, it’s the opposite: I’m too much of a guy, and it’s not right. I should be a girl, because that’s what I’m supposed to be.

The thing is, I’m ...


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 22, 2007

"An inviting, heartfelt look at a behind-the-scenes jazz guru."
The biography of a little-known jazz mover and shaker who, in his own quiet way, moved and shook the entire jazz world. Read full book review >

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THREE BOOKS ABOUT GAME SHOWS
by Leila Roy

While the multiple sexual harassment lawsuits make him a somewhat problematic figure now, Bob Barker was a hugely iconic figure in my childhood. I was really only allowed to watch daytime television when I was home sick from school, so I associate him—and The Price is Right—with lying on the couch with the flu. A weird treat for a ...


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STONE BLOOD by R. M. Green
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 18, 2014

"A well-crafted story hiding under its more esoteric elements."
Green's debut novel is a peculiar meditation on the natures of art and creation, well-paced with a singular character at its center. Read full book review >

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SUDDENLY, LOVE by Aharon Appelfeld
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 6, 2014

"Appelfeld writes simply but gorgeously about important things, and the translation is particularly graceful and supple."
A quiet, moving and utterly convincing story about the growing love between an aging author and his companion. Read full book review >

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BLOOMS OF DARKNESS by Aharon Appelfeld
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 9, 2010

"Poignant and tender without being sentimental, the novel achieves its powerful emotive effects through simplicity and understatement—a beautiful read."
An unadorned and heartbreaking tale of a young boy coming of age during World War II. Read full book review >

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THE MAN WHO NEVER STOPPED SLEEPING by Aharon Appelfeld
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 31, 2017

"Appelfeld's style is never flashy, but the plainness of his writing gives post-Holocaust events both starkness and power."
Prolific author Appelfeld once again delivers with a novel of great sensitivity, finely attuned to the difficulties of responding to post-Holocaust living. Read full book review >