Search Results: "Terrence Kuch"


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THE ANTIGONE POEMS by Marie Slaight
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 15, 2014

"A beautifully bound, impressive collection with language as evocative as its illustrations."
Rich in allegory and metaphor, this illustrated collection of poetry explores the tragedy of Antigone, the defiant woman of Greek myth. Read full book review >

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SYMPATHY FOR THE DEVIL by Terrence McCauley
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 14, 2015

"Not one of the genre's great yarns, but it's still a fun read for fans of classic espionage."
A fast-moving noir spy thriller featuring a hard-ass protagonist who's great with a gun. Read full book review >

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THE HOUSE OF SAND by Terrence Douglas
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 18, 2011

"Sharp satire with crisp, intelligent writing and spot-on characterizations."
With wit as dry as desert sand, Douglas takes a satiric look at greed and gluttony in the mythical realm of Aquifia, a kingdom that arose from the sand. Read full book review >

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A MURDER OF CROWS by Terrence McCauley
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 12, 2016

"Not a bad read, especially for those who believe that anything goes when fighting terrorists. But it's interesting what some perceive as heroism."
A fast-moving spy-versus-spy thriller featuring the return of James Hicks (Sympathy for the Devil, 2015). Read full book review >

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MARSHALL McLUHAN by W. Terrence Gordon
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 29, 1997

"But as an intellectual history, it's first-rate. (8 pages b&w photos, not seen)"
A thoughtful study of the life and ideas of the celebrated media philosopher. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 21, 2011

"A dense but intriguing book that demands close reading; for dedicated readers, it's well worth the effort."
Deacon (Biological Anthropology and Neuroscience/Univ. of California, Berkeley; The Symbolic Species: The Co-evolution of Language and the Brain, 1997) takes up the challenge of giving a physical, scientific basis for our perception of agency and selfhood. Read full book review >

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SONS OF HEAVEN by Terrence Cheng
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 1, 2002

"Formulaic, but a compelling read all the same, in a brisk style with plenty of local color."
A vivid and imaginative fictional recounting of the events of Tiananmen Square in June 1989. Read full book review >

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Released: Sept. 30, 1970

"Disciples will want to know more, and will approach in the requisite mood of glad submission."
This intellectual cirque navire takes its organizational principle from the magus's masterwork, Understanding Media: namely, the proposition that each new medium subsumes not only pre-existing content but also pre-existing media. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 2002

"Smart authors with a lot of hot stuff to report on, but they should cool it a bit."
What makes us human? A combination of genes and developmental programs interacting with an environment that shapes the brain across the life span, declare two California neuroscientists. Read full book review >

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THE SEVENTH EFFECT by Terence Kuch
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 15, 2011

"The story presents an atypical terrorism concept, a shocking dose of humor and a handful of riveting scenes, but misses the mark by not tying up all the loose ends and introducing an unwieldy number of characters."
Kuch's debut thriller combines technology and an unusual method of terrorism. Read full book review >