Search Results: "Terrence Kuch"


BOOK REVIEW

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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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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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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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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Released: Nov. 16, 2011

"An exemplary story that takes readers on a stroll around the world, made all the better by taut dialogue and expressive characters."
The murder of German agents working with the United States exposes a terrorist plot aimed at American soil in the Douglas' debut novel. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 1997

"Fortunately, such lapses are a minor part of what otherwise is an important and rewarding work. (Author tour)"
An absorbing and informative look at the hidden long-term depression that constricts or undermines the relationships of many American men. Read full book review >

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IN THE VALLEY OF THE KINGS by Terrence Holt
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"Stories for those who wish to enter enigmatic and uncomfortable spaces."
Arthur C. Clarke meets Edgar Allan Poe and Franz Kafka in these dark, dense stories. Read full book review >

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HOSTAGES by Terrence Crimmins
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 3, 2013

"A fair thriller but an excellent satire of American media."
Crimmins' debut thriller follows two men who survive a hostage crisis and later endure unremitting media attention as they attempt to capture a terrorist. Read full book review >