Search Results: "Terry Hunt"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: June 21, 2011

"A fascinating new chapter of the unwitting but tragic decimation of the native Rapa Nui populations, brought about unwittingly by cultural contact rather than the decline of their own society."
Modern research techniques enable debut authors Hunt (Anthropology/Univ. of Hawaii at Manoa) and Lipo (Archaeology/California State Univ., Long Beach) to review the "mysteries" of the Easter Islands and offer some solutions of their own. Read full book review >

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SAMANTHA HUNT
by Lucas Loredo

Samantha Hunt’s fiction lies in the meeting place between our common reality and the expanded reality of dreams, transformations, visitations, and conjurings. In her previous novels, teenagers communicate with the dead, a man travels through time over Queens, and men emerge from and disappear into the ocean. Hunt’s latest book, a collection of stories titled The Dark Dark, again inhabits ...


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BOOK REVIEW

CUTS THROUGH BONE by Alaric Hunt
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 14, 2013

"Despite its modern touches, Hunt's down-and-dirty debut harkens back to Sam Spade and other classic private eyes. It may be a little rough around the edges, but it drags you in and keeps you reading."
The murder of a wealthy Columbia University student provides a steep learning curve for the pair investigating her death. Read full book review >

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THE KINGDOM BEYOND THE WAVES by Stephen Hunt
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Aug. 4, 2009

"Vividly and vigorously narrated, with splashes of humor. But in a universe where anything can happen, it's rarely possible to care when something does."
Another doorstopper steampunk fantasy set in the furiously overcrowded and hard-to-fathom universe of The Court of the Air (2008). Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 2005

"An elegant resource for all who dwell in, or care about, cities. The glossy and—no doubt expensive—illustrations are a real plus."
A powerful new urban history with implications for today. Read full book review >

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LOOK AWAY, LOOK AWAY by Bill Hunt
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 4, 2013

"A well-intentioned but inconsistent smorgasbord of Southern vignettes."
Hunt (A Full-Grown Man, 2009) offers a playful collection of short stories set in the American South and featuring plenty of local color and family drama. Read full book review >

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THE EXQUISITE by Laird Hunt
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2006

"An author to watch once he 'murders' his mentors."
The namesake of a 17th-century thief helms a fake murder ring in New York's East Village. Read full book review >

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WRITING HISTORY IN THE GLOBAL ERA by Lynn Hunt
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 15, 2014

"In this incisive look at the history of history, Hunt asserts that globalization will inspire a new paradigm acknowledging the importance—and inevitably—of cross-disciplinary and collaborative inquiry."
A noted historian offers a lucid overview of her changing field. Read full book review >

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TRICK OF LIGHT by David Hunt
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 5, 1998

"Take your pick."
Achromatic photographer Kay Farrow is pulled into a second case of murder when her old teacher is killed by a hit-and-run motorcyclist. Read full book review >

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THE RISE OF THE IRON MOON by Stephen Hunt
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: March 1, 2011

"A swaggering, eye-filling, brain-swizzling extravaganza, though Hunt's hyperkinetic saga may be a taste not all readers will wish to acquire."
Third fantasy set in Hunt's teeming, mind-boggling steampunk universe (The Court of the Air, 2007, etc.), this time complete with interplanetary invaders courtesy of H.G. Wells. Read full book review >

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THE MAGICIAN'S TALE by David Hunt
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 1997

"As an exercise in atmosphere, though, Hunt's first novel is as glamorously seedy as a pristine print of a vintage film noir. (First printing of 100,000; $125,000 ad/promo)"
A color-blind photographer searches the dark side of San Francisco for the killer of the street Adonis whose sordid life she'd been documenting. Read full book review >