Search Results: "The Invisible Man"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: July 23, 2012

"A beguiling tale that gets the juices flowing."
A gay ol' time with disco, disease and, most importantly, the Dark Arts. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

INVISIBLE MAN by Ralph Ellison
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 7, 1952

"Watch it."
An extremely powerful story of a young Southern Negro, from his late high school days through three years of college to his life in Harlem. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

INVISIBLE MAN, GOT THE WHOLE WORLD WATCHING by Mychal Denzel Smith
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 14, 2016

"Realizing that he has more questions than answers, Smith cautiously sketches a useful blueprint for radical and intersectional politics in a country where a black child can grow up to be president but where living while black is still dangerous."
As black men are cut down by the police and self-appointed vigilantes, an activist wrestles with competing claims—from his family and community, his historically black university, the media, and white America—on his blackness and how it is to be lived. Read full book review >

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THE VISIBLE MAN by Chuck Klosterman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 4, 2011

"Immersed as always in popular culture, but rises to the challenge of creative fiction."
An author best known for his journalism and nonfiction books makes a big leap with his second novel. Read full book review >

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THE INVISIBLE by Amelia Kahaney
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Oct. 7, 2014

"Readers unfamiliar with the series will quickly track down the first volume, while the rest will be hounding Kahaney for the next one. (Sciencefiction. 13 & up)"
Anthem Fleet, the ballerina-turned-superhero, is back in this sequel, performing fewer pliés and more kickbox moves. Read full book review >

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THE INVISIBLE BESTSELLER by Kenneth A. Briggs
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2016

"A somewhat depressing but knowledgeable account of how the Bible lumbers on in America, not as widely read but still precious to a core of believers."
How the Bible continues a downward slide in use and comprehension in both society and the church. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 5, 2014

"A compelling, astute chronicle of the politics and culture of late-20th-century America."
How Ronald Reagan lost the presidency and won the heart of America. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE INVISIBLE BRIDGE by Julie Orringer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 21, 2010

"Written with the big-picture view of Doctor Zhivago or Winds of War—and likely to be one of the big books of the season."
A long, richly detailed debut novel from prizewinning short-story writer Orringer (How to Breathe Underwater, 2003), unfolding from a little-explored area of the Holocaust. Read full book review >

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THE INVISIBLE PRINCESS by Faith Ringgold
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 1998

"Ringgold (Bonjour, Lonnie, 1996, etc.) loads the story—more fable-like than any of her previous works—with lessons of forgiveness, while the Invisible Princess shines beatifically in turbulent, strongly colored illustrations. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Echoes of the title story in Virginia Hamilton's The People Could Fly (1985) reverberate through this original tale of a hidden child of slavery leading her people to freedom. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 4, 1992

"AIDS in women, and a heartfelt call to action to combat this devastating disease."
Factual research and personal stories add up to a powerful report on the AIDS crisis and its effect on women, by an author who's taken on the medical establishment before (The Mother Machine, 1985, etc.). Read full book review >

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THE INVISIBLE CAT! by Pip Jones
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 11, 2017

"Readers will wish that they had a kitty to blame their misdeeds on when they've acted…naughty. (Fiction. 6-9)"
How much mischief can an invisible cat cause? Plenty, if that cat is Squishy McFluff. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE INVISIBLE FRONT by Yochi Dreazen
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 7, 2014

"A sad accounting of the burdens shouldered by military families and the military's institutional resistance toward compassionate change."
An examination of the mental health crisis through the trials of one military family. Read full book review >