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 >

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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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 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 >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 2012

"Unlike John R. Bradley's skeptical After the Arab Spring (2012), Bishara does not believe the Islamists are poised to co-opt the revolution, but sees more 'creative thinking' in the Arab transformation."
Al-Jazeera English's chief political analyst offers a keen, journalistic look at the making of the Arab Spring and its ramifications. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: July 1, 2004

"At times, Panek seems determined to force the two men's careers into identical patterns, citing minor similarities as if they were proof of deep connections. Even so, the light he sheds on the historical context of their discoveries makes for fascinating reading."
A century ago, Einstein and Freud revolutionized science—largely, argues science writer Panek, by looking for hidden causes behind the surface of their respective disciplines. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE INVISIBLE WORLD by John Smolens
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 1, 2002

"Crafted by a writer who's good at atmospherics (Cold, 2001, etc.). But individual scenes that are striking don't quite do it when a pivotal character—the father, in this case—is so ambiguous that his motives are impenetrable."
A son wars with his father over his dead mother's ashes in an edgy, Oedipal thriller. 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 >