Search Results: "Tim Dee"


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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 20, 2009

"A rewarding memoir."
BBC radio producer and writer Dee compresses memorable incidents from his life as a birdwatcher into a one-year excursion. Read full book review >

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FOUR FIELDS by Tim Dee
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 13, 2015

"Lyrical and thought-provoking but sometimes convoluted."
A BBC radio producer and nature writer visits four fields in England, Zambia, the Ukraine and the United States to reflect on humanity's uneasy relationship with both nature and itself. Read full book review >

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THE ASTONISHING ARMADILLO by Dee Stuart
ANIMALS
Released: May 19, 1993

"Glossary; index. (Nonfiction. 8-12)"
In her first juvenile, Stuart offers an unusually engaging portrait of the adaptable nine-banded armadillo—which over the last hundred years has expanded its range from the Mexican border as far as Missouri and South Carolina. Read full book review >

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NO PLACE LIKE HOME by Dee Romito
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 19, 2017

"Kenzie describes a fantasy middle school life the way most girls wish it could be—amusing and fun but not quite plausible. (Fiction. 9-12)"
It's just a tiny bit hard to feel sorry for Kenzie. Read full book review >

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Sleeping With The Secret Burden by Dee Alimi
Released: March 12, 2013

"An intriguing collection about overcoming obstacles and finding inner peace, but one that might have benefited from a stronger edit."
Alimi's debut poetry collection marks the milestones of an emotional journey of self-exploration across Europe and Africa. Read full book review >

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LITTLE BOY BLUE by Ed Dee
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 6, 1997

NYPD Detectives Anthony Ryan and Joe Gregory spend from Thanksgiving to Christmas trying to trace the loot from a botched airport robbery. Read full book review >

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THE PRIVILEGES by Jonathan Dee
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 12, 2010

"Thoughtful and bracingly unpredictable, though the lack of a resolution is frustrating."
Gilded young go-getter creates, not always legally, a cocoon for his family in Dee's mostly buoyant fifth novel about money, family and mortality. Read full book review >

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ST. FAMOUS by Jonathan Dee
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 1996

"Still, the author has much to say about life and art. (Author tour)"
A well-timed and masterful sendup of celebrity, racism, and the justice system in America, by the esteemed author of The Liberty Campaign (1993), etc. Paul Soloway is a man behind his time: Passionate about literature, unfamiliar with the modern art of compromise, the Columbia graduate settles down on Manhattan's Upper West Side to commit his life to great books. Read full book review >

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THE AMERICAN WEST by Dee Brown
NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 1, 1994

"Rather than this recycled material, itself seduced by the myths it seeks to expose, better to read Brown's own Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee."
A pleasant but uninspired collection of vignettes about the history of the West that offers nothing new. Read full book review >