Search Results: "Tom Hayden"


BOOK REVIEW

THE ZAPATISTA READER by Tom Hayden
NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 2001

"In a word: inspirational. In a few more: moody, heartbreaking, revelatory, jubilant."
Some of the New and Old World's finest political writers illuminate the many facets of Mexico's Zapatista revolutionary movement—in a collection assembled by veteran activist and former California state senator Hayden (Irish on the Inside, 2001, etc.). Read full book review >

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THE LONG SIXTIES by Tom Hayden
NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 8, 2009

"With elements of a new Rules for Radicals and knowing takes on such old New Left moments as The Port Huron Statement, Hayden's book could be a worthy foundational document."
The big news, for those who keep track of such things: Tom Hayden, New Left enfant terrible, never dropped acid. Read full book review >

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HELL NO by Tom Hayden
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 31, 2017

"Movement-builders of today will want to take note of Hayden's thoughtful look back."
"Hell, no, we won't go!" Recently deceased politician and one-time radical leader Hayden (Listen Yankee! Why Cuba Matters, 2015, etc.) sounds a cri di antiguerre for the movement that helped halt America's misadventure in Vietnam. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 19, 1996

"As a guide for those desiring specifics rather than slogans, however, it is considerably less useful."
California state senator and former radical activist Hayden's (Reunion, 1988, etc.) prescription for our environmental malaise calls for a reinfusion of the spiritual to heal the divide between humans and the natural world. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 25, 2001

"An electric piece of emotional archaeology and a welcoming back of an ethnic spirit—nonconformist, open, ancient—that anyone could be proud to claim."
A pugnacious autobiographical treatise, in which former California state senator Hayden reclaims his Irish identity. Read full book review >

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WALKING WITH PLATO by Gary Hayden
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 12, 2016

"Enthusiastic but lackluster travel writing."
An English journalist's account of his three-month summer walking tour of Great Britain. Read full book review >

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VOYAGE by Sterling Hayden
Released: Dec. 29, 1976

"Film actor Hayden, who broke into print with Wanderer, has written another elemental smash hit."
A voluminous, energetic epic approximating the voyage of the States through the year 1896. Read full book review >

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THE VERY WORST THING by Torey Hayden
ANIMALS
Released: June 1, 2003

"Despite these flaws, this is a well-wrought problem novel for the younger set. (Fiction. 9-13)"
Twelve-year-old David, passed among foster homes for as long as he can remember, has never had anything or anyone of his own except his sister, who is now in juvenile hall. Read full book review >

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ARSHILE GORKY by Hayden Herrera
NON-FICTION
Released: July 1, 2003

"A welcome introduction to the work of a painter famed in his day but now largely forgotten."
A lucid life of the émigré Expressionist painter. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE KILLING FROST by Thomas Hayden
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 17, 1992

"Dark, moody, action-packed—a memorable tale."
Dublin advertising executive Hayden's posthumous first novel re-creates the gritty human passions and longings behind Ireland's 1916 Easter Rebellion—a dense, gloomy, and ultimately captivating novel more than a decade in the making. Read full book review >

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WANDERER by Sterling Hayden
Released: Oct. 21, 1963

"With the total unselective recall of a man who has had psychiatrists, Hayden has produced a surprising book that will be read."
The movie actor with the face of a wooden Viking—and the acting ability generally associated with that substance—has dropped the wheel of his famous schooner long enough to produce an autobiography. Read full book review >

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LAST WAVE by Paul Hayden
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2003

"Life is a wave, mate, a brief blur of beauty."
Aussie young adult debut supercharged with raw Down Under slang but feelingful and witty. Read full book review >