Search Results: "Tristram Hunt"


BOOK REVIEW

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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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 25, 2014

"A well-documented, evenhanded work that will delight urban scholars and lay travelers."
Ten vibrant cities across the globe tell the story of British imperialism in terms more nuanced and complicated than simply being good or bad. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 18, 2009

"An excellent biography, worthy of shelving alongside Francis Wheen's Karl Marx: A Life (2000)."
A welcome life of Karl Marx's factotum, benefactor and co-author, who talked a good revolutionary game while living a happily bourgeois life. Read full book review >

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THE HUNT by Andrew Fukuda
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 1, 2012

"An attempted twist on The Hunger Games. (Paranormal adventure. 13-15)"
If the world is full of vampires, how do the humans survive? Read full book review >

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The Hunt by H.R. Buck
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 22, 2015

"While flawed, this thriller about a psychopath still delivers plenty of action and a fine introduction to a new author."
The search for a ruthless killer brings together the police departments and the citizenry of two small Missouri towns. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: July 1, 2008

"Thorough, but too restricted in scope to appeal to general readers."
British historian Earle (The Sack of Panama: Captain Morgan and the Battle for the Caribbean, 2007, etc.) delves into the late-17th-century surge in treasure hunting and the diving technology that accompanied it. Read full book review >

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BRIAN’S HUNT by Gary Paulsen
ADVENTURE
Released: Dec. 23, 2003

"Based on real incidents, this well-written sequel to Hatchet and its successors will be gobbled up by the author's legions of fans. (Fiction. 10+)"
Brian Robeson has returned to the Canadian wilderness, where his plane crashed two years before. Read full book review >

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DINOSAUR HUNT by Karen Carr
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2002

"This will be a crowd pleaser. (Nonfiction. 7-10)"
In this picture drama an Acrocanthosaurus, relative of the mighty T. rex dinosaur, hatches and begins the struggle for survival learning to hunt, hide, eat, or be eaten. Read full book review >

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THE HUNT by Tamas Aczel
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 24, 1991

"A profound and gripping book."
A beautifully crafted novel in which ideas and narrative are seamlessly woven together by East European writer Aczel (Illuminations, 1981), presently living in the US, to create a stunning indictment of moral relativism. Read full book review >

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THE HUNT by Margaux Othats
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 15, 2017

"A simple story with a powerful anti-violence message. (Picture book. 4-7)"
A small child creates a stone sculpture despite the repeated efforts of hunters to destroy it. Read full book review >

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TREASURE HUNT by Andrea Camilleri
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 24, 2013

"Montalbano's 16th case (The Dance of the Seagull, 2013, etc.) is his most entertaining in years, veering from slapstick humor to Grand Guignol with aplomb."
Inflatable sex dolls, the delivery of a sheep's head, Harry Potter run amok: What madness has Inspector Montalbano gotten himself into now? Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: July 12, 2011

"This personal look at a popular subject is sure to please. (Informational picture book. 7-10)"
Stating that "[t]oday's mystery could be tomorrow's science," a veteran wildlife observer ponders the existence of such legendary creatures as Bigfoot and the Loch Ness monster. Read full book review >