Search Results: "Tristram P. Coffin"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: Oct. 12, 2009

"Occasionally rambling but rewarding reading on a worldwide crisis."
A useful account of how we waste food. 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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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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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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AFTER by Claire Tristram
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2004

"Newcomer Tristram comes racing out of the gate with this bold, splashy debut."
Anyone looking to take a walk on the wild side will relish this fiercely erotic debut. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 8, 2007

"Culinary and cultural history intertwined: readable, and endlessly interesting."
An epic of non-carnivorous restraint. Read full book review >

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A CHANT TO SOOTHE WILD ELEPHANTS by Jaed Coffin
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 1, 2008

"The author's journey is admirable, but his thin memoir fails to relate any sense of spiritual or intellectual development."
Low-key memoir of the author's search for identity. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 22, 1999

"This book makes clear why Coffin is one of America's most valuable visionaries and dreamers."
This slim volume gathers together seven essays by Coffin, former chaplain at Yale and pastor of New York's Riverside Church. Read full book review >

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BENEATH THE DEPTHS by Bruce Robert  Coffin
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 8, 2017

"A sturdy, starchy police procedural most likely to appeal to readers with a hearty appetite for police routine."
When a lawyer who's already antagonized half the people in Maine winds up dead, every pine tree in Portland seems chock-full of suspects. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 28, 1994

"A valuable guide, by an insider, into our nation's most important legal institutions."
Federal appellate judge Coffin (The Ways of a Judge, 1980, etc.) takes the reader on an erudite, informative and witty tour of American appellate courts, those courts that review the legal decisions of trial courts and give litigants a second chance at justice. Read full book review >