Search Results: "Tristram Stuart"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: June 6, 2006

"Imaginative, piercing portrayal of a man shadowed by merciless demons."
British homeless advocate Masters crafts an unconventional biography of a man who raged not only at the dying of the light but often at the very light itself. 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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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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STUART LITTLE by E.B. White
ADVENTURE
Released: Oct. 17, 1945

"The story would have a real chance on its own merits without these really appallingly bad episodes."
Of course this will sell—as an E. B. White item and one that the publishers are pushing hard, playing it for an adult as well as a juvenile sale. Read full book review >

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GLORIA STUART by Gloria Stuart
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 8, 1999

"Those who pick up this book will likely ask themselves a similar question. (Author tour)"
The elderly star of Titanic tells all—and then some. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

STUART GOES TO SCHOOL by Sara Pennypacker
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2003

"Hilarious and clever. (Fiction. 6-9)"
Worrywart Stuart is back and he has something to worry about in this excellent sequel to Stuart's Cape (2002). Read full book review >

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MOXY MAXWELL DOES NOT LOVE STUART LITTLE by Peggy Gifford
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 8, 2007

"Technique or no technique, kids will recognize Moxy—and they will love her. (Fiction. 7-11)"
A chapter-book picaresque hilariously chronicles one day in the life of almost-fourth-grader Moxy Maxwell. Read full book review >

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THE LIFE AND OPINIONS OF TRISTRAM SHANDY, GENTLEMAN by Martin Rowson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 17, 1997

"As critical commentary and scholarly play, this rude and splendid comic book will delight true Shandeans."
Rowson's graphic novel of Laurence Sterne's famous "cock and bull'' story (often called the first modern novel) will disappoint readers looking for a "Classic Comics'' crib version. 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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >