Search Results: "Ulrich Hub"


BOOK REVIEW

MEET AT THE ARK AT EIGHT by Ulrich  Hub
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 30, 2012

"Not for every reader, but sweet in its own way. (Fable. 6-10)"
Three penguins…but only two tickets to the ark, what's a friend to do? Read full book review >

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POWER PLAYS by Maureen Ulrich
FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 2008

"Readers where hockey is big will likely look beyond the problems; most others probably won't. (author's note) (Fiction. 13 & up)"
Hockey, bullying and friendship fill Canadian playwright Ulrich's first novel. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 2009

"An enjoyable true-crime tale accessible to lovers of art and whodunits alike."
U.S. News and World Report contributing editor Boser provides a rich account of his attempt to unravel the mystery of the world's largest unsolved art theft. Read full book review >

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FAREWELL TO THE HORSE by Ulrich Raulff
Released: Feb. 13, 2018

"A top-notch addition to the library of any cultured equestrian; highly readable from start to finish."
A fascinating canter through the history of horses and their dealings, for better or worse, with humans. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Sept. 11, 2002

"Mostly scattered testimonials: we may simply still be too close to allow the creative imagination to claim this territory yet."
A collage of responses to September 11, both original and reprinted, from the city with the highest concentration of literati in the world. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WE ARE BUT A MOMENT by Ulrich Baer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 20, 2017

"Politicians confront environmental doom in this prophetic and altruistic tale about the near future."
A presidential adviser becomes stuck in quarantine after exposure to a deadly pathogen in this political novel. Read full book review >

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WELL-BEHAVED WOMEN SELDOM MAKE HISTORY by Laurel Thatcher Ulrich
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 7, 2007

"An erudite, compelling examination."
A portrait of women engaged in the history-making business, as well as a meditation on the occasional burden of being immensely quotable. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 10, 2017

"While Ulrich creates an absorbing history of intimate lives, individuals' religious passions and acceptance of polygamy remain mysterious."
A Pulitzer Prize-winning historian investigates women's power and agency within the early Mormon community. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 9, 2001

"Another gem from the author of the Pulitzer- and Bancroft Prize-winning A Midwife's Tale (1990). (165 illustrations, 3 maps)"
A chronicle of New England cloth production—as well as an exploration of the production of history. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 3, 2015

"Strange, unusual in form and dislocating—especially if you have an older-model linear mind. For those qualities alone, this is worth a look, though its hipper-than-thou self-satisfaction runs close to the surface of a superficial book."
"There's no shopping in Star Wars." But then, where does Luke Skywalker get all his cool gear? That's a question that this provocative book never fully answers.Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LOST by Hans-Ulrich Treichel
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 11, 1999

"A gripping and resonant parable, done with remarkable economy, subtlety, and finesse."
A first novel from Treichel, a well-known German poet and critic, turns a fragmented family's arduous search for its missing son into an eerie and perversely amusing metaphysical puzzle. Read full book review >

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WAYS OF CURATING by Hans Ulrich Obrist
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 4, 2014

"A succinct, personal perspective on the intellectual sources and enthusiasms of a distinguished figure in the contemporary art world."
An acclaimed curator reflects on how, and why, we look at art. Read full book review >