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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

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 >

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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 >

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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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 >

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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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

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 >

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LEAVING SARDINIA by Hans-Ulrich Treichel
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 21, 2004

"Deceptively simple, nicely nourishing fiction of the old school."
An emotionally muddled art student's unlucky sexual ventures as he stumbles upon the Sardinian woman of his dreams. Read full book review >