Search Results: "Wade Graham"


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NON-FICTION
Released: April 5, 2011

"A bright, comprehensive horticultural celebration written with a fine eye for detail."
Scrupulous history of American gardens and the imaginative creators who made them possible. Read full book review >

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DREAM CITIES by Wade Graham
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 26, 2016

"Graham delivers an intriguing architectural history and an effective antidote to the excesses of urban renewal and city planning."
Garden designer and historian Graham (American Eden: From Monticello to Central Park to our Backyards: What Our Gardens Tell Us About Who We Are, 2011, etc.) explores how modern cities were built on foundations made of the fantasies and utopian dreams of individual architects.Read full book review >

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BIG, BAD AND A LITTLE BIT SCARY by Wade Zahares
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2001

"Wild and wonderful. (Picture book/poetry. 5-12)"
"WARNING!" says the jacket flap; "This book contains wild animals!" Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 2, 2009

"Inauthentic and overblown."
Tongue-in-cheek memoir of a middle-aged gay man who, inspired by Thoreau, moved to rural Michigan to pursue his writing and the simple life. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 1, 2011

"An unbalanced collection of occasionally humorous essays that rarely strike an emotional chord."
A memoir of comedic holiday misadventure. Read full book review >

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ONE TIME IN PARIS by Wade Stevenson
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 2008

"A choppy but impassioned chronicle powered by a perpetual quest for love."
A Buffalo-based writer's affecting if protean memoir about Parisian life and love during the decade of liberation. Read full book review >

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Scream If You Wanna Go Faster by Wade Beauchamp
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 14, 2013

"A fun, slightly dangerous drive through the car-culture canyon."
From Beauchamp (Skintight, 2014), a novel about adventures in and around a 1963 Ford Galaxie. Read full book review >

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THE ELECTRIC AFFINITIES by Wade Stevenson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 4, 2013

"An atmospheric, evocative tale of youth endeavoring to live free."
A free-love opus set in a bygone era. Read full book review >

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FARM ANIMALS by Wade Cooper
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 2008

This Level 2 Scholastic Reader features bright color photos of ten common types of farm animals, each with a rhymed first-person introduction and a brief note on the animal's job or products it produces. Read full book review >

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THE THEFT & THE MIRACLE by Rebecca Wade
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2007

"The last 50 pages yoke a lot of things together by violence, and might pull an alert reader out of the story, but those willing to go along just for the ride will have a rather thrilling time. (Fiction. 9-12)"
This first novel by a British violist combines many elements: mystery, time-slip, even a little horror and allegory. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 20, 2011

"More detail-bludgeoning than riveting tale of mettle against mountain."
Anthropologist and National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Davis (The Wayfinders: Why Ancient Wisdom Matters in the Modern World, 2009, etc.) exhaustively charts the first epic assaults on Mount Everest by determined Englishmen after the devastation of World War I. Read full book review >

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A TROUBLESOME INHERITANCE by Nicholas Wade
NON-FICTION
Released: May 6, 2014

"A freethinking and well-considered examination of the evidence 'that human evolution is recent, copious, and regional.'"
Deploying his natural science background, New York Times journalist Wade (The Faith Instinct: How Religion Evolved and Why It Endures, 2009, etc.) strides into the political minefield of genetic influence on racial differences. Read full book review >