Search Results: "Wally Zubric"


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The Men's Only Book of Toilet Trivia by Wally Zubric
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Feb. 25, 2012

"A sporadically interesting effluence of information."
A selection of random, often distasteful but sometimes-intriguing scatological factoids. Read full book review >

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I'LL TAKE YOU THERE by Wally Lamb
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 22, 2016

"There's a novel in here somewhere, buried under film trivia, corny commentary, a convoluted premise, and a 17-page article about the Miss Rheingold contest."
An aging film scholar is visited by elegant Hollywood ghosts bearing interactive home movies of his childhood. Read full book review >

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ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Feb. 1, 2003

"There are things, says Lamb, that need 'to be known about prison and prisoners. There are misconceptions to be abandoned, biases to be dropped.' Here's a step in that direction."
Intense attestations of lives that ran afoul of the law, from women who have done or are doing time at a prison in Connecticut. Read full book review >

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WISHIN’ AND HOPIN’ by Wally Lamb
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 1, 2009

"Flimsy and barely entertaining."
Lightweight holiday fare in the entirely predictable subgenre of What Else Can Go Wrong at the Christmas Pageant? Read full book review >

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THE HOUR I FIRST BELIEVED by Wally Lamb
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 11, 2008

"A clearer focus and a forgone subplot or two would have helped. Of interest, however, as an entry in the body of literature that has emerged from real tragedy."
A glacially paced novel of modern manners and mayhem, its chief elements being middle-aged angst, mass murder and pizza. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 21, 2010

"A holistic, well-organized and groundbreaking guide for managers in the information age."
Certified speaking professional and leadership consultant Hauck presents a guide for managers wishing to improve employee performance. Read full book review >

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I’LL FLY AWAY by Wally Lamb
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"Writing as an act of self-realization and liberation and, not incidentally, an indictment of the penal system."
The second accomplished collection of writings from women incarcerated in Connecticut's York Correctional Institution, edited again by bestselling novelist Lamb (Couldn't Keep It to Myself: Testimonies from Our Imprisoned Sisters, 2003, etc.). Read full book review >

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I KNOW THIS MUCH IS TRUE by Wally Lamb
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 14, 1998

"A probable commercial bonanza, but both twice as long and not as much as it should have been. (Book-of-the-Month Club main selection; author tour)"
Both a moving character study and a gripping story of family conflict are hidden somewhere inside the daunting bulk of this annoyingly slick second novel by Lamb (the popular Oprah selection She's Come Undone, 1992). Read full book review >

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WE ARE WATER by Wally Lamb
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 22, 2013

"We all know that life is tangled and messy. Still, in reminding readers of this fact, Lamb turns in a satisfyingly grown-up story, elegantly written."
A searching novel of contemporary manners—and long-buried secrets—by seasoned storyteller Lamb (Wishin' and Hopin', 2009, etc.). Read full book review >

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SHE'S COME UNDONE by Wally Lamb
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 15, 1992

"A warmblooded, enveloping tale of survival, done up loose and cheering."
A tremendously likable first novel about the catastrophe- marked childhood, youth, and mangled adulthood of a tough-fibered woman who almost beaches herself in guilt and grief. Read full book review >

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BOOM BOOM! by Wally  Duff
Released: Aug. 4, 2017

"Ample diverting characters and story for a prospective—and welcome—return to Tina's neighborhood."
In first-time novelist Duff's thriller, a stay-at-home mom uses her skills as a former investigative journalist to find a story, beginning with her curt, suspicious neighbor. Read full book review >