Search Results: "Wayne Lanter"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: Feb. 9, 2012

"An opinionated, perceptive insider's take on an unsung but vital part of America's education system."
Community college teachers fight for their rights—and the soul of higher education—in Lanter's feisty memoir. Read full book review >

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Psyaint David by Wayne  Lanter
Released: May 22, 2016

"An unusual and artistically ambitious—but convoluted—account of a New York City gripped by fear."
A thriller chronicles a metropolis' descent into moral chaos. Read full book review >

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IF THE SUN SHOULD ASK by Wayne  Lanter
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 6, 2014

"A creatively rendered, memorable memoir."
Award-winning poet and writer Lanter (The Final Days, 2013, etc.) remembers growing up in rural Illinois during the middle of the 20th century. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 12, 2011

"Pacelle is an activist and an optimist who believes that change will come and that, as with every great cause, 'it begins with each one of us.'"
In this debut memoir, Pacelle describes the activities of the Humane Society of the United States, under his direction, and presents the compelling case that by challenging cruelty to animals we are defending our own humanity. Read full book review >

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THE LONE WOLF MURDERS by Wayne Littrell
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 6, 2013

"This thriller's full-throttle pace leaves minor plot points and characters in the dust, but most readers will enjoy the ride nonetheless."
In Littrell's debut thriller, a biker witnesses a murder and flees, but he must contend with two killers who leave more bodies in their wakes as they search for him. Read full book review >

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RUMORS AND STONES by Wayne Karlin
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 1996

"A deft melding of disparate narratives, forming a unique and valuable addition to the literature of the Holocaust."
A deeply emotional, intellectual, and literary examination of the Holocaust, framed through one man's journey to a small Polish town in which 2,000 Jews were executed by the Germans in 1941. Read full book review >

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CLIMBING LIFE’S ETERNAL LADDER by Wayne MacPherson
Released: Oct. 28, 2016

"An inspiring and refreshingly open-minded treatise."
This debut inspirational self-help work draws on philosophy, psychology, poetry, and religion to guide readers searching for everyday spiritual fulfillment. Read full book review >

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CATALOOCHEE by Wayne Caldwell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 22, 2007

"A wonderful novel, and a first-rate debut."
One hundred years in Appalachia are detailed in a lovely and gently captivating first novel from North Carolina native Caldwell. Read full book review >

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US by Wayne Karlin
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 3, 1993

"Karlin layers the novel with mythological Vietnamese riffs, but most readers will be too weary—after battling superficial characterizations and one plot contrivance after another—to care much one way or the other."
Karlin's fourth novel (The Extras; Lost Armies, etc.), set in Thailand and Burma, is part MIA adventure, part opium-lord showdown. Read full book review >

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GOD’S DEMON by Wayne Barlowe
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Oct. 1, 2007

"From Barlowe (Barlowe's Inferno, 1999, etc.), a vivid travelogue of a place we'd all like to avoid."
Hell's denizens struggle for redemption in this evocative epic fantasy, inspired by Barlowe's own artwork. Read full book review >