Search Results: "Wilco"


BOOK REVIEW

IPAD BOOK APPS
Released: May 25, 2012

"Chicagoans in exile will feel all the more homesick, while Wilco fans, already well-served with music, concert footage and photographs from various sources, will absolutely want to have this in their collections. The price is right, too."
A splendid bit of orchestration by everybody's favorite alt-rock sextet, giving a view of performances in the City with Big Shoulders from backstage and the cheap seats alike. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 1997

"The book often reads like an oral history, and that is both a strength and a drawback: The narrative is frank and lively, but it lacks the objectivity and research notes one expects in a serious work of history. (8 pages b&w photos, not seen)"
A behind-the-scenes history of American fighter pilots, from Vietnam to Desert Storm. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 18, 2011

"Debatable, sure, but the author writes a narrative as fast-paced and scintillating as a sci-fi novel."
A provocative examination of ancient prophecies and how they seem to align with the latest research in quantum physics—and whether both fields hint at an impending new age of consciousness. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 1, 2009

"Serviceable but not definitive."
Detailed, hagiographic biography of one of the world's most inspiring athletes. Read full book review >

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Released: Aug. 30, 2016

"If ordinary reality isn't weird enough for you, this heady Cloud Cuckoo Land is for you."
Earthlings, give yourselves up. Read full book review >

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PLEXUS by Troy T. Wilcoxson
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: March 9, 2015

"A novel of full-throttle sci-fi violence for lovers of the 1980s action-film heyday."
In this debut novel, an android terrorist destroys Washington, D.C., in an attempt to take over the world. Read full book review >

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WAKING BEAUTY by Leah Wilcox
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2008

"This irrepressible read-aloud will have the audience shouting directions at the poor hapless Prince—who could ask for a better endorsement than that? (Picture book. 3-8)"
The team that created the hysterical Falling for Rapunzel (2003) now tackles Sleeping Beauty. Read full book review >

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FALLING FOR RAPUNZEL by Leah Wilcox
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 2003

"And the twist on 'happily ever after' spins a reality-based meaning on the phrase 'falling for you' that kids should find funny. (Picture book/fairy tale. 5-8)"
"Once upon a bad hair day, a prince rode up Rapunzel's way." Read full book review >

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POWERHOUSE by Charlotte Wilcox
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 7, 1996

"On the whole, however, the book casts light on what goes on inside a building most readers will never have the chance to visit. (glossary, index) (Nonfiction. 5-10)"
A guided tour of a nuclear power plant, packed with color photos of futuristic machinery. Read full book review >

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THE PAINTED LADY by Stephen F. Wilcox
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 16, 1994

"The mystery's never very mysterious this time, but Hack's high- jinks will bring a smile to everybody who's ever done battle with a civic association."
What could make gadabout columnist Elias Hackshaw (The Twenty Acre Plot, 1991; The Nimby Factor, 1992) even less popular with his miraculously preserved Neanderthal neighbors in Kirkville, New York? Read full book review >

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Released: June 30, 1999

"Book lovers will love this book. (Book—of-the-Month Club alternate selection)"
A meticulously crafted description of a writing teacher's apprenticeship in bookbinding and conservation with an internationally known master of the field. Read full book review >