Search Results: "Will Hutton"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 7, 2006

"Hutton's exhortations seem best addressed to isolationists in both countries—an audience unlikely to be moved by them. For a more nuanced view, see James Kynge's China Shakes the World (2006)."
A middling effort at reconciling the interests of the Middle Kingdom and Middle America. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 2003

"As indeed, anyone reading Hutton's useful, sobering study is likely to conclude: we do."
Who's more dangerous to world peace: Saddam or a golf-playing, pension fund-robbing, churchgoing Republican? Read full book review >

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GLOBAL CAPITALISM by Will Hutton
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2000

"An ambitious and balanced collection that preaches both courage and caution in the face of unprecedented change."
How does globalization affect capitalism? Experts approach the many facets of this question as they assess our increasingly international economy. Read full book review >

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SOLDIER BOY by Keely Hutton
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 13, 2017

"Unapologetically searing and catastrophically truthful, a reminder to readers that it demands much to meet harsh realities with impossible courage. (afterword) (Historical fiction. 13-18)"
Spanning the conflict-laden years of Uganda's recent history, this debut novel-meets-biography is based on the true story of a former enslaved child soldier who escaped and found his own salvation in providing sanctuary for children who suffered a similar fate. Read full book review >

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PERFECT SILENCE by Jeff Hutton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 13, 2000

"Newcomer Hutton writes vividly about war and lovingly about baseball: an occasionally sentimental debut redeemed by passion and obvious sincerity."
Baseball and the Civil War combine compatibly in this eminently likable, at times stirring, debut. Read full book review >

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ODYSSEUS AND THE CYCLOPS by Warwick Hutton
FAIRY TALES, FOLKTALES AND MYTHS
Released: Oct. 1, 1995

"As an introduction to Greek myth, the book works at both the elementary and high school level, and is an ideal read-aloud for almost any audience. (Picture book/folklore. 7+)"
In this excellent retelling, the encounter between Odysseus and the one-eyed Polyphemus maintains its timeless appeal. Read full book review >

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PERSEPHONE by Warwick Hutton
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 1994

"A worthy introduction to an oft-told tale. (Mythology/Picture book. 6-10)"
Once again, Hutton offers a simple but serviceable adaptation and accompanies it with watercolors of unique power and delicacy. Read full book review >

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PERSEUS by Warwick Hutton
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 30, 1993

"An attractive edition of a great mythical adventure. (Mythology/Picture book. 7-10)"
An accomplished illustrator with several biblical and classical retellings to his credit recounts the Greek myth about the hero who, with the gods' help, beheads the terrible Gorgon Medusa, then confronts the evil king who sent him on his dread errand with the head (snaky locks still writhing), thus turning him into stone. Read full book review >

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GOOD PEOPLE by Ewart Hutton
Released: April 16, 2013

"The sexual peccadilloes are not for the squeamish, but the plot twists are cunning, and Glyn Capaldi is the most appealing antihero this side of John Rebus."
Everyone who thinks Ian Rankin doesn't write fast enough should give newcomer Hutton a try. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE TROJAN HORSE by Warwick Hutton
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 31, 1992

"A thoughtful, multilayered introduction to this ancient tale. (Picture book. 6-9)"
Again, Hutton's verbal and visual simplicity will evoke complex responses. Read full book review >

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DEAD PEOPLE by Ewart Hutton
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 15, 2014

"This second outing for Hutton's half-Welsh, half-Italian detective (Good People, 2013) is a disgraced-cop procedural that provides plenty of local color and plot twists."
A surfeit of skeletons versus a cop with a mind of his own. Read full book review >

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BALL by John Hutton
by John Hutton, illustrated by Sarah Jones
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2016

"A sweet but not essential book. (Board book. 2-3)"
A whole host of children presents a whole host of balls in this new installment in the Baby Unplugged series. Read full book review >