Search Results: "William Mulcahy"


BOOK REVIEW

ZACH MAKES MISTAKES by William  Mulcahy
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2016

"Not simplistic but relentlessly utilitarian. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Zach's inattention to rules on a field trip results in a couple of embarrassing faux pas, but with help from a friend and a teacher he learns how to deal. Read full book review >

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ZACH HANGS IN THERE by William  Mulcahy
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2017

"Teachers and parents may find this purposeful book useful, but most children will not. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Zach wants to swing successfully on the trapeze rings. Read full book review >

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ZACH APOLOGIZES by William  Mulcahy
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2012

"While not many kids are likely to ask for repeated readings, still this new series is a useful tool for teaching valuable skills. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Counselor and psychotherapist Mulcahy makes his children's-book debut with the Zach Rules series, designed to give kids some coping tools for working through everyday problems. Read full book review >

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O'HEARN by Greg Mulcahy
Released: April 1, 2015

"An inventive but ultimately thin portrayal of workplace despair."
A worker bee stumbles his way through an absurdist landscape in the company of two colleagues. Read full book review >

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CONSTELLATION by Greg Mulcahy
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 20, 1996

"Mulcahy is often clever and funny. But he never fleshes out any of his conceits, as if they weren't worth the bother. Readers will concur."
Short, manic, experimental first novel from the author of the story collection Out of Work (1993).
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OUT OF WORK by Greg Mulcahy
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 1993

"But all that really comes across is their self-conscious brevity—what is finally the sentimentality of saying too little about what's too insupportably much."
The heavy influence of Raymond Carver, plus a touch of Hemingway and cyberpunk, distills Mulcahy's debut collection—which includes a novella, ``Glass''—down to an edgy, somewhat paranoid vision of general failure and desuetude. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 2013

"A delightful trek into the world of TV production and a substantive treat for the truly addicted PBS fan."
Chronicling her 25-year career with PBS, Eaton provides a behind-the-camera look into the creative process involved in producing Masterpiece Theatre and Mystery!Read full book review >

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Released: June 18, 2011

"A powerful expression of anguish from a 9/11 first responder."
A New York cop's account of his 9/11-related health problems and struggle to have them recognized by the city's bureaucracy. Read full book review >

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BEST BOOKS OF 2016: WILLIAM GIRALDI
by Joe M. O'Connell

Novelist William Giraldi found writing his memoir The Hero's Body at once arduous and simple.

The book entwines his experiences as a teenage bodybuilder, the story of his ultra-macho working-class family and his father's untimely death in a motorcycle crash when he was in his 40s, the author in his 20s.

"I really started writing it when my ...


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WILLIAM MCKEEN
by Gregory McNamee

Charles Manson had a sweet, clear voice, reminiscent of Chet Baker’s, that could carry a pop song, a jazz standard, or a show tune. He wrote some good songs, a couple of which became unironic hipster anthems decades later. He charmed his way into an elite circle of Los Angeles musicians, and he swayed a few of them to record ...


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BLUE SKY WITH CLOUDS by Julie Mulcahy
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: July 15, 2013

"Stylistically a bit awkward, but an honest, powerful book nonetheless."
Eight true stories of perseverance through adversity, interspersed with applicable advice and resources. Read full book review >