Search Results: "William Dalrymple"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 2003

"Rigorously researched, intelligent, compassionate. A tour de force. (2 maps, 50 illustrations, not seen)"
Masterfully demonstrating that truth can trump fiction, English travel writer Dalrymple (From the Holy Mountain, 1998, etc.) relates a wrenching tale of love's labors lost on the Indian subcontinent. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 17, 2010

"A remarkable feat of journalism."
Illuminating biographies of Indians who retain ancient devotional traditions despite rapid economic change. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 16, 2013

"A rich excavation of both British and Afghan sources, with gorgeous colored reproductions of Muslim and romantic renderings of the action and characters."
An intensively focused study of the ill-begotten launch of the Great Game in Afghanistan. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Nov. 17, 1994

"Not a heavyweight experience, but this warm look at Delhi is a pleasant starting point for anyone interested in this mysterious city. (16 pages b&w illustrations)"
A charming portrait of the ancient Indian capital of Delhi by a talented young British travel writer. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 1998

"An evensong for a dying civilization. (24 b&w and 8 color photos, not seen)"
A memorable historical journey through the twilight of Eastern Christianity in the Middle East, heartfelt and beautifully told. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Sept. 12, 2017

"A lively, well-researched history of lust for wealth and power."
The tale of a diamond that became a coveted prize during centuries of political turmoil. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE WRENCHIES by Farel Dalrymple
GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMIC BOOKS
Released: Sept. 16, 2014

"Morbid and discomfiting; not for the faint of heart, but what a ride for those who go with the flow. (Graphic science fiction. 15 & up)"
Children must fight a complicated evil in this dark, disturbing sci-fi tale. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ACCIDENT$ WAITING TO HAPPEN by Rick Dalrymple
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 22, 2013

"A solid overview of techniques that can help companies save money on workers' compensation and related expenses."
A debut guidebook for corporate decision-makers seeking to increase the efficiency of their workers' compensation programs. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

The Sense of Reckoning by Matty Dalrymple
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 19, 2015

"A book that proves just as keen and charming as its characters."
In Dalrymple's second thriller featuring Ann Kinnear, the appealing spirit sensor fears she may be haunted by the ghost of a killer. Read full book review >

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The Sense of Death by Matty Dalrymple
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 30, 2013

"A frighteningly meticulous villain and a formidable protagonist will have readers breezing through the pages."
In Dalrymple's debut thriller, a woman capable of sensing spirits might be unknowingly putting herself in danger when she gets close to exposing a murderer. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ROCK PAPER SCISSORS by Matty Dalrymple
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 8, 2017

"A deadly game involving a dangerous girl that does have a winner: the reader."
A secret fertility experiment goes wrong in this thriller. 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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