Search Results: "William Kuhn"


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MRS. QUEEN TAKES THE TRAIN by William Kuhn
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 16, 2012

"An affectionate, sympathetic but also unstinting look at the woman inside the sovereign."
An imaginative glimpse into the queen of England's psyche as she rebels against her routine. Read full book review >

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READING JACKIE by William Kuhn
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 7, 2010

"Both respectful and scintillating."
A clever, surprisingly substantial take on the life of Jacqueline Onassis (1929 -1994). Read full book review >

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THE ASSET by Shane Kuhn
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 12, 2016

"Formulaic but still fun. Not a bad recipe for a quick thriller fix."
A thriller that addresses the threat of nuclear terrorism against U.S. cities. 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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SAMIRA AND THE SKELETONS by Camilla Kuhn
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2016

"This Norwegian import may not be best for very squeamish readers, but it is an inclusive and inventive gateway to begin lessons on the body. (Picture book. 5-8)"
When Samira learns that everyone has a skeleton, she can't stop picturing friends and family as walking jumbles of bones. Read full book review >

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HOSTILE TAKEOVER by Shane Kuhn
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 14, 2015

"'I'm not most people,' reflects JL. True. His closest fictional counterparts, as he'd be the first to admit, are drawn from movies like Mr. and Mrs. Smith and the Roadrunner cartoons."
The yuppie assassin of The Intern's Handbook (2014) confesses to an FBI interrogator how he battled traitors, government agents, good old boys, and his own smoking-hot wife.Read full book review >

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Released: July 1, 2017

"An informative manual for explorers of taiji and qigong."
A guide offers exercises for the mind, body, and spirit. Read full book review >

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NOT EXACTLY NASHVILLE by Betsy Kuhn
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 1998

"In accurately depicting the inner turmoil, aspirations, and confusion that beset those on the brink of adolescence, Kuhn creates a lively and readable tale. (Fiction. 10-12)"
An engaging premise and realistic characters make this an appealing debut from Kuhn. Read full book review >

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DO YOU KNOW HOW TO FLY? by Gordon Kuhn
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 11, 2016

"A thoughtful, engaging account of a brutal life and the carnage that it left behind."
Kuhn's debut true-crime story shows how a violent man's life led him to death row. Read full book review >

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THE INTERN'S HANDBOOK by Shane Kuhn
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 8, 2014

"An entertaining, ferociously violent romp about a morally bankrupt killer trying to find his way home."
Never trust anyone under the age of 25: That cute-as-a-button intern just might be trying to blow your brains out. Read full book review >

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DO YOU REALIZE? by Kevin A. Kuhn
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2017

"An amicable story that offers time travel as a self-improvement exercise for the middle-class Everyman."
In Kuhn's debut sci-fi novel, a mysterious stranger grants a harried family man the ability to make short-duration leaps back in time—in alternate universes. Read full book review >