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Published Reviews

Hickory Wind: The Life and Times of Gram Parsons
New York Times reviews
Re: Gram Parsons: All this is quite a résumé for someone who didn't even live as long as Kurt Cobain, Jimi Hendrix or Jim Morrison. Parsons died from taking too...
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A Modern Myth
TCM Reviews reviews
This fascinating story intertwines the choices we, as human beings make every day, and illustrates the consequences each one has on our society. Lindstrom should...
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A clincher!
Publisher's Weekly reviews
Being with Him Jessica Inclán Zebra, $13 paper (320p) ISBN 978-1-4201-0112-6 In Inclán’s sweet but sometimes silly trilogy opener, finding a soul mate is child’s...
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Book Browse reviews
While characterization is a commanding aspect of Morris's book the author is equally adept at grounding the story with a powerful sense of place and time. He...
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Publishers Weekly reviews
Set in St. Petersburg in 1868, Morris's superb second novel to feature Porfiry Petrovich (after The Gentle Axe) puts the detective borrowed from Dostoyevski's...
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Library Journal reviews
“Reviewers and readers will draw parallels between Ault's enlightening, well-researched debut, set in northern New Mexico, and the mysteries of Tony Hillerman,...
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New York Times Book Review reviews
“Splendid first novel…Helen’s restlessness and grappling, her realization that “a woman sees war differently,” provide a new and fascinating perspective on Vietnam...
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Dean Rader, Works & Days, Winner 2010 T. S. Eliot Prize for Poetry
http://toddswift.blogspot.com/2010/10/featured-poet-dean-rader.html reviews
Rader is an American poet that readers in Britain should begin to get onto their radars, to state the blinkin' obvious.
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Peter and the Whimper-Whineys
Buzz Words Books - Australia reviews
Peter is a whiner and he is driving his mother around the bend with his bad manners. One night, he finds himself transported into the woods with the Whimper-...
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Kindle and Nook available now; print available September 17
Grady Harp reviews
FIVE STARS The concept of marrying science and passion as the topic for a novel is a challenging one at best. And that is exactly what Christopher Meeks has...
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You Are Not a Stranger Here, paperback cover
Associated Press reviews
NEW YORK (AP) _ Read the stories in ''You Are Not a Stranger Here'' and you might expect author Adam Haslett to be a dark, brooding man with a few nervous twitches...
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Chief Bender's Burden
Booklist reviews
"In Swift's hands, Bender’s life unfolds gradually, as though he were a character in a novel, and the prejudice he experienced, though never justified, is set...
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Rebel: The Life and Times of John Singleton Mosby
Southbridge (MA) News reviews
Civil War buffs abound and this book is a must for them. It will also be found interesting to people who are interested in character studies and to quite another...
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Roadwork
Pete Townshend, the Who reviews
Probably one of the best books about rock 'n' roll you'll ever see.
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Conquistador
Booklist reviews
The saga of Cortés, Montezuma, and the Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire has been chronicled repeatedly, and with justification, since it is one of the seminal...
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