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Last Train to Paris
The New York Times Sunday Book Section reviews
  YOU MUST REMEMBER THIS  Last Train to Paris by Michele Zackheim Michele Zackheim’s books, like treasure hunts, send their narrators scuttling after...
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Vic's Media Room reviews
Christopher Meeks in his new book, Blood Drama, published by White Whisker Books brings us into the life of Ian Nash. Innocent routine activities.  ...
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THE SEVENTH GATE, by Richard Zimler
Blog of Firdevs Robinson reviews
"The Seventh Gate had a profound effect on me with its portrayal of how the Nazi ideology permeated German society and politics. Of course, there was an enormous...
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The Countries We Live In
Goodreads.com reviews
As always, Radavich gives us marvelous lines.  It's the kind of collection to turn to if you feel the slightest bit blue.  He has a way of looking at the...
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Winnipeg Free Press reviews
"Lavorato balances the present, visceral moment with deep subtext, and what results is great, even beautiful writing."
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Flyover Lives
NPR reviews
The second best quality Diane Johnson has as a writer is that she's so smart. Her first best quality — and one that's far more rare — is that she credits her...
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The National Post reviews
While his characters drive the action, Lavorato’s unwavering eye is at its best when observing and describing the city itself, which continues to grapple with many...
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Views from the Countryside reviews
Christopher Meeks is an award winning playwright and obviously visual person.  Perhaps that explains his ability to create characters I'll remember for a long...
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BookPage reviews
  “Hearts drumming, / eyes darting, / knees trembling.” Susan VanHecke’s reverent free verse describes the trepidation felt by Frank, James and Shepard, three...
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Mending Horses
Kirkus Reviews reviews
“Fluid writing and a true sense of history—including fascinating insights into early circuses—raise this well above the usual. Barker’s characters are nuanced,...
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The Common reviews
In addition to poetic shape-shifting, subtle confrontations often lurk deceptively behind the ordinary.  The title poem “White Sheets” opens Brahic’s...
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Literary Aficionado reviews
I've read and reviewed every book and play written by the gifted Christopher Meeks, so it was with some trepidation to pick up a novel with a title BLOOD DRAMA,...
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BarnesandNoble.com reviews
www.barnesandnoble.com/reviewAccidental Cowgirl: Six Cows, No Horse and No Clue by Mary Lynn Archibald(Paperback)Customer Rating for this product is 5 out of 5 A...
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Las Vegas Review-Journal reviews
“The Crying Tree” is a powerful novel full of moral questions as well as surprises. Like real life, there are no easy roads for these characters, but they make...
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Various reviews
Praise for Felicity and Barbara Pym "A splendid book! Original, controversial, academic, readable, serious, light-hearted, sensible, charming..." - Hazel Holt,...
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THE ELEPHANT TALKS TO GOD
Fantasy & Science Fiction May 1990 reviews
REVIEW OF FIRST EDITION: Dale Estey's The Elephant Talks to God is, first and foremost, a witty, satirical book about the relationship between mortals and an...
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White Snake and Other Stories
City Pages reviews
In Yan's stories it is the small kindness, the brief, tender moment, that surmounts the walls. At these times her characters, no matter how recalcitrant, breathe...
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East Eats West
International Examiner reviews
Andrew Lam’s book is something of a mixed bag. It is part essay and part journalism. In his essays, he writes in the first-person and mines the material of his...
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East Eats West
Los Angeles Review of Books reviews
  Of Refugees and Cosmopolites  Ever since childhood, I have had an odd aversion to reading any book with the word "dream" in its title, doubly...
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My Postwar Life
San Jose Mercury News reviews
"My Postwar Life: New Writings From Japan and Okinawa" edited by Elizabeth Mc- Kenzie (Chicago Quarterly Review Books, $19.95, 328 pages). Santa Cruz editor...
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