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Published Reviews

Light
Chelsea Station Magazine reviews
Light manages to balance a playful sense of humour, hot sex scenes, and provocative thinking about the meanings of individuality, acceptance, pride, and love....
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The Pact
Book Cover reviews
“Every once in awhile you read a book that takes you beyond the edge of the known and into the timeless realm of the soul. The Pact: Messages from the Other Side...
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Beirut in Shades of Grey
Amazon.com reviews
"Beirut in Shades of Grey" is written from the pathos of one who has had their "hands in the fire." It captures the political conflict of the Lebanese civil war...
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Leah
Richard Bunning Books and Reviews reviews
Leah is not just a book with many of the traditional elements of romance, it is a life art experience. This is a moving tapestry, every bit as perceptive as we...
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Leah
Humble Musings of a Literary Kind reviews
I am ruminating upon the theme of literary mood; that overarching fluidity of nebulous things, defined and captured not in the solidity of word or specificity of...
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The Newsroom Mafia
Mid Day reviews
With the arrest of a journalist in the J Dey murder case, the media is under the scanner. The recent launch of a novel, The Newsroom Mafia, probing the nexus...
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The New Indian Express reviews
Oswald Pereira’s second novel, The Revenge of the Naked Princess takes the reader to unfamiliar and sinister stories of forced conversions in 16th Century India...
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The Speaking Tree, a Times of India Publication reviews
t’s a heady cocktail of violence, rape, lust, betrayal, Christian conversion and history, writes ARUN GANAPATHY  There’s more too, but all the elements...
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Buddha Breaking Up
Various reviews
"I bought this book looking for answers to why I was still hanging onto the pain and disappointment of my divorce, which occurred six years ago. This has been...
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PUBLISHER'S WEEKLY reviews
“Axioms like ‘One man’s trash is another man’s treasure’ and ‘Beauty is in the eye of the beholder’ come gracefully to life in Schindler’s tale about the value...
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http://www.lesbilicious.co.uk/books-art/review-my-miserable-lonely-lesbian-pregnancy-by-andrea-askow reviews
Andrea is a 35-year-old pregnant, neurotic single lesbian. She wets herself when she sneezes, she pukes at the roadside and pretends that she’s praying, and she...
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The Banquet Bug
TIME Magazine Europe reviews
Thus begins Dan's career in journalism — and Geling Yan's shark-fin-sharp satire on cuisine and corruption in contemporary China.
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Publisher's Weekly reviews
A regular in Birds of Prey, Huntress is the sort of character who needs a clear origin story. In her typical comic appearances, it's often hard to get a grasp of...
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The Lost Daughter of Happiness
CCSE English Language and Literature Studies reviews
Abstract It is Yan Geling’s invariable literary thoughts and feelings that express the real deep affections and experiences of women. As a Chinese American...
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Los Angeles Review of Books reviews
DID THE FRENCH INVENT LOVE? Or would it be more true to say that love is endlessly reinvented every moment, in every culture, every epoch? What the French did is...
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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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The War of the Roses—The Children
bookideas.com reviews
Sequels can be tricky and dangerous. Just ask Laurence J. Peter, who, with Raymond Hull, wrote in 1969 a ground-breaking book, The Peter Principle, the...
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The Banquet Bug
The Guardian (UK) reviews
Isabel Hilton is entertained by Geling Yan's satirical take on contemporary China... ...Yan is not nostalgic for the years of socialism: her earlier work has been...
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A Place Far Away
Kirkus Reviews reviews
“Zanoyan illuminates the seedy world of sex trafficking in the newly independent states of the former USSR. …  The rarely discussed subject matter from a...
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http://phillyflash.mlblogs.com/2012/05/03/book-review-and-radio-review-the-last-icon-tom-seaver-and- reviews
  I’ve been a huge Tom Seaver fan for most of my life so when I discovered that there was a new book out about his career I immediately snatched it up….yes,...
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