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Published Reviews

Sometimes You Get What You Want
The Savvy Source reviews
One of the all-time great lines in the preschool teacher arsenal is "you get what you get and you don't get upset." What's that you say? Your little one would like...
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How to Be
The Boston Globe reviews
I'll start with Lisa Brown's first book, ``How to Be," which gives instruction on how to be a bear, a monkey, a turtle, a snake, a spider, a dog, and, ultimately,...
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50 Books reviews
When did kids' books get so fucking awesome? I guess there were cool books when I was a little kid, but I'll be damned if I can remember what they were. Picture...
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How to Be
San Francisco Chronicle reviews
Kids love to pretend. But maybe they're not as good at being animals as they could be, so San Francisco author and illustrator Lisa Brown ("Baby Mix Me a Drink")...
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How to Dress for Every Occasion by The Pope
The National Post reviews
As head of the Vatican, the Pope is a busy, busy man. Many pressing issues vie for His Grace's attention, among them the manner in which his congregation pulls...
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The Onion AV Club reviews
FOR DRUNKEN PARENTS WHO NEED TO KNOW WHICH MITER TO WEAR TO THEIR OFFICE CHRISTMAS PARTY Baby Be Of Use books ($9 each) How To Dress For Every Occasion, By The...
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Dark's Tale
Kirkus Reviews reviews
"The descriptions of the park, its wildlife and Dark's mystical encounters are breathtakingly beautiful, fierce and evocative...the graceful prose, deft blending...
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Dark's Tale
Kirkus Reviews reviews
"The descriptions of the park, its wildlife and Dark's mystical encounters are breathtakingly beautiful, fierce and evocative...the graceful prose, deft blending...
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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 BARFIGHTER
Publishers Weekly reviews
Goldman (Where the Money Is) brings to life the sleazy underbelly of professional boxing in the 1980s, where double crosses, thievery and cheating were commonplace...
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Adrienne Kennedy reviews
"I admire your poems very much...your exceptional imagination and profusion of imagery, your spirit, your perceptions, your sensibility. I treasure your book and...
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The Wonder Bread Summer
The Believer reviews
  The book that made me happiest this month was Jessica Anya Blau's picaresque, properly funny, unpredictable, and altogether irrepressible The Wonder Bread...
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She Treads Softly reviews
Blood Drama by Christopher Meeks introduces us to Ian Nash, a grad student who has been kicked out of his PhD program. To make matters worse, while applying for...
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Elevator Family
Kirkus Reviews reviews
From Kirkus Reviews: An endearingly eccentric family settles into the elevator and hearts of the patrons and employees at the San Francisco Hotel in this over-the-...
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Paper Tigers/Pacific Rim Voices reviews
Acclaimed architectural photographer Douglas Keister set out to document the changing landscape of Beijing through the eyes of two local girls on their way to...
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Pearl Jacket and Other Stories: Flash Fiction from Contemporary China
The Japan Times Online reviews
Some of the accounts, like Wang Renshu's "Blowfish," a failed attempt to relieve his family's suffering and hunger by feeding them the deadly fish, are heart-...
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Various reviews
“This debut novel by a successful screenwriter is a fast-paced thriller that you will want to devour in one sitting. Edgy suspense mixed with a touch of the...
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Living Shadows: Stories, New and Pre-owned by John Shirley
New York Times Review of Books reviews
LIVING SHADOWS (Prime, paper, $14.95), is subtitled “Stories: New and Preowned” because much of it has been previously published: some stories in earlier, out-of-...
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Women's Review of Books reviews
"... All three of the writers treated here are women who have lived the writing life and lived it widely, with large, questioning, furious hearts. Like millions...
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