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Published Reviews

THE GUILTY
Publishers Weekly reviews
Still relatively fresh out of J-school but already a hot scribe at the New York Gazette, Henry Parker (from Pinter’s The Mark) files another hair-raising story in...
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February Flowers
The Blurb (Australia) reviews
by Fan Wu
"February Flowers is an impressive debut from Wu. It offers an insight into contemporary Chinese life not often seen in literature of Chinese origin and will...
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February Flowers
San Francisco Chronicle reviews
by Fan Wu
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Finn: A Novel
Washington Post Book World reviews
Clinch reimagines Finn in a strikingly original way, replacing Huck's voice with his own magisterial vision -- one that's nothing short of revelatory.
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February Flowers
Straits Times Singapore reviews
by Fan Wu
"A winning debut…engrossing, beautifully written…sophisticated blend of lyricism, humour, sexual titillation and earnest exploration of being and becoming…...
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February Flowers
That's Beijing Magazine reviews
by Fan Wu
"First-time author Fan Wu's elegant pacing and tidy, vivid prose captures China on the cusp of its economic boom, with the characters caught in the social...
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February Flowers
The Tablet (UK) reviews
by Fan Wu
This first novel (February Flowers) commands our attention if we want to understand contemporary China...Yan is perhaps...the bipolar characteristics of...
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February Flowers
Financial Times Book Review(UK) reviews
by Fan Wu
"a novel that turns its eye away from imagined audiences and keeps it trained on the story at hand...the ease with which it (the novel) shakes off the...
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February Flowers
The Asian Review of Books reviews
by Fan Wu
"A fresh, original work that strikes a fine balance between intimacy and restraint, and shatters several stereotypes along the way….The author's control of...
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February Flowers
The Bulletin (Australia) reviews
by Fan Wu
"Characters, plot, and Chinoiserie combine in a debut novel that shines…animated by unforgettable characters, and infused with emotional honesty, Fan Wu's...
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Thoughts...OVER COFFEE reviews
This story is wonderful blend of contemporary suspense; romance, with just the right mix of paranormal. Terry has a wonderful sense of humor and you can’t help but...
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Courting Constance--How to Win a Guy in Ten Days in Regency England
Fresh Fiction reviews
Inspirational Fiction Historical, Inspirational Fiction Romance This inspirational novel shows that true love can conquer all and that people can change their...
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Highway of Heroes
CM Magazine reviews
Put yourself in the mind of a young boy, caught up in the heartbreak of losing his soldier dad, and now facing the formal repatriation ceremony that begins at...
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http://troublewithhammers.blogspot.com/2011/11/dorianne-lauxs-book-of-men.html reviews
All too often, contemporary poets fall victim to the belief that they must over-elevate their diction and earn points for being clever before they're allowed to...
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The Fear Within: Spies, Commies, and American Democracy on Trial
Publishers Weekly reviews
In this illuminating examination of a troubling episode in America's past, veteran journalist (and PW contributor) Martelle (Blood Passion: The Ludlow Massacre and...
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Dogs Don't Lie
Booklist reviews
Pru Marlowe has recently returned to her hometown in the Berkshires, ostensibly to care for her dying mother. In reality, she fled New York when she was weeks away...
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LOLA,CALIFORNIA, the new novel by Edie Meidav (comes out July 5, 2011)
The Faster Times reviews
Meidav succeeds brilliantly in creating an authentic friendship between Lana and Rose, one that is messy, captivating, and durable. The Lolas are their most...
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Crime Time (England) reviews
Many books have attempted to pull off the remarkable trick that Umberto Eco achieved so memorably in The Name of the Rose: embedding a highly compulsive historical...
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The New York Observer reviews
Lou Beach is best known as an illustrator and album-cover designer. But his ability to capture complex scenes in just a few strokes makes his first book of...
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Mother Jones reviews
"It says 'shit,'" observes my six-year-old, spotting Jonathan Lethem's cover blurb: "Holy sh*t! These are great!" And they are. Rendered as Facebook updates in...
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