Books by Barbara Foster

Released: Feb. 1, 2011

"A dull account of a largely forgotten American icon."
One of the first media superstars receives an uninspiring biography. Read full book review >
Released: May 1, 1998

"From the joint talents of the authors (a librarian and a novelist) comes a winsome biography that takes its subject more seriously than itself. (26 b&w photos, not seen)"
The authors' affection for their subject is warmly communicated in this biography of David-Neel (1868—1969), the French Tibetophile who was the first European woman to explore the once forbidden (to foreigners) city of Lhasa. Read full book review >
Released: July 2, 1997

"This book is a 400-page scandal sheet, full of exaggeration and innuendo, but also good-humored and slightly spicy—to be shared in small doses with other ménagers or even around the water cooler when office rumor ebbs. (15 b&w photos, not seen)"
A hop, skip, and jump through the centuries, peering into crowded bedrooms and extolling the joys of sex in triplicate. Read full book review >