Search Results: "Amor Towles"


BOOK REVIEW

A GENTLEMAN IN MOSCOW by Amor Towles
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 6, 2016

"A masterly encapsulation of modern Russian history, this book more than fulfills the promise of Towles' stylish debut, Rules of Civility (2011)."
Sentenced to house arrest in Moscow's Metropol Hotel by a Bolshevik tribunal for writing a poem deemed to encourage revolt, Count Alexander Rostov nonetheless lives the fullest of lives, discovering the depths of his humanity. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

RULES OF CIVILITY by Amor Towles
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 25, 2011

"An elegant, pithy performance by a first-time novelist who couldn't seem more familiar with his characters or territory."
Manhattan in the late 1930s is the setting for this saga of a bright, attractive and ambitious young woman whose relationships with her insecure roommate and the privileged Adonis they meet in a jazz club are never the same after an auto accident. Read full book review >