Search Results: "Andre Aciman"


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CALL ME BY YOUR NAME by Andre Aciman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2007

"With shades of Marguerite Duras and Patrick White, a quiet, literate and impeccably written love story."
Graceful debut novel by memoirist/literary scholar Aciman (False Papers, 2000, etc.), joining young love to his familiar themes of dislocation and wandering. Read full book review >

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ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: May 1, 1999

"A thoughtful and diverse collection with a distinctly literary bent."
In these distinct and forthcoming original essays, five prominent writers offer their meditations on exile and memory. Read full book review >

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EIGHT WHITE NIGHTS by Andre Aciman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 9, 2010

"A mature (though not in the R-rated sense) view of adult love—smart, carefully written and always fluent."
Luxurious, emotionally charged story of a love gone wrong—in about a week's time. Read full book review >

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FALSE PAPERS by Andre Aciman
NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 2000

"Aciman's elegant pieces recall the leisurely, reflective essays of Walter Benjamin and Michel Butor, like them evoking a world that has disappeared."
Essays on exile, dislocation, and nostalgia by a noted traveler and memoirist. Read full book review >

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OUT OF EGYPT by Andre Aciman
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 1, 1995

"A skillful portrayal of an extraordinary clan."
Aciman (French Literature/Princeton) delivers a clear- eyed eulogy of a lost past and a family in decline. Read full book review >

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ANDRE THE GIANT by Brandon Easton
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 24, 2015

"An earnest if colorless picture of both a career and a character."
A graphic biography of a gentle (outside the ring, anyway) giant who helped take professional wrestling from a grubby, localized sport to today's glittering international spectacle. Read full book review >

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ANDRE THE GIANT by Box Brown
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 6, 2014

"An achievement that merits a wider readership than just wrestling fans, deserving recognition for the quality of its graphic art."
A labor-of-love tribute, exquisitely rendered, to the larger-than-life wrestling giant. Read full book review >

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Released: Oct. 4, 2011

"These essays sing with bracing clarity."
From the acclaimed Egyptian-born author, gorgeous musings on longing and memory fueled by travel. Read full book review >

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HARVARD SQUARE by André Aciman
Released: April 8, 2013

"A rather modest addition to immigrant experience literature."
Two immigrant outsiders hang out in cafes near Harvard. One vents, the other listens, in this third novel from the Egyptian-born Aciman (Eight White Nights, 2010, etc.). Read full book review >

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ENIGMA VARIATIONS by André Aciman
Released: Jan. 3, 2017

"An eminently adult look at desire and attachment, with all the usual regrets and then some—but also with the knowledge that such regret 'is easy enough to live down.'"
Love among the ruins—and with Ethan Frome, tennis, martinis, and Starbucks on the set as well. Read full book review >

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A GOOD BOY by Anthony Andre
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 2, 2016

"Sometimes profound and artful, this tale of spiritual redemption delivers too many narrative detours."
A minister tries to heal a spiritually depleted church and himself in this debut novel. Read full book review >