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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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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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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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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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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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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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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MOON OF 3 RINGS by Andre Norton
Released: Aug. 1, 1966

"SF fans."
Moon of Three Rings is by the prolific author who can generally be counted on to do multiple rings around any of the others working in the juvenile science fiction form, and this is one of her best. Read full book review >

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FOUR FROM THE WITCH WORLD by Andre Norton
Released: March 31, 1989

"Harmless entertainment for dedicated fans."
Four long stories, that is, not people or monsters or things: sort of a companion volume to the various Tales of the Witch World collections (most recently 1988). Read full book review >

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FORERUNNER FORAY by Andre Norton
Released: April 16, 1973

"For the easily transported."
Norton is a believer in psychometry — the study of history through extrasensory perception. Read full book review >

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OUTSIDE by Andre Norton
Released: March 20, 1975

"Anyone who knows his way around the genre will find this thin stuff, but the Rhyming Man is clever enough to lure those on the cusp between fairytales and sci fi."
Child survivors of some ecological disaster who live inside a sealed off dome city where the life support machinery is running down . . . Read full book review >

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STAR GUARD by Andre Norton
Released: Aug. 1, 1955

"Absorbing."
Worlds and cons away are the adventures of Kana Karr, Swordsman Third Class, who goes to the planet Fronn with Yorke Horde in the 5th millenium A.D.-Terran figuring. Read full book review >