Search Results: "Anton Ferreira"


BOOK REVIEW

ZULU DOG by Anton Ferreira
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 26, 2002

"A historical note precedes the story, contextualizing the tensions presented within. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Two children and a dog offer a tentative hope for a strife-ridden, modern South Africa in this debut from Ferreira, a Reuters correspondent who grew up there. Read full book review >

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THE AFTER PARTY by Anton DiSclafani
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 17, 2016

"A bit of a sophomore slump, but this talented newcomer's gifts for characterization and atmosphere are as sharp as ever."
In her tale of a fraught lifelong friendship, DiSclafani (The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls, 2013) again investigates the power and perils of female sexuality.Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 15, 1994

"While scrupulously maintaining his documentary perspective, Gill reveals the conditions that generated those crucial concerns about art and politics with which contemporary societies—the free and the unfree—are still preoccupied."
In a vivid, detailed, and powerful depiction of political and cultural life in Berlin from before WW I to 1938, Gill (The Journey Back from Hell—not reviewed, etc.) conveys the passion, diversity, energy, as well as the waste, rage and alienation that inspired the art, the politics, and ultimately the Second World War. Read full book review >

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VIBRATIONS by Anton Delgado
NON-FICTION
Released: June 29, 2010

"Intensely personal confession of a spiritual awakening."
One woman's personal encounters with the Holy Spirit. Read full book review >

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WATER by Dominic Anton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 5, 2016

"Elemental forces give potency to these simply worded poems."
Anton's debut poetry collection places the body and spirit in a dynamic relationship with the cosmos. Read full book review >

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EROS, MAGIC, AND THE MURDER OF PROFESSOR CULIANU by Ted Anton
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 1996

"Murder, passion, and politics as the fascinating true story of one Romanian-born academic's postmodern rise and fall."
Blood in the ivory tower: a real-life thriller about postCold War espionage, an unsolved murder, and the occult. Read full book review >

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ART LOVER by Anton Gill
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 8, 2002

"Serious but plenty juicy: a treat for both aficionados of modern art and readers of celebrity bios. (24 pages b&w photos, not seen)"
An inclusive account of the eventful life led by a driving influence in the world of modern art, by British playwright and historian Gill (An Honourable Defeat, 1994, etc.). Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 11, 1994

"Like the late Barbara Tuchman, Gill has deftly synthesized scholarly and more popular historical writing to produce an impressively accessible and interesting work. (Maps, 25 b&w photos, not seen)"
A succinct, informative, and well-written history of attempts by Germans to kill or overthrow Hitler. Read full book review >

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Released: June 7, 2000

"Yet Anton's profiles ring true, and readers will enjoy learning of their triumphs."
Engaging profiles of seven scientists who took part in the breakthroughs of the 1990s. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: July 9, 2013

"The concept cannot overcome the weakness of the execution."
A debut collection of short fiction that takes documentary day-in-the-life snapshots from the lives of six evil exemplars. Read full book review >