Search Results: "Antonio Muñoz Molina"


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IN THE NIGHT OF TIME by Antonio Muñoz Molina
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 3, 2013

"A simple love story at one level, a broad portrait of a nation in flames at another, and a masterwork through and through."
Superb novel of the Spanish Civil War, ranking among the best of the many books written about that conflict. Read full book review >

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A MANUSCRIPT OF ASHES by Antonio Muñoz Molina
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2008

"A wearying, headache-inducing exercise in 'literary' mystery."
Specters from the Spanish Civil War and the ghost of tragic love haunt the latest from award-winning Molina (In Her Absence, 2007, etc.). Read full book review >

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IN HER ABSENCE by Antonio Muñoz Molina
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 10, 2007

"A sly, supremely stylish entertainment."
A celebrated Spanish author (Sepharad, 2003, etc.) contemplates identity and desire in this smartly amusing novella. Read full book review >

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SEPHARAD by Antonio Muñoz Molina
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 1, 2003

"Beautifully constructed and very rich but, still, tales with a narrow focus that may seem foreign and strange to the majority of American readers."
Seventeen stories, most portraying historical figures trapped in the political convulsions of the 1930s and '40s, by award-winning Spanish novelist Muñoz Molina. Read full book review >

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LIKE A FADING SHADOW by Antonio Muñoz Molina
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 18, 2017

"A tragically poetic study of the calamity that set back the civil rights movement."
In the days after his assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., a frantic James Earl Ray knocks around Lisbon. Read full book review >

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MOLINA by Bengie Molina
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 9, 2015

"A simply told, deeply moving story, quite unlike the usual baseball book."
An affecting memoir about a remarkable man who raised three sons to become baseball champions. Read full book review >

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TONO ANTONIO by Ruth Sawyer
Released: Jan. 1, 1934

"There is a Christmas spirit pervading the story which will make it a good holiday book."
An enchanting story of Spain today, and particularly of the small boy who set out with the goats for the city, to make some money for his poverty striken family in the mountain village. Read full book review >

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THE GREAT ANTONIO by Elise Gravel
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 11, 2016

"A tribute as heartfelt as it is joyous and a fitting way to remember this larger-than-life performer. (comics guide for parents and teachers) (Graphic biography. 5-8)"
An illustrated biography of a legendary strongman from Montreal. Read full book review >

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FICTION
Released: April 1, 2001

"Gary L. Blackwood's Shakespeare's Scribe (2000) and Kate Gilman's Jason and the Bard (1993) vividly capture the brawl and excitement of theater, but in its own restrained, contemplative way, Hirsch's US debut may teach readers more about its soul. (Fiction. 12-14)"
Even readers with little interest in the theater will be drawn into this portrayal of the creative process. Read full book review >

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GRAY SKIES TOMORROW by Silvia Molina
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 1993

Frankly autobiographical short novel about Molina's doomed youthful affair with Mexican poet JosÇ Carlos Becerra. Read full book review >