Search Results: "Aria Minu-Sepehr"


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WE HEARD THE HEAVENS THEN by Aria Minu-Sepehr
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 10, 2012

"A touching tribute to a former national hero—the author's father—and a homeland riven by contradictions."
Mournfully lyrical account of an evanescent privileged childhood on the eve of the Iranian Revolution. Read full book review >

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GULLIVER IN LILLIPUT by Jonathan Swift
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 15, 2011

"Fix that, and the developers will have an app worthy of repeat visits. (iPad storybook/game app. 6-9) "
Younger video gamers will feel right at home in this abridged rendition's elaborately animated environment. Read full book review >

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AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF US by Aria Beth Sloss
Released: Feb. 5, 2013

"Captivating, engrossing, surprising—the autobiography of Rebecca and Alex celebrates the terrible struggle to find one's identity as it elegiacally rues the necessary losses."
What if the greatest love of your life were your best friend? Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 15, 1992

"Turner does lots of dirty laundry, little of it coming clean- -and he pays no serious attention either to Motown's music or to its role in the history of the American entertainment business. (Photographs—not seen.)"
Turner (All that Glittered, 1990) again turns a nasty eye on Motown's seamy flip side, this time on the chaotic careers of Temptations singers Eddie Kendrick, Dennis Edwards, and the late David Ruffin. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 14, 1998

"A perfunctory and ambiguous road map for the often heart-wrenching voyage into self-awareness that more and more women are facing."
It's okay not to have children, it's okay to have children, but it's not okay to follow blindly in your mother's footsteps, according to Tobin, a psychotherapist who also debunks the idea that "it's in a woman's nature to want . . . babies." Read full book review >

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MISHA! by Barbara Aria
Released: March 20, 1989

A straightforward account of Baryshnikov's life and career thus far; but without an insider's eye to lend it a spark or some spice. Read full book review >