Search Results: "Artemis Cooper"


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THE LETTERS OF EVELYN WAUGH AND DIANA COOPER by Artemis Cooper
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 1, 1992

"Many charming moments, far apart. (Sixteen pages of b&w photographs—not seen.)"
Lifetime of letters largely from Waugh to Lady Diana, a famous beauty ten years his senior, whom he loved but never bedded. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 1994

"The joy of this volume is that nothing in it is labored or overworked: historical overviews dovetail perfectly with a close reading of daily life, always sharply and tersely drawn and using a rich supply of material."
Beevor (The Spanish Civil War, 1983, etc.) and Cooper (editor, The Letters of Evelyn Waugh and Diana Cooper, 1992, etc.) have created what should surely become one of the definitive works on the Paris liberation. Read full book review >

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THE BROKEN ROAD by Patrick Leigh Fermor
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 4, 2014

"Incomplete but lovely nonetheless. Admirers of Fermor's writing will not be disappointed."
A posthumous completion of an adventure British author and adventurer Fermor (1915-2011) began more than 70 years ago: a walk from Holland to Istanbul. Read full book review >

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PATRICK LEIGH FERMOR by Artemis Cooper
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 15, 2013

"A solid biography that should introduce more readers to Leigh Fermor's work."
A fondly admiring account of the English wayfarer captures his enormously infectious spirit. Read full book review >

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Released: Dec. 27, 2011

"A readable presentation that teaches how to take hunches seriously."
Artemis' self-help guide offers encouragement and imaginative exercises to access intuitive knowledge. Read full book review >

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DEFYING THE NAZIS by Artemis Joukowsky
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 6, 2016

"A clear, unpretentious volume that justly celebrates a couple who risked all for others."
Companion volume to the upcoming Ken Burns' PBS documentary about an American couple who rescued people threatened by the Nazi whirlwind in Europe. Read full book review >

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DOES A FIDDLER CRAB FIDDLE? by Corinne Demas
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 13, 2016

"Cheerful and modestly informative, this will be most appreciated where these crabs are familiar. (Informational picture book. 4-7)"
Silly questions and straightforward answers make up this visual and verbal introduction to the fiddler crab. Read full book review >

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A PIPKIN OF PEPPER by Helen Cooper
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 6, 2005

"Cooper's Pumpkin Soup (1999) won the Kate Greenaway medal; this one's at least as charming. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Cat, Squirrel and Duck, who live in a tea kettle-shaped house, are back to making their pumpkin soup when they discover they are out of salt—the only solution is to go into the city to buy more. Read full book review >

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ICE CREAM by Elisha Cooper
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2002

"A chocolate, vanilla, and berry palette adds to the taste appeal. (glossary) (Picture book/nonfiction. 5-9)"
Cooper is a master at transforming dabs and wiggles of paint into people at play (Ballpark, 1998) or architecture (Building, 1999) or vistas (Country Fair, 1997). Read full book review >

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JUNETEENTH FOR MAZIE by Floyd Cooper
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2015

"A quiet and informative picture of belated emancipation. (afterword) (Picture book. 4-9)"
A father shares an important holiday with his daughter. Read full book review >