Search Results: "Bernardine Dohrn"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 1, 2001

"Even so, these are mostly sound essays illuminating how the media's coverage of juvenile crime has led to blanket policies that can make little sense."
An analysis of the "zero tolerance" policies often implemented in today's schools, and the ways these policies have disproportionately affected black and Latino students. Read full book review >

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BLONDE ROOTS by Bernardine Evaristo
Released: Jan. 22, 2009

"A light entertainment on the surface, but with hidden depths; nicely written."
A pleasingly subversive, well-crafted novel of slavery and deliverance that turns conventions—and the world—upside down. Read full book review >

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THE EMPEROR’S BABE by Bernardine Evaristo
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 29, 2002

"Truly crazy, lots of fun, and more than slightly perverse: this reads like an episode of Sex and the City written by Ovid."
Holy Po-Mo, Batman! How about a historical, multicultural, transgender novel—in verse, yet!—about a colony of third-century Africans living in London under the empire (the Roman empire, that is). Read full book review >

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RECIPES FOR A PERFECT MARRIAGE by Morag Prunty
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 2, 2006

"Grandmother Bernadine is impossible not to love, but the book itself is a blatant marketing retread that lives up to neither Sex and the City nor Bridget Jones."
Slightly overweight Irish 30-something with a glamorous job and her own apartment in Manhattan learns the secrets of success in marriage, along with traditional recipes from her Irish grandmother. Read full book review >