Search Results: "Bhajju Shyam"


BOOK REVIEW

THAT’S HOW I SEE THINGS by Sirish Rao
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 15, 2007

"A richly concise, neatly cerebral little tale. (Picture book. 3-6)"
An artist's offbeat creativity renders his own brainchildren homeless until he dreams up a solution. Read full book review >

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ALONE IN THE FOREST by Gita Wolf
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 10, 2013

"A familiar story arc conveyed through traditional art captivates with its freshness and originality. (Picture book. 4-7)"
The terrifying experience of being alone in the woods is rendered through the eyes of a young Indian boy. Read full book review >

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CINNAMON GARDENS by Shyam Selvadurai
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 14, 1999

"Selvadurai appears to be still learning his craft, but his gifts for compassionate characterization and clarity of statement augur well, and suggest that this very interesting new writer may be on the verge of producing major work."
An ambitious, often moving, but ultimately unsatisfying second novel'set in the former Ceylon in the 1920s—by the Sri Lankan—born (now Canadian) author (Funny Boy, 1996). Read full book review >

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SWIMMING IN THE MONSOON SEA by Shyam Selvadurai
FICTION
Released: Sept. 13, 2005

"A tasteful, wonderful exploration of a seldom-explored culture that will be at home in any YA collection. (Fiction. YA)"
Fourteen-year-old Amrith De Alwis is still dealing with the deaths of his parents eight years ago. Read full book review >

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FUNNY BOY by Shyam Selvadurai
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 1996

"Books in Canada First Novel Award for 1994."
A marvelous first novel, about growing up gay in Sri Lanka, that displays a precociously assured command of structure, pace, and tone. Read full book review >

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Faith, Hope, and Love by Shyam  Kanagala
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 19, 2015

"A book that, despite its moralism, may offer much comfort and aid to everyday seekers."
One part memoir, one part spiritual guide, this debut interfaith self-help book aims to lead readers to a deeper relationship with God. Read full book review >

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MURDER OF A SEANCE GURU by Shyam P. Mehta
Released: Dec. 15, 2012

"Short on mystery, but heightened by an impressive atmosphere and a first-rate inspector."
In Mehta's debut novel, a woman is murdered in the midst of conducting a séance, leaving the police swamped with motives and suspects. Read full book review >