Search Results: "Bliss Broyard"


BOOK REVIEW

MY FATHER, DANCING by Bliss Broyard
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 2, 1999

"All eyes should be open, looking for more."
The daughter of the late critic and longtime New York Times reviewer Anatole Broyard debuts with eight stories that break little new ground but are readable, well-crafted, entirely unaffected—and consequently of considerable appeal. Read full book review >

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ONE DROP by Bliss Broyard
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 27, 2007

"The expansive narrative is in need of pruning. Still, this uniquely American story of race and ambition is of surpassing importance."
The daughter of former New York Times book critic Anatole Broyard (1920-90) relentlessly pursues the story of his mixed racial heritage, which he had concealed. Read full book review >

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ONE DROP by Bliss Broyard
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 27, 2007

"The expansive narrative is in need of pruning. Still, this uniquely American story of race and ambition is of surpassing importance."
The daughter of former New York Times book critic Anatole Broyard (1920-90) relentlessly pursues the story of his mixed racial heritage, which he had concealed. Read full book review >

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BLISS by Peter Carey
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 1981

"But, even if erratic, this is strong work from a big, growing talent."
Harry Joy is 39, an ad-man in an unnamed Australian city, who while mowing his lawn one day has a heart attack and dies. Read full book review >

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BLISS by O.Z. Livaneli
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 17, 2006

"Eye-opening and deeply moving—essential for anyone looking for decency in the world today."
Turkey's wildly disparate and clashing cultures, from isolated Muslim fundamentalism to jaded secularism, collide in this romantic yet clear-eyed translation from a noted Turkish composer and politician, now a member of that country's Parliament. Read full book review >

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BLISS by Kathryn Littlewood
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 14, 2012

"Lighthearted bliss. (Fantasy. 8-12)"
Twelve-year-old Rose and her siblings stir up trouble in Calamity Falls when they experiment with some old family recipes after their parents leave the Bliss bakery in their hands. Read full book review >

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"Lacking structure, this psychology book struggles to form a cohesive whole."
Drawing from the studies of numerous psychologists, Cowen writes about the intense human bond known as primary intimacy. Read full book review >

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BLISS by Ronit Matalon
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 12, 2003

"Imperfect and mis-titled yet incisive, Bliss provides a colloquial glimpse at the Israeli social fabric."
A circuitous second novel by Israeli author Matalon (The One Facing Us, 1998), told in flashbacks, follows a soured friendship between two Tel Aviv women during the years of intifada. Read full book review >

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BLISS by Bob  Sloan
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 5, 1996

"It's like watching a psychotic standup comic self- destruct on the analyst's couch."
Detective Lenny Bliss, NYPD Homicide, can't buy a break. Read full book review >

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BLISS by Shay Mitchell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"A steamy and scandalous read."
Three friends make a pact to follow their bliss wherever it may lead them—and mostly find trouble—in this debut by ABC Family's Pretty Little Liars star Mitchell and her best friend, Blaney.Read full book review >

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BLISS by Lauren Myracle
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"Myracle effectively pairs these supernatural elements with the real-life horror of racial hatred within an insular community, and Bliss's gentle and witty narrative voice provides just the right balancing tone. (Horror. YA)"
Socio-historical details revitalize classic horror conventions in this suspenseful thriller. Read full book review >

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BLISS by Gabrielle Pina
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 17, 2002

"Over-the-top melodrama, but not without its own preposterous charm."
Living large . . . but living a lie. Read full book review >