Search Results: "Brittani Sonnenberg"


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HOME LEAVE by Brittani Sonnenberg
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 3, 2014

"The experimental form cannot, however, distract from the lucidity of Sonnenberg's prose, which is notable for its stark honesty and sharply observed details."
A tapestry of settings and voices speaks of dislocation and grief in Sonnenberg's ambitious debut. Read full book review >

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HER LAST DEATH by Susanna Sonnenberg
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 2008

"Tragic but arresting—a worthy companion to Simone de Beauvoir's and Vivian Gornick's explorations of the complicated mother-daughter dynamic."
A deeply personal account of the author's thorny relationship with her mother. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 1997

"Trite in style as well as content, this resembles nothing more than a series of overgrown book reports. (b&w photos not seen)"
An uncritical assemblage of information about six famous writers and how they spent the years of fascism's rise and WW II. Read full book review >

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SHE MATTERS by Susanna Sonnenberg
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 8, 2013

"With heart-rending precision, Sonnenberg offers an eloquent narrative that not only exposes but embraces the fraught nature of women's relationships with each other."
The intimate, often unsparing reflections of a woman writer on a lifetime of friendships with other women. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 1, 1991

"A perceptive, unapologetic self-portrait by an unrepentantly self-involved man."
The founder of Grand Street offers an erudite and prickly memoir about friendships with intellectuals and socialites, dozens of love affairs, and his struggles to emerge from the shadow of his powerful father. Read full book review >