Search Results: "Catherine Burns"


BOOK REVIEW

THE MOTH by Catherine Burns
Released: Sept. 3, 2013

"Comes across as a vanity project that does little credit to the storytelling process."
Storytellers from a diverse array of backgrounds present true tales via a New York-based organization broadcasting at themoth.org. Read full book review >

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ALL THESE WONDERS by Catherine Burns
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: March 21, 2017

"As Neil Gaiman writes in his foreword, 'the Moth teaches us not to judge by appearances. It teaches us to listen. It reminds us to empathize.' Here's to at least 20 more years."
The Moth's 20-year retrospective contains all the hope, sadness, triumphs, and tribulations that have defined the pioneering live reading series since its modest debut in 1997. Read full book review >

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THE VISITORS by Catherine Burns
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 26, 2017

"The creepiness begins as a slow burn, but logic ruins the sense of horror—despite the horrible truth that lurks in the basement."
A socially awkward middle-aged woman learns some dark truths about her family in Burns' debut psychological thriller. Read full book review >

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CATHERINE BURNS
by Megan Labrise

To make it to the oratorical Valhalla that is The Moth Mainstage, you’ve got to have bravery, vulnerability, and a hell of a story to tell. You absolutely cannot have that story printed on sheets of paper.

“People wanted us to do a book for a long time...but I was a little bit reluctant because it’s The Moth—our storytellers ...


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 2006

"Biting and funny, yet still tender and touching."
Nicely mingling wit and wisdom, television actress Burns crafts a memoir about being a daughter, becoming a mother and coming to terms with the gap between what you want and what you get. Read full book review >

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THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE BEAGLE by Catherine Lloyd Burns
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 14, 2014

"Readers will find this journey back to contentment both fully believable and emotionally resonant. (Fiction. 9-13)"
This is another sad book with a dog on the cover—but it isn't a story about a dog. Read full book review >

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CATHERINE LACEY
by Vincent Scarpa

Ask Catherine Lacey for the origin story of her new novel, The Answers, and she won’t hesitate to give you the short answer: back pain. More specifically, an inexplicable and persistent back pain that greeted her in the midst of an emotionally turbulent period in her life marked by loss, upheaval, and complication; a time which occasioned, for Lacey, a ...


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THE HALF-TRUE LIES OF CRICKET COHEN by Catherine Lloyd Burns
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 22, 2017

"May reassure readers with aging relatives facing Alzheimer's. (Fiction. 10-12)"
A grandmother and granddaughter's shared escapade bares unhappy truths. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 4, 2011

"A pertinent, you-are-there historical page-turner with a strong moral message."
Gripping re-creation of the aftermath of Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination. Read full book review >