Search Results: "Clarice Lispector"


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SELECTED CRONICAS by Clarice Lispector
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Nov. 28, 1996

"A provocative revision of journalistic possibilities."
A vertiginous dash through the mind of a highly idiosyncratic and inventive writer. Read full book review >

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THE COMPLETE STORIES by Clarice Lispector
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 4, 2015

"Essential and sure to turn up soon on reading lists in courses in women's studies and Jewish diaspora literature as well as Latin American writing."
"Freedom is only what can be conquered": a welcome, long overdue omnibus collection of the short stories of the great Brazilian literata. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 1, 1995

"Rockefeller fortune has shaped the cultural institutions of this country. (16 pages b&w photos, not seen)"
In this biographical stew, keeping the Abbys, Elsies, and Isabels straight demands a detailed menu and a hearty appetite for information about this American dynasty. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 16, 2013

"Standard self-help fare, but humorous and thorough."
Reflections on faith, family and the fragility of life. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 2, 1991

"A deft, delightful, and compulsively readable mixture of gossip and feminist history. (Twenty-four pages of b&w photos—not seen.)"
Transcending the usual lifestyles-of-the-rich-and-famous sensationalism, Stasz (American Dreamers, 1988, etc.) here creates a captivating and thoughtful blend of social history and family chronicle. Read full book review >