Search Results: "Dora Calott Wang"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 2010

"A thoroughly compelling message—without an ethical commitment to the value of every life, 'the very humanity of our society' is at stake."
A beautifully written memoir about the author's frustration with the transformation of the profession of medicine into the business of health care, and the unraveling of the doctor-patient bond. Read full book review >

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MAMA CAT'S YEAR by Norma Simon
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 1991

"A fine concept book. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A new approach to the changing seasons—depicting them from the point of view of a favorite pet. Read full book review >

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A NEW HOPE by Jack Wang
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 31, 2015

"A surprisingly good choice for parents who are more familiar with Star Wars than Goodnight Moon. (Board book. 2-4)"
Apparently you're never too young for Star Wars. Read full book review >

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THE MONOLOGUE PLAYS by Patrick Wang
Released: Aug. 19, 2009

"An entertaining read for theater buffs and basic fiction fans alike."
A collection of 75 plays reflecting diverse human and literary voices. Read full book review >

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Obama's Challenge to China by Chi Wang
NON-FICTION
Released: July 1, 2015

"An informative, persuasive look at the current state of Chinese-American relations."
Wang (The United States and China Since World War II, 2013, etc.) offers an analysis of Obama's China policy and the continuing points of contention in the Chinese-American relationship. Read full book review >

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PLAYING FOR THRILLS by Wang Shuo
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 1, 1997

"But American readers may well just be reminded of Paco Ignacio Taibo's absurdist Mexican melodramas, or Stella Duffy's British punkers."
It's no wonder that Fang Yan can't remember who the eighth person was at dinner that night. Read full book review >

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CHEMISTRY by Weike  Wang
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 31, 2017

"Wry, unique, touching tale of the limits of parental and partnership pressure."
Equal parts intense and funny novel about one woman's breakdown. Read full book review >

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E.T.A. <i>HOFFMANN'S THE NUTCRACKER</i> by Jack Wang
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 6, 2016

"A sweet stocking stuffer. (Board book. 2-4)"
The holiday favorite gets the Cozy Classics treatment. Read full book review >

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THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF DESIRE by Annie Wang
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2006

"Despite occasional passages of stilted dialogue, this is a charming collection of modern fables that offer an intriguing glimpse into a world where modernity has arrived with a bang."
Dishing dirt: It's a way of life for fashion-forward city girls in modern China. Read full book review >

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BROCADE VALLEY by Wang Anyi
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 26, 1992

"A writer to watch."
From Chinese writer Wang Anyi (Lapse of Time, 1988; Baotown, 1989): a lyrical and emotionally intense account of a contemporary young woman whose life is shaped by a numbing sameness of work and home. Read full book review >

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Released: Sept. 1, 2012

"May be of great value to those interested in the history of Chinese studies in America and/or the Library of Congress."
Wang offers his account of his tenure as head of the Chinese collection of the Library of Congress. Read full book review >