Search Results: "Dorothy Parker"


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Released: May 15, 1944

"512 pages, in compact pocket form."
One critic is quoted as saying, "I can imagine no more intoxicating experience than to be reading Dorothy Parker for the first time". Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Dec. 1, 1936

"Sure to be a big Christmas item, as the Dorothy Parker fans are not confined to the eastern seaboard."
One volume edition including the three published small volumes, plus several new poems. Read full book review >

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AFTER SUCH PLEASURES by Dorothy Parker
Released: Oct. 27, 1933

"For the 'smart' public."
The audience for LAMENTS FOR THE LIVING will be keen on the trail of this new volume, many of whose stories have appeared in The New Yorker and elsewhere. Read full book review >

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Released: April 28, 1939

"Not So Deep As A Well."
A sure money-in-pocket publication, for it includes all of the stories from Laments for the Living and After Such Pleasures as well as "Mrs. Hofstadter of Josephine Street", "Soldiers of the Republic", "Clothe the Naked" and two as yet unnamed. Read full book review >

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CONSTANT READER by Dorothy Parker
Released: Aug. 1, 1970

"Marginalia to be sure — but it will revive that old love affair in a nimbus of nostalgia and a glow of admiration."
There are times when images blow to fluff and comparisons stiffen and shrivel" or you haven't a word left in the mind Dorothy Parker could charm you right out of. Read full book review >

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Released: Sept. 12, 1986

"A knotty confusion of names, places and schemes, but overall an engrossing, often witty portrayal of the early throes of commerce, fleshed out with satisfying characters and complex alliances."
A bumbling lummox turned business superstar in 15th-century Europe is the hero of the first volume of a promised historical series, by the author of several mysteries and the Francis of Lymond novels. Read full book review >

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KITTY AND ME by Dorothy Stott
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 1993

"Printed on sturdy stock that will stand up to many rereadings. (Picture book. 1-5)"
One of a pair of unusually well-designed and appealing flap books (the other is Puppy and Me, ISBN 0-525-45080-7). Read full book review >

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JUNKET IS NICE by Dorothy Kunhardt
Released: Sept. 7, 1933

"May get a good break and go over well."
A nonsense picture book with a guessing element in it and the repetition children love. Read full book review >

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NOW OPEN THE BOX by Dorothy Kunhardt
Released: Sept. 20, 1934

"But it is fun—and it has amusing pictures—and everyone will adore the little bitty dog."
A follow-up on Junket is Nice has a difficult standard to achieve, and one must confess that Now Open the Box doesn't quite make the grade. Read full book review >

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LITTLE BOT AND SPARROW by Jake Parker
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 27, 2016

"Dreaming keeps memories alive for a very special robot in this sweet, quiet tale. (Picture book. 4-6)"
A mechanical-avian friendship is an endearing one. Read full book review >

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MISSILE MOUSE by Jake Parker
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2010

"Intelligent space opera and a realistically rounded hero will have young fans of the future demanding the next volume. (Graphic fiction. 8-12)"
When his mission to recover an ancient star compass goes wrong, intrepid Galactic Security Agent Missile Mouse finds himself saddled with a partner. Read full book review >