Search Results: "Edgardo Cozarinsky"


BOOK REVIEW

THE BRIDE FROM ODESSA by Edgardo Cozarinsky
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2004

"A diminutive book that speaks volumes about 'the ghostly existence of émigrés,' one that haunts the reader's imagination."
The legacy of world war and the experience of exile provide a rich texture of loss and longing in nine stories from a prominent Argentinean-born filmmaker and author. Read full book review >

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THE KIDNAPPING OF EDGARDO MORTARA by David I. Kertzer
NON-FICTION
Released: May 18, 1997

"A moving, dramatic study of the clash between the sacred and the secular."
A dramatic and heart-wrenching tale that reveals a great deal about the battle between conservative and progressive forces in mid-19th-century Europe. Read full book review >

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REBECCA HOROWITZ, PUERTO RICAN SEX FREAK by Edgardo Vega Yunqué
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2008

"Too slack for satire."
An attempt at parody in the form of a memoir, from Puerto Rico native Yunqué (Blood Fugues, 2005, etc.). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BLOOD FUGUES by Edgardo Vega Yunqué
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2005

"Highly descriptive without being engaging or enlightening."
Vega Yunqué (The Lamentable Journey of Omaha Bigelow Into the Impenetrable Loisaida Jungle, 2004, etc.) mixes a coming-of-age story with multigenerational saga. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2004

"Vega Yunqué is a potent talent, but this effort needed stringent editing—and, possibly, hormone reduction surgery."
Vega Yunqué revisits the busy NYC Lower East Side Puerto Rican-American site of No Matter How Much You Promise to Cook or Pay the Rent (You Blew It Cauze Bill Bailey Ain't Never Coming Home Again), 2003. Read full book review >