Search Results: "Elisabeth Hyde"


BOOK REVIEW

THE ABORTIONIST’S DAUGHTER by Elisabeth Hyde
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 23, 2006

"Sensational, like the book's title, but not quite on target."
Who killed the opinionated abortion provider? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CRAZY AS CHOCOLATE by Elisabeth Hyde
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2002

"A gutsy feel-good story, flecked with pain and panache."
What to do when you're facing the same birthday that prompted your mother to kill herself is the grim premise for this surprisingly upbeat tale of a ruinously dysfunctional family, the third from Hyde (after Monoosook Valley, 1989). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MONOOSOOK VALLEY by Elisabeth Hyde
Released: March 10, 1989

A youngish widow, working mother of two, finds love (maybe) and dope (kind of) in 1971 New England: a limp second novel from the author of Her Native Colors (1986). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

IN THE HEART OF THE CANYON by Elisabeth Hyde
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 20, 2009

"Well-intentioned but flawed ensemble drama."
A neophyte crew of amateur adventurers embarks on a perilous rafting trip through the Grand Canyon. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WHERE ARE YOU HIDING, GOD? by Elisabeth  Zartl
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 14, 2017

"While the message that God is all around, especially in nature, is clear, other books have made that point much more clearly and beautifully; Kathy-jo Wargin's series of seasonal alphabet books comes to mind. (Picture book/religion. 2-6)"
A young girl learns to find God in the smallest of things. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

OF THIS NEW WORLD  by Allegra Hyde
Released: Oct. 1, 2016

"Hyde portrays forceful, painful collisions between reality and expectation."
Thirteen stories reveal utopia and what we must give up to get there. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 24, 2010

"An old way of thinking about the ownership of art and ideas smartly revived."
A MacArthur Fellow constructs an elegant argument opposing the modern drive to privatize our common cultural heritage. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHINA LAKE by Anthony Hyde
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 7, 1992

"Anyone reading to the end is presold on the genre and knows its shortfall."
A long-thought-out espionage tale, about a dense and tangled search into the past that means to reveal something about the dense and tangled nature of man himself. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A GATHERING OF SAINTS by Christopher Hyde
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 1996

"Well-researched, relentlessly grim, and remarkably evocative of its time and place."
A baroque, delightfully gruesome serial-killer whodunit set in WW II London. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BARE by Elisabeth Eaves
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 21, 2002

"Well-rendered portrait of a specific milieu, with a dash of politics thrown in to hold it all together."
Former Reuters journalist Eaves reflects on her years as an exotic dancer in Seattle, the path that led her there, and why she'll never go back. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PRESS RELATIONS by Elisabeth McNeill
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 1, 2004

"Mild, aimless chitchat with murder tossed in toward the end, too little and too late."
A period idyll chronicling quasi-domestic life in an Edinburgh pressroom. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SIRENS' SONGS by Elisabeth Stevens
Released: Jan. 14, 2011

"A triumphant and eloquent collection that never shies away from the emotional and intellectual entanglements of love and lust, connection and manipulation, the momentary and the eternal.
"
A compact yet thematically and stylistically wide-ranging verse collection that contains lyrical and nuanced explorations of love, power, impermanence and aging. Read full book review >