Search Results: "Elisabeth Stevens"


BOOK REVIEW

The Sixties in Black and White by Elisabeth Stevens
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 24, 2016

"These line drawings create a spirited monument to a rocky era in American history."
A debut book offers a collection of drawings from the artist's time working at various magazines. Read full book review >

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RIDE A BRIGHT AND SHINING PONY by Elisabeth Stevens
Released: Jan. 1, 2013

"An engaging, if uneven, novel about personal upheaval during a time of monumental social change."
In Stevens' (Sirens' Songs, 2011, etc.) intelligent novel, the civil-rights March on Washington ignites one woman's journey to heartbreak and self-awareness. Read full book review >

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ERANOS by Elisabeth Stevens
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 21, 2014

"A sometimes-effective parable about art that fails to exceed its modest ambitions."
In Stevens' (Ride a Bright and Shining Pony, 2013, etc.)short story, a writer attends a dinner full of mysterious characters. Read full book review >

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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.
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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 >

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RAGBAG by Elisabeth Stevens
Released: June 1, 2010

"A quiet yet powerful verse exploration of everyday wonders, the construction of meaning from experience and the power of immanence.
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A captivating collection of free verse investigating the marvels of the mundane. Read full book review >

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AMERICAN NOCTURNE by Elisabeth Stevens
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2015

"Unpretentiously revelatory poetry that hums a comforting, melodic tune through the night, heralding the arrival of a new day."
Unaffected and affirmative lyric poetry on cycles of aging, death, and rebirth. Read full book review >

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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 >

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A FRIEND FOR BO by Elisabeth Zuniga
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 26, 2016

"Charming and sweet. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A lonely little rabbit desperately chooses a very unusual friend. Read full book review >

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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 >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 2003

"Now an octogenarian, Sheldon writes, 'I myself would like to meet Death in the flower garden—falling facedown onto a cushion of Dianthus gratianopolitanus, if that's not too much to ask.' No, but not for a while, please."
Natty essays from the garden: brassy practicality with pungent opinions handed out like garlic. Read full book review >