Search Results: "Elisabeth Wolf"


BOOK REVIEW

LULU IN HONOLULU by Elisabeth Wolf
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 5, 2014

"Too cute to function. (Fiction. 8-12)"
The fabulous Hawaiian vacation Lulu dreamed of is in jeopardy after her parents' movie goes over budget and their attention is needed elsewhere. 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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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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LET ME BE THE ONE by Elisabeth Harvor
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 29, 1997

"Touching, and more sharp than clever, these fine stories mock their eerie ironies and invite us to share their powerfully rendered concerns."
Better known in her native Canada, Harvor collects eight well- written stories, all of which turn on her evocative title—the plea of an anxious woman, full of longing and short on self-esteem. Read full book review >

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BODY SHARERS by Rose Elisabeth
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 28, 1993

A promising but narrow first novel evokes the disturbed atmosphere of a household in which a 14-year-old girl—a survivor of repeated sexual abuse—lives with a relative who's given to obsessive thoughts of sexual violence. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 1995

"But her journalism is straightforward, sympathetic, ethical, and ambitious, allowing us a very useful view of the Japanese as neighbors, not exotics. (Author tour)"
A levelheaded look at a ``typical'' Japanese life, narrated with grace and savvy. Read full book review >

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SAVE YOUR OWN by Elisabeth Brink
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 6, 2006

"This inventive debut doesn't imitate the traditional British academic comedy but, rather, forges an identity all its own."
A 26-year-old virgin with a high IQ and low self-esteem learns that most of life's lessons are taught outside academe's ivied walls. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 11, 2017

"A scathing denouncement, stronger in portraying the system's problems than in offering pragmatic solutions."
A blast across the bow of the entire health care industry, which "attends more or less single-mindedly to its own profits." Read full book review >

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GENIE WISHES by Elisabeth Dahl
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 2, 2013

"Girls should identify and mothers should approve of this gentle tale of growing up. (Fiction. 8-12)"
A fifth-grade girl, who under the moniker Genie Wishes becomes the official class blogger, must negotiate the world of preadolescence as she grows away from her BFF. Read full book review >

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SHADOWS OF A CHILDHOOD by Elisabeth Gille
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 1998

"Unpretentious, and unforgettable."
Shadows Of A Childhood ($23.00; Mar.; 144 pp.; 1-56584-388-6): The difficult life of author Gille, a well-known publisher's editor who had lost her Russian-born mother during WW II and who died in 1996, is memorably fictionalized in this dramatically detailed story of another war orphan. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

JACQUES LACAN by Elisabeth Roudinesco
NON-FICTION
Released: April 17, 1997

"An encyclopedic biography most likely to appeal to experts, but enlivened by portraits of Lacan's mercurial personality and behavior. (22 photos, not seen)"
An exhaustive, partisan, and clinical treatment of the psychoanalyst who became one of France's most famous intellectuals by flamboyantly combining Freudianism, linguistics, and structuralism. Read full book review >