Search Results: "Enrico Moretti"


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THE NEW GEOGRAPHY OF JOBS by Enrico Moretti
NON-FICTION
Released: May 5, 2012

"A welcome contribution from a newcomer who provides both a different view and balance in addressing one of the country's more profound problems."
A fresh, provocative analysis of the debate on education and employment. Read full book review >

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ENRICO STARTS SCHOOL by Charlotte Middleton
ANIMALS
Released: July 1, 2004

A conventional message, served up with unusual simplicity and low-key humor. Read full book review >

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LA LUNA by Enrico Casarosa
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 15, 2012

"Rich and lovely to look at, but probably much more evocative as a memory of the animated short rather than a thing in itself. (Picture book. 5-9)"
A Pixar film with an Academy Award nomination for Best Animated Short is transformed into a picture book with decidedly mixed results. Read full book review >

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THE WAY BACK by Enrico Palandri
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 1994

"A pale contribution to the literature of expatriate loss and gain."
An expatriate Italian's return home prompts a Proustian recovery of time past in a novel that is a weave of memories: a first US publication for this Italian author. Read full book review >

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BINDS THAT TIE by Kate Moretti
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 4, 2014

"A gripping, psychologically nuanced thriller set along the fault lines of a marriage."
A married couple covers up a murder, kicking off an engaging, literary suspense novel. Read full book review >

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THE BLACKBIRD SEASON by Kate Moretti
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 26, 2017

"Moretti's tale of jealousy and obsession is nothing less than dark magic. Witchery indeed."
Crime fiction adores girls in trouble. Moretti's latest nail-biter (The Vanishing Year, 2016, etc.) is no exception, but it is exceptional. Read full book review >

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Ecce Homo: Jesus the Man by Enrico Nicoló
NON-FICTION

"Requires further argument and explication to convince the reader."
An alternative reading of various New Testament stories about Jesus. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 17, 2013

"A valuable guide for parents and educators that includes tips on choosing a therapist and parenting strategies."
A veteran clinical psychologist contends that there is a "pervasive tendency in our society to medicalize children's behavior" and "shy away from trusting our own ability to decipher the ordinary human meanings, motives and developmental reasons for why children act the way they do." Read full book review >

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JACK FRUSCIANTE HAS LEFT THE BAND by Enrico Brizzi
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 1997

"A big seller in Italy, we're told."
Haphazardly punctuated first novel of middle-class Europeen angst that's less about rock 'n' roll, or pubescent love, than about Anglo-American slacker culture and a bunch of dead-end kids who talk the talk and walk the walk because they have nothing better to do. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

"An engaging childhood memoir of World War II."
Lamet offers a tender, highly observant memoir of his boyhood years in Italy during World War II. Read full book review >

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THE VANISHING YEAR by Kate Moretti
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 27, 2016

"Fans of twisted thrillers featuring complex female characters will devour Moretti's latest."
A woman tries to hide—and outrun—her past in this fast-paced thriller from Moretti (Binds That Tie, 2014, etc.). Read full book review >