Search Results: "Eugène Ionesco"


BOOK REVIEW

STORIES 1, 2, 3, 4 by Eugène Ionesco
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 11, 2012

"Handsomely designed, more silly than existentially 'absurd' and just the ticket for sharing on a parental lap. (jacketed in a fold-out poster) (Picture book. 6-8)"
Four affectionately playful father-daughter exchanges written by a mainstay of the Theatre of the Absurd, back in print (in a single volume, to boot) after decades as collectors' items. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 11, 2001

"Borrowing the techniques of an accomplished novelist for biographical purposes, Shipman brings to vivid life a character whose scientific work rivaled Galileo's in its drama. (53 b&w illustrations, 7 maps)"
An imaginative life of the controversial Dutch scientist (1858-1940) who discovered the first specimen of Homo erectus in Java in 1891. Read full book review >