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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 5, 2004

"Unconventional, challenging, sometimes even warm and funny."
A young feminist pulls no punches in her examination of motherhood. Read full book review >

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THE PIRATE MEETS THE QUEEN by Matt Faulkner
ADVENTURE
Released: May 1, 2005

"The details may differ, but this rendition is just as stirring as Emily Arnold McCully's The Pirate Queen (1995), and will leave readers awash in admiration for its self-assured narrator. (source list) (Picture book. 8-10)"
Embroidering his first-person historical tale a bit ("It's the way of storytelling," says he in a closing note), Faulkner recounts the exploits of fierce Irish pirate Granuaile (more often known as Grace, or Grania) O'Malley, from birth, through early buccaneering, to a climactic, intrepid face-off with fiery Queen Elizabeth—here dubbed "Red Liz"—after her piratical son's capture. Read full book review >

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GAIJIN by Matt Faulkner
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 15, 2014

"An accessible account about a dark—and still too-little-known—moment in American history. (author's note, resources) (Graphic historical fiction. 9-12)"
After the United States enters World War II, a half-Japanese teen and his white mother find themselves interned at the Alameda Downs Assembly Center. Read full book review >

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LADIES FIRST WITH RUBY SHAMIR AND MATT FAULKNER
by Julie Danielson

During any given year, readers would be entertained and uplifted by Ruby Shamir’s What’s the Big Deal About First Ladies, illustrated by Matt Faulkner. The first in a series for children about American history, it’s an engaging, fact-filled celebration of the first ladies in the White House and the unique contributions each made to this country – and with such ...


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BOOK REVIEW

THE TOWN by William Faulkner
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 1975

"One questions whether it will make new recruits."
Subtitled A Novel of the Snopes Family, this continues the particular panel in the Jefferson, Mississippi, chronicle that centers on the Snopes, with their ambitious and rapacious Flem Snopes as villain of the piece. Read full book review >

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REQUIEM FOR A NUN by William Faulkner
Released: Sept. 24, 1951

"Faulkner comes closer perhaps to Eugene Neill than to his own tradition."
A strange book even to come from the pen of the unpredictable Nobel prize winner. Read full book review >

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Released: May 11, 1942

"Many of the stories have appeared in magazines."
Seven short and long-short stories of the ramifications of a Mississippi family, from the legendary Buck and Buddy, to present day. Read full book review >

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THE WILD PALMS by William Faulkner
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 19, 1938

"The setting is again the Deep South."
Mr. Faulkner takes us down two paths, apparently unconnected. Read full book review >

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Superheroes by David Faulkner
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

"Somewhat one-dimensional but an addition to the literature on religious abuse."
In this debut memoir, the author recounts his childhood and the horrific results of his mother's remarriage to an abuser. Read full book review >

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NEW ORLEANS SKETCHES by William Faulkner
Released: May 28, 1968

"In all, an essential revision for the body of Faulkner scholarship."
Faulkner sweepings, sketches and stories from his New Orleans writings circa 1925, this collection was first published by Rutgers University Press in 1958 and has new material in the autobiographical introduction and an additional essay on Sherwood Anderson. Read full book review >

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PYLON by William Faulkner
Released: March 25, 1935

"It is not a tale for light reading."
May one be permitted to be honest and say one dislikes Faulkner, but — rather resentfully — acknowledges his pitiless power? Read full book review >

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THE HAMLET by William Faulkner
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 1940

"I should think this would be sharply limited."
Faulkner, the stellar verbal marathon winner, once again indulges in tortuous and tortured excesses in this new novel, reintroducing the Snopes of some of his earlier work. Read full book review >