Search Results: "Flavio Morais"


BOOK REVIEW

VOICES IN FIRST PERSON by Lori marie Carlson
FICTION
Released: Aug. 5, 2008

"Altogether, a somewhat uneven anthology with some excellent pieces that may well justify its purchase. (biographical notes) (Anthology. 13 & up)"
Editor Carlson presents 22 monologues, mostly by well-recognized Latino authors, in an attempt to describe the diverse experiences of Latino teens in America. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION

"A complex, thoroughly researched exploration of the changing nature of sovereignty in modern Europe that is more appropriate for a specialist audience than for the general reader."
An academic's analysis of the changing nature of political sovereignty, observed through the lens of the development of the European Union. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BUDDHALAND BROOKLYN by Richard C. Morais
Released: July 17, 2012

"Morais writes with sensitivity and insight about the many ways American life challenges the Reverend Oda's equanimity."
A gentle Buddhist priest from Japan is given the task of building a temple in the Little Calabria section of Brooklyn, and the results are both calamitous and sweet. Read full book review >

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THE HUNDRED-FOOT JOURNEY by Richard C. Morais
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2010

"Will this book eventually become a Merchant-Ivory film, laden with choice roles for Indian actors and featuring (a no-brainer, this) Meryl Streep as Mme. Mallory? An appetizing idea, n'est-ce pas?"
Precise descriptive writing offers much to savor in this bouillabaisse of a first novel from a former Forbes editor. Read full book review >

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MESSENGER by Tony Lee
GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMIC BOOKS
Released: Oct. 1, 2015

"Striking visuals augment an already-captivating tale. (Graphic historical fiction. 12 & up)"
Having tackled Robin Hood in Outlaw (2009) and King Arthur in Excalibur (2011), Lee now envisions Joan of Arc's humble beginnings to her inevitable martyrdom. Read full book review >