Search Results: "Giuliana Donati"


BOOK REVIEW

HIDING BOYS IN BATHROOMS by Giuliana Prada
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 6, 2017

"A comprehensive account of one woman's love life that loses its overarching narrative in the details."
In her debut memoir, Prada recounts the frustrations and anxieties of dating men in her 30s. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 1992

"Sharply, even poetically written, under waves of nightmare."
Unique concentration-camp memoir by an Italian Jewess who was sent to Birkenau in April 1944, and later moved to Auschwitz. Read full book review >

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INTO THE WILDERNESS by Sara Donati
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 10, 1998

"Exemplary historical fiction, boasting a heroine with a real and tangible presence."
A lushly written first novel, set in early America, by the Pacific Northwest—based Donati. Read full book review >

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IDA LUPINO by William Donati
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 1996

"A welcome, gentlemanly work on a lauded yet underappreciated figure. (24 b&w photos, not seen)"
A respectful overview that lets an icon of women's filmmaking emerge as a full-fledged human being, social crusader, and artist. Read full book review >

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THE MARZIPAN PIGEON by Alyssa Donati
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 1994

"Underdeveloped, unsympathetic characters and repetitiveness make this wearing."
A first novel that spins its wheels in the rut of 1990s New York City club life and never manages to get on track. Read full book review >

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DAWN ON A DISTANT SHORE by Sara Donati
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 1, 2000

"Rafael Sabatini, where are you when we really need you?"
Donati's sequel (after Into the Wilderness, 1998) to James Fenimore Cooper's Leather-Stocking Tales is sluggishly plotted and a-brim with a confusing collection of stock characters. Read full book review >

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THE GILDED HOUR by Sara Donati
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"Page-turning and atmospheric, Donati's novel leaves readers with plenty of questions, perhaps signaling a sequel to come."
Another meticulously researched period drama with dashes of mystery and romance from Donati, this time set in 1880s New York. Read full book review >

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LAKE IN THE CLOUDS by Sara Donati
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 6, 2002

"Interminable."
A sprawling sequel to Dawn on a Distant Shore (2001) returns to Elizabeth Bonner, her husband Nathaniel, and Nathaniel's half-Indian daughter Hannah, now a young woman and an accomplished healer. Read full book review >