Search Results: "Guido Mattioni"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: Feb. 22, 2012

"Many thoughtful and wry observations inhabit this charming but uneven read."
In Mattioni's novel, a recent widower from Milan realizes his dream of resettling in Savannah. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: May 1, 1996

"A little treasure, worth twice the price."
Dazzling, pithy vignettes of early 20th century India from a wandering Italian poet. Read full book review >

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Released: Dec. 1, 1993

"A literary oddity that's compelling yet repellent, amusing yet outrageous."
Idiosyncratic musings by Italian poet, critic, and philosopher Ceronetti, originally published in 1979 and marking the first English translation of his work. Read full book review >

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HAPPY ANGRY SAD by Guido van Genechten
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 25, 2014

"Even the most patient and precocious of preschoolers will need lots of help with this one. (Board book. 3-5)"
A challenging exercise in sorting, categorization and identification. Read full book review >

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RICKY'S CHRISTMAS TREE by Guido van Genechten
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2011

"This endearing bunny deserves a better tale. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Ricky is a cheerful young rabbit preparing for the Christmas holiday celebration in this sixth entry in a series originating in Holland and Belgium. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SILK by Alessandro Baricco
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 15, 1997

"Masterly."
Silk ($15.00; Oct. 15; 96 pp.; 1-86046-510-X): A fine novella, set in 19th-century France and the Orient, by a celebrated Italian musicologist and writer. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Hunted by Guido Henkel
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 8, 2015

"A fun, supernatural Victorian mystery.
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Henkel's (Zen of eBook Marketing, 2016, etc.) paranormal detective Jason Dark investigates a deadly ancient vampire in his series' 11th novel.Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TITO THE MAGICIAN by Guido van Genechten
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 9, 2016

"Genuine self-confidence, humility, and a sense of wonder: bravo, Tito. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Being a magician is no easy trick. It hinges on one of the human qualities that's most difficult to achieve. Read full book review >

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RICKY'S BIRTHDAY by Guido van Genechten
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 2012

"Bland. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Ricky's birthday can't be perfect without his best friend there to share it. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LOOK AT THAT! by Guido van Genechten
ANIMALS
Released: Nov. 1, 2008

"Chances are good adult readers will be able to identify them. (6-18 mos.)"
A simple, vocabulary-building book for babies positions colorful, smiling animals on plain backgrounds, one per page. Read full book review >