Search Results: "Hannah Rothschild"


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THE IMPROBABILITY OF LOVE by Hannah Rothschild
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 3, 2015

"Smart, well-written, and thoroughly gripping."
Following her biography of a jazz-loving great aunt (The Baroness, 2013), Rothschild shifts gears to imagine art-world shenanigans prompted by a long-lost Watteau painting in her first novel.Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 19, 2013

"An affectionate biography of a woman who in her late 30s finally saw the life she wanted and grabbed it."
The fascinating story of a member of Europe's banking aristocracy who spent the second half of her life swinging with New York's jazz aristocracy. Read full book review >

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Released: Nov. 12, 2014

"An attractively packaged and well-written handbook for aspiring artists that encourages readers to find value in mistakes as well as successful creations."
An exuberant guide to nourishing creativity and encouraging artistic experimentation. Read full book review >

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DUMBFOUNDED by Matt Rothschild
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 1, 2008

"Bumpy, but both snappy and deeply felt."
Growing up heavy, Jewish and effeminate on the Upper East Side. Read full book review >

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THE BANNERET'S BLADE by Nicholas de Rothschild
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 7, 2014

"A sweeping, densely plotted epic that will likely appeal to fans of historical fiction or George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire series."
A knight faces brutal challenges at home and abroad in de Rothschild's historical-fiction debut. Read full book review >

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THE INDIAN VEGETARIAN by Neelam Batra
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1994

"A mystique breaker."
Indian cuisine still sounds exotic to many people and has yet to work its way into American kitchens. Read full book review >

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THE RED BOAT by Hannah Cumming
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2012

"A deftly delivered lesson on facing life's little challenges. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A "magic" boat offers a lonely girl a whole new world...of imagination. Read full book review >

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RED FOX by Hannah Giffard
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 1991

"This is her first book: a promising debut. (Picture book. 4-8)"
After his traditional prey eludes him one luckless night, Red Fox goes into town and finds some burgers and fries in a garbage can—just the thing to celebrate the cubs his mate has produced in his absence. Read full book review >

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ARROW TO ALASKA by Hannah Viano
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 14, 2015

"This intriguing and delightfully illustrated story will be of particular interest to young readers in Washington state and Alaska, who are least likely to notice the skimpiness of geographical detail. (Picture book. 5-8)"
A boy named Arrow recounts his journey from Seattle to Alaska to visit his grandfather. Read full book review >

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RED FOX ON THE MOVE by Hannah Giffard
ANIMALS
Released: June 1, 1992

"As in Red Fox (1991), a slight plot is distinguished by well-designed, stylized illustrations in pleasing, bright colors. (Picture book. 3-7)"
After a bulldozer rousts Red Fox and his family from their home, they swim a river, brave a train tunnel, and try holes occupied by several other creatures before happening on one that is available for them to settle in. Read full book review >