Search Results: "Henry Green"


BOOK REVIEW

SURVIVING by Henry Green
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Feb. 1, 1993

"No Green fan will want to be without it. (First serial rights to Antaeus, Conjunctions, Grand Street, Missouri Review, Paris Review, and Story)"
Who knows that it won't be Henry Green (1905-73), not Joyce or Woolf, that history finally will favor as the greatest English prose-extender of the century? Read full book review >

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Released: May 28, 1993

"Published in England in 1940 but inexplicably unavailable in the US until now: one of the most remarkable and timeless of memoirs—a classic."
Green (Surviving, 1992, etc.) wrote this autobiography—one of the oddest and most beguiling in English—at age 33, in 1938, fully expecting WW II to annihilate him and everyone else in England. Read full book review >

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CAUGHT  by Henry Green
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 4, 2016

"Dense and often funny, this reissue is necessary reading for fans of both Green and modernist fiction."
Green draws on his experience with the Auxiliary Fire Service in this intricate 1943 novel about waiting for and living through the London Blitz. Read full book review >

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GREEN by Benjamin Zucker
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2002

"Multiple readings could perhaps yield more insight—not an onerous task since this is one of the more beautiful books in recent memory—but it's difficult to regard Green as anything more than a curio."
The brilliant minds of today and yesteryear crowd into the exquisitely designed pages of this odd folly of an art novel. Read full book review >

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GREEN by Jay Lake
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: June 1, 2009

"An action-packed tale."
A stylish and intimate fantasy from Lake (Escapement, 2008, etc.). Read full book review >

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BACK by Henry Green
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 4, 2016

"In this quick and engrossing novel, Green reveals that living and loving are more about embracing failures and making frequent recalibrations than striving toward unattainable ideals."
Farcical mystery and a heavy dose of pragmatism enliven and ground British writer Green's 1946 off-kilter romance, reissued with an introduction by Deborah Eisenberg. Read full book review >

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LOVING by Henry Green
Released: Oct. 6, 1949

"Perhaps not for a wide public, but for those who have liked the also recently imported I. Compton-Burnett who bears a very close comparison in method and mood."
The first novel to be published in America by Henry Green who has already established a devotedly enthusiastic following among critics, connoisseurs. Read full book review >

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GREEN by Tom Baker
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 15, 2017

"A sharp and intriguing tale about a gay draftee in the '60s."
A novel tells the story of a gay Army recruit in the Vietnam era. Read full book review >

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GREEN by Laura Peyton Roberts
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 12, 2010

"Give this light fare to those graduating out of Magic Tree House and not yet ready for Percy Jackson or Molly Moon. (Fantasy. 9-12)"
Lilybet Green gets something extraordinary for her 13th birthday: the chance to become a leprechaun keeper. Read full book review >

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GREEN by Sam  Graham-Felsen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 2, 2018

"A well-turned if familiar race-themed bildungsroman."
A white boy in a majority-black Boston middle school gets an education on race and friendship. Read full book review >

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GREEN by Keith C. Clark
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 18, 2014

"A quick, enjoyable read that doesn't spend too much time in the rough."
Clark offers a novel about golf, race and friendship in roughly equal parts. Read full book review >