Search Results: "Hervé Le Tellier"


BOOK REVIEW

ENOUGH ABOUT LOVE by Hervé Le Tellier
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 8, 2011

"Le Tellier examines the possibilities of love after 40, and he deals with this issue with patience, understanding and bemusement."
Two love triangles (equal one love hexagon?) that reveal much—or at least enough—about love. Read full book review >

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ELÉCTRICO W by Hervé Le Tellier
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 18, 2013

"Delicate handling of deep themes—loss, missed connections, meaninglessness—gives the novel an emotional charge greater than its low-key particulars and pacing."
A French journalist and a Portuguese photographer find they have some uncomfortable things in common in this latest from Le Tellier (Enough About Love, 2011, etc.). Read full book review >

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LE COLONIAL by Kien Nguyen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 24, 2004

"An intriguing epic of ethical, moral, and spiritual conflicts from an emerging talent worth watching."
Eighteenth-century French Jesuits bring the gospel, and more, to the future kingdom of Viet Nam. Read full book review >

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LE CORBUSIER by Nicholas Fox Weber
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 13, 2008

"The deeply felt tribute to Le Corbusier's work is enriched by Weber's engrossing, entertaining portrait of his complex personality."
Exhaustive biography of one of the most innovative and influential architects of the 20th century. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LE DIVORCE by Diane Johnson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 13, 1997

"A shrewd, carefully detailed portrait of the ways in which Americans and the French continue to romanticize, denigrate, and misapprehend each other, contained in a well-paced, believably dramatic narrative."
A modern collision of French and American mores begins in near farce but ends in tragedy in Johnson's bright, unsparing novel. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 18, 2011

"In his energetic memoir, Rodgers, as was almost always the case with his songs, brings the funk."
One of the heaviest figures from an unjustly maligned musical era tells all, and tells it well. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PIERRE LE POOF! by Andrea Beck
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2009

"It's a charming enough canine caper, but, like Pierre, it lacks the vigor of the classic Harry the Dirty Dog. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A pampered poodle dreams of running free while his owner preps him to be a champion show-dog in this first of a projected series of Pierre adventures. Read full book review >

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LE PETIT GARÇON by Philippe Labro
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 1992

"Labro invests a familiar story of heroism with affection and even a sheen of nostalgia: a well-crafted novel that reads like a memoir."
A coming-of-age tale (nominated for the prestigious Prix Goncourt) that's set before and during the German occupation of France in WW II. Read full book review >

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EVA LE GALLIENNE by Helen Sheehy
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 11, 1996

"Unfortunately, Sheehy's book tends to lose sight of a remarkable woman in a forest of details."
The life story of respected actor Eva Le Gallienne (18991991) and a case for her deep influence on the American theater. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Oct. 17, 1994

"Utilitarian in the best possible way."
Le Cordon Bleu's 26 chef-instructors contribute more than 100 traditional French recipes as well as many creative new dishes. Read full book review >