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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THE GAME OF SHAPES by Hervé Tullet
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 21, 2015

"This is the rare book that would be improved by falling apart. (Board book. 1-4)"
Tullet may have finally run up against the limits created by the conventions of a book with this latest addition to his clever Let's Play Games! series. Read full book review >

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THE BALL GAME by Hervé Tullet
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 3, 2014

"This ballgame is a board-book miss. (Board book. 3-8)"
The novelty-book answer to the basketball net on the wastepaper basket. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PRESS HERE by Hervé Tullet
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 16, 2011

"Children and parents keen to explore technological interactivity will delight in recalling the infinite possibilities of the picture book. (Picture book. 3-8)"
One lone, yellow dot sits in the center of a blank, white page. Read full book review >

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SAY ZOOP! by Hervé Tullet
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2017

"'Zoop' is the least of it. 'Waahoo!' comes closer. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Another infectiously joyful romp from the panjandrum of playful pointillism. Read full book review >

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THE FINGER SPORTS GAME by Hervé Tullet
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 21, 2015

"A perfectly pleasant interactive read for pale-skinned toddlers. (Board book. 2-4)"
The Finger Worms participate in a variety of athletic competitions. Read full book review >

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THE EYES GAME by Hervé Tullet
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 3, 2014

"While Taro Gomi did this gimmick first and better (Peekaboo, 2013, in English; 1990 in Japan), this is a welcome addition to the growing number of board books that go masked. (Board book. 1-3)"
Tullet's latest interactive creation turns an open book into a game of peekaboo. Read full book review >

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HELP! WE NEED A TITLE! by Hervé Tullet
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 13, 2014

"The thick, black, paper-over-board cover suggests a sketchbook; in the adeptly controlled chaos within, Tullet outlines the elements of a good story while supplying kids with plenty of inspiration to create their own. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Clever new metafiction from the prolific French artist (Press Here, 2011, etc.). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MY PARENTS by Hervé Guibert
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 1994

"A minor work that fails to define HervÇ and his parents clearly or memorably."
This disjointed account of life with Mom and Dad by French novelist and journalist Guibert (To the Friend Who Did Not Save My Life, 1991) is supposedly a blend of autobiography and fiction- -neither terribly exciting. Read full book review >