Search Results: "Jeremi Suri"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 27, 2011

"A blithe historical evaluation that fails to reach the lofty level of Suri's previous book."
An impassioned apology for spreading American hegemony throughout the world. Read full book review >

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Released: Sept. 12, 2017

"Lively and well-grounded, offering good measures by which to judge our best and worst presidents and their methods of governing."
"Few leaders are impeached or assassinated; most die from a thousand cuts": an illuminating look at the highest office in the land and its occupants. Read full book review >

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PLAYING WITH MATCHES by Suri Rosen
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 1, 2014

"Fizzy, funny and ultimately redemptive. (Fiction. 13-16)"
An unforgiveable email prank involving an elderly teacher forces 16-year-old Raina Resnick's expulsion from her New York Jewish high school and banishment to Toronto to live with her strict aunt. Read full book review >

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THE CITY OF DEVI by Manil Suri
Released: Feb. 4, 2013

"The melodrama of romantic intrigue is this novel's driving force."
Part international thriller, part romantic soap opera and less satisfying than the author's previous works. Read full book review >

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THE DEATH OF VISHNU by Manil Suri
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2001

"An amalgam of early Naipaul and R.K. Narayan, with just a whiff of Kosinski's Being There. A highly likable, if oddly conceived and assembled, debut novel."
Indian-born Suri's imaginative first novel, set in and near a volatile Bombay apartment building, employs the figure of a drunken handyman as the catalyst for a linked series of charmingly improbable seriocomic catastrophes. Read full book review >

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THE AGE OF SHIVA by Manil Suri
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2008

"A finely conceived, absorbing and powerful book."
A complex parable of unification and division, based on the myth of the god Shiva and his consort Parvati, is subtly constructed in this ambitious successor to Suri's fine first novel, The Death of Vishnu (2001). Read full book review >