Search Results: "Jesús Canseco Zárate"


BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 10, 2013

"Just right for the Day of the Dead or for a fresh take on family structures—tan lindo! (Picture book. 4-8)"
Though they are skeletons, this family couldn't be friendlier. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

IN THE LAND OF SILENCE by Jesús Urzagasti
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 1994

"But perplexity implies interest and a desire for answers, both of which Urzagasti fails to arouse."
Originally released in South America in 1987, this tedious, pretentious novel by a Bolivian poet and novelist is at least consistent. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FRIGID TALES by Pedro de Jesús
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2002

"Witty and accomplished—but thinly developed."
Sex is a preoccupation and, as the King of Siam would say, "a puzzlement" in this debut collection of six coy, elusive stories from a young Cuban fiction writer and translator. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

OUT IN THE OPEN by Jesús Carrasco
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 4, 2017

"Harshly and elegantly told; a quest that feels both old and new."
A stark debut novel details a young boy's flight from danger across a desiccated, dangerous land. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LAKAS AND THE MAKIBAKA HOTEL/SI LAKAS AT ANG MAKIBAKA HOTEL by Anthony D. Robles
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2006

"The vivid paintings have a cartoon quality that punches off the page and there are some fun touches: The landlord wears a hat and suit of $1000 bills. (bilingual English-Tagalog text) (Picture book. 6-9)"
Lakas, a young Filipino American, befriends several street performers who all live in the Makibaka Hotel. Read full book review >