Search Results: "Jethro Soutar"


BOOK REVIEW

HOTEL BRASIL by Frei Betto
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 18, 2014

"Intertwines absurdly understated violence with a reflective portrait of the city and its types so anthropologically precise that you'll mourn each new victim—and that's a lot of mourning."
In Betto's debut thriller, a killer is loose in a Rio de Janeiro residential hotel. Read full book review >

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THE CITY OF ULYSSES by Teolinda Gersão
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 23, 2017

"Readers planning a trip to Portugal will find this a fine, revealing complement to their guidebook—and on the evidence of this book, Gersão deserves a wider audience in English."
An elegant paean to love—and to "the least known of all European capital cities," Lisbon. Read full book review >

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THE GURUGU PLEDGE by Juan Tomás Ávila Laurel
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 24, 2017

"An understated, somber, and highly observant sketchbook of lives on the margins."
A group of refugees in North Africa share their stories and bide their time, agonizingly close to freedom. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 1, 2006

"No revelatory insights here, but Nureyev fanatics will find lots of good anecdotes."
A gushing, gossipy peek at the legendary dancer's backstage shenanigans in the later years of his career. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Azure Luck by Jethro Scott
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 27, 2015

"Die-hard fantasy fans will probably enjoy this uneven tale more than general readers."
A sword-and-sorcery novel that features alternative universes, characters in medieval-esque garb, magic, and heroic, cataclysmic struggles. Read full book review >