Search Results: "Ju-Chan Fulton"


BOOK REVIEW

WAYFARER by Bruce Fulton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 1997

"Here is evidence of a rich vein of contemporary writing all but unknown to us—and well worth exploring."
Wayfarer ($14.95 paperback original; Apr. 1997; 224 pp.; 1-879679-09-4): Eight long stories, all written since the late 1970s, representative of a new wave of Korean women only recently liberated from the second-class status imposed by a male-dominated society. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ANOTHER MAN'S CITY by In-Ho Choi
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 14, 2014

"Choi may be straining for postmodern effects, but there's a lot of charm to his anxious novel, as if Thurber and Orwell had gotten together for a skull session."
This lightly Kafkaesque fable from a South Korean writer presents a man who suddenly finds his world not quite right in increasingly strange ways. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GEORGIE'S BEST BAD DAY by Ruth Chan
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 18, 2017

"For any kid who has spent part of the day facedown on the ground in utter defeat, Georgie and his pals make great commiserating companions. (Picture book. 3-6)"
In the second Georgie and Friends book from Chan, a very bad day goes from calamity to a memorably good time. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MORE THAN ENOUGH by John Fulton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2002

"Well written but dull and uneventful."
The unhappy domestic life of a Utah family: a first novel from storywriter Fulton (Retribution, 2001). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GLORY DAYS by Gillian Chan
FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1997

"Certainly this audience needs to know that their actions can have serious and regrettable consequences, but they'll have to look elsewhere for stories of personal salvation and the redemptive power of love. (Fiction. 12-14)"
Chan (Golden Girl, p. 1219) returns to mythical Elmwood High for this second collection of interrelated short stories. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE FAT YEARS by Chan Koonchung
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 10, 2012

"Didactic, often wearingly so, but interesting as an example of the kind of storytelling the powers that be don't want heard."
A dystopian portrait of China in 2013, where the populace is both muzzled and soothed by state-controlled capitalism. Read full book review >