Search Results: "Judith Benet Richardson"


BOOK REVIEW

THE WAY HOME by Judith Benet Richardson
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 30, 1991

"The reassuring quality here is nicely reinforced by its unusual illustrations in fabric appliquÇ, the many materials combined to create evocative, appealing scenes. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A little elephant is having such fun at the beach that she's unmoved by all her mother's coaxing. Read full book review >

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JUDITH by Nicholas Mosley
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Released: Feb. 14, 1990

Take the melodramatic core of reality from such earlier Mosley teasers as Accident and Serpent and you might end up with this high-toned, quicksilver mess about a delusional young actress named Judith. Read full book review >

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FIRST CAME THE OWL by Judith BenÇt Richardson
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 1996

"Like its heroine, this story has quiet strengths and makes for thoughtful and rewarding reading. (Fiction. 9-11)"
When Mah-jah (Mom in Thai) is hospitalized for depression during a cheerless Cape Cod winter, Nita is taken in by her best friend's family, the kind, calm Stillwater clan. Read full book review >

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THE LOVES OF JUDITH by Meir Shalev
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 22, 1999

"Even so, the village mythologizing and the proverbs ('He couldn't say the names of wine, but his frying pan laughed and his knife danced in his hand—) will warm the hearts of many."
Shalev's third English translation (Esau, 1994) is set in post-WWII Palestine. Read full book review >

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THE PILGRIMAGE OF DOROTHY RICHARDSON by Joanne Winning
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 2001

"An invaluable contribution to the process of reclaiming a hidden lesbian literature."
Dorothy Richardson's "Pilgrimage" novels, long revered as major achievements in modernist literature, are analyzed here as narratives of lesbian desire. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Jan. 6, 2012

"A multifaceted journey for devotees of Vertigo to contemplate and enjoy."
Last time the world heard from Judy Barton she was tumbling out of the bell tower at Mission San Juan Bautista to her death, but it turns out the ethereal beauty of Alfred Hitchcock's 1958 masterpiece Vertigo has more to say. Read full book review >

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THE VIEW FROM A MONASTERY by Benet Tvedten
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 1, 1999

"Tvedten's honesty and genuine humility keep this memoir from becoming another pat homage to the simple life."
Gentle musings on four decades of monastic life, by fiction writer and Blue Cloud Abbey resident Tvedten. Read full book review >

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Dark Matters: Seven Variations on a Theme by Benet Kolman
FICTION & LITERATURE

"Erudite tales that should prompt readers, just like the characters, to contemplate existentially."
A debut collection of seven stories follows the struggle of ordinary characters facing extraordinary circumstances. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 1994

"It's you-can-run-but-you-can't-hide journalism, gossipy with a sound foundation, and not too high on elegant turns of phrase. (First printing of 100,000; author tour)"
Danielle's dirty linen. Read full book review >

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GRUNT by John Richardson
ANIMALS
Released: March 18, 2002

"A light-hearted tale that sends a worthwhile message to children. (Picture book. 4-7)"
A melancholy runt learns about happiness and self-acceptance from a genial boar. Read full book review >

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The Golden Arrow by Lloyd Richardson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 30, 2015

"A sound sophomore effort with enough espionage fuel to power a future entry in the series."
Two intelligence agents from the United States and India, respectively, work together to stop Iran from launching a nuclear missile at Israel in Richardson's (Dragon's Paw, 2012) political thriller. Read full book review >