Search Results: "Judith Kitchen"


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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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THE HOUSE ON ECCLES ROAD by Judith Kitchen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2002

"It takes chutzpah to attempt a story like this, but in this case, poet and essayist Kitchen (Distance and Direction, 2001, etc.) succeeds wonderfully."
A rich and compelling rip-off of Joyce's Ulysses, in which the June day in the life of Molly Bluhm is recorded in all its ambivalent splendor. Read full book review >

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HALF IN SHADE by Judith Kitchen
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 3, 2012

"Elegantly written and intermittently perceptive, though slightly self-indulgent in form and tone."
Essayist/novelist Kitchen (The House on Eccles Road, 2002, etc.) muses on memory, history and illness while rummaging through family photos. Read full book review >

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DISTANCE AND DIRECTION by Judith Kitchen
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Sept. 1, 2001

"'Some books are better than others,' she declares. This is one of the former."
Thirty-two essays on the subjects of time and place—some somewhat discursive, others lyrical, all as brief as a sigh. Read full book review >

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KITCHEN by Banana Yoshimoto
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 1993

"Timeless emotions, elegantly evoked with impressive originality and strength."
Young writer Yoshimoto's first full-length fiction to appear in the US—an excerpt of which appeared in New Japanese Voices (1991; ed. by Helen Mitsios)—explores love and loss with a distinctly contemporary sensibility. Read full book review >

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BRIEF ENCOUNTERS by Judith Kitchen
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Nov. 9, 2025

"A vibrant and expansive anthology."
Two distinguished writers/editors gather together flash nonfiction essays from both established and emerging writers. Read full book review >

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KITCHEN DANCE by Maurie J. Manning
BEDTIME BOOK
Released: Oct. 6, 2008

"Their joyful inclusion of the kids makes this book read like one long, wonderful hug—as the narrator says, after being tucked back into bed with a couple extra besitos, 'Umm, hmm.' (Picture book. 3-7)"
"Scrape! Splash! Read full book review >

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MIRIAM'S KITCHEN by Elizabeth Ehrlich
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1997

"It is a savory stew made from the social and cultural ingredients of American-Jewish life. (Author tour)"
An appealing, sensitive account of an assimilated Jewish woman's efforts to embrace the religious traditions of her ancestors. Read full book review >

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CHATO'S KITCHEN by Gary Soto
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 22, 1995

"Soto's inspired finger-snapping prose has found an equally imaginative comrade in Guevara's colorful urban paintings. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Chato and Novio Boy, low-riding East Los Angeles homeboys of the feline variety, have dinner guests. Read full book review >

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KITCHEN DISCO by Clare Foges
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 9, 2017

"Cute and catchy. (Picture book. 3-5)"
The banana acts as DJ for a crazy dance party that happens nightly, involving all the fruit in the kitchen. Read full book review >