Search Results: "Klara Glowczewska"


BOOK REVIEW

THE SHADOW OF THE SUN by Ryszard Kapuscinski
NON-FICTION
Released: April 24, 2001

"A book of many wonders, of unfathomable sadness, of intense quiet and quick violence, of greed and grandeur, of illuminations blindingly bright."
A wrenching, poignant portrait of Africa and Africans by a Polish journalist who first visited the continent in 1957. Read full book review >

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TRAVELS WITH HERODOTUS by Ryszard Kapuscinski
Released: June 11, 2007

"Author and subject, student and mentor, are perfectly matched. Illuminating reading for any aspiring journalist or travel writer, for any traveler, for any citizen of the world."
Famed Polish writer and traveler Kapuscinski (The Shadow of the Sun, 2001, etc.), who died in January 2007, pays honor to antiquity's "Father of History." Read full book review >

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KLARA WITH A K by Sandy Berman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 30, 2014

"A successful historical novel about the redemptive power of remaining true to oneself, no matter what the cost."
After a concentration camp survivor attracts the romantic interest of two men, she makes discoveries about life, love and forgiveness in this debut novel. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 22, 2013

"An enjoyable read and a useful guide for visitors to the nation's capital."
The tale of the refurbishment of "America's most famous house." Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 16, 2010

"A little gem."
April 1945: From his death in Warm Springs, Ga., to his burial in Hyde Park, New York, Franklin Roosevelt's final journey. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 7, 2017

"An entertaining story of the irresistible cult of a creepy car."
The shadowy provenance of a wartime German limousine and the dizzying succession of owners over decades afterward. Read full book review >

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THE BELIEVER by Joakim Zander
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 17, 2017

"Suspenseful and primed for Hollywood adaptation, this is escapist fiction at its best."
Zander's latest page-turning political thriller weaves three interconnected stories into a hypertopical tale of international intrigue. Read full book review >

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THE GLASSBLOWER'S CHILDREN by Maria Gripe
Released: May 7, 1973

"Despite the seams and weak spots, however, Gripe polishes each separate scene to fine perfection and makes each development more chilling than the last."
Unlike Gripe's contemporary Hugo and Josephine books, The Glassblower's Children is a fairy tale, with remote storybook settings, mythic themes and archetypal rather than realistic characters. Read full book review >