Search Results: "Kristen Harnisch"


BOOK REVIEW

THE VINTNER'S DAUGHTER by Kristen Harnisch
Released: Aug. 5, 2014

"Wine aficionados and fans of romance and historical fiction will drink this in."
A young French woman, determined to pursue her dreams, shows resourcefulness and endurance as she journeys from her home to America in a novel set in the late 1800s. Read full book review >

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Freak by Jonathan Harnisch
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 2, 2016

"An arresting, if underdeveloped, depiction of teen angst and mental disorders."
A teenager struggling with mental illness bonds with a classmate and his philosophy teacher in Harnisch's (Porcelain Utopia, 2016, etc.) latest novel.Read full book review >

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Porcelain Utopia by Jonathan Harnisch
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 8, 2016

"A scattered account of a scatterbrained life with all manner of depravity and, underneath it all, earnestness."
Harnisch (The Oxygen Tank, 2016, etc.) offers a novel about the complicated world of a mentally ill mind. Read full book review >

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When We Were Invincible by Jonathan Harnisch
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 25, 2015

"The amount of plagiarized content was under 2 percent."
Kirkus Reviews has removed our review of Jonathan Harnisch's novella When We Were Invincible, which was submitted to Kirkus Indie for review, because the author incorporated some of the work of Franz Kafka, Fyodor Dostoevsky, and Karl Marx without attribution. Read full book review >

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Living Colorful Beauty by Jonathan Harnisch
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 13, 2015

"A bluntly honest psychosexual odyssey."
A surrealistic psychological novel about one man's struggle to know his own mind. Read full book review >

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Of Crime and Passion by Jonathan Harnisch
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 5, 2016

"Readers may find it hard to make head or tail of this novella—which, believe it or not, may be the secret of its perverse charm."
A brief novel about an ambitious man that's different from the usual fare. Read full book review >

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Jonathan Harnisch: An Alibiography  by Jonathan Harnisch
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 10, 2014

"As complex as the disorder it seeks to explore; makes for a frequently disquieting read."
A fragmented debut novel about life lived under a fog of schizophrenia from author Harnisch. Read full book review >

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Glad You're Not Me by Jonathan Harnisch
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 3, 2016

"An untethered collection of one man's thoughts that introduces readers to the possibilities of chapbook-style constructions."
Harnisch (Freak, 2016, etc.) presents a semiautobiographical book of meditations on mental illness and the world at large. Read full book review >

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SECOND ALIBI: THE BANALITY OF LIFE by Jonathan Harnisch
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 26, 2014

"Wildly varied in style and content, making for an informative and strange trip through the experience of mental disorders."
A semiautobiographical exploration of mental illness from Harnisch (An Alibiography, 2014). Read full book review >

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SEX, DRUGS, AND SCHIZOPHRENIA by Jonathan Harnisch
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 15, 2014

"A repetitive, explicit, fractured, lengthy and honest book, with an overall effect that mimics the confusion of its title."
Harnisch (Second Alibi, 2014, etc.) offers anovel that investigates the fractured mind of a schizophrenic. Read full book review >

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The Oxygen Tank by Jonathan Harnisch
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 4, 2016

"An admirably daring account of psychosis, but one that's too disjointed to sustain interest."
Harnisch's (Porcelain Utopia, 2016, etc) unconventional work of fiction documents its protagonist's chronic mental illness.Read full book review >

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Released: Sept. 1, 1999

"The text is uneven, but the brightly colored, detailed illustrations will appeal to children. (Folklore. 5-9)"
Three original folktales take readers on a journey around the world. Read full book review >