Search Results: "Liliana Colanzi"


BOOK REVIEW

OUR DEAD WORLD by Liliana Colanzi
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 26, 2017

"An unpredictable, formally inventive collection of stories still leaves something wanting."
The real and the unreal merge in this latest collection by a young Bolivian writer. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE STOLEN PARTY by Liliana Heker
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 1994

"Unconventional, lyrical prose, marred by few false notes and filled with a sense of protest, by a writer concerned with the role of artists in society."
Throughout the military dictatorship in Argentina from the late 1960s through 1982, Heker, an award-winning short-story writer, remained in the country and continued editing the literary magazine El Ornitorrinco (the Platypus) instead of going into exile. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE SNOW BEAR by Liliana Stafford
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2001

"If the appended explanatory note, which is longer than the story itself, doesn't leave readers cold, the lack of visual verisimilitude certainly will. (Picture book. 7-9)"
Narrative gaps and credibility issues hamper this tale of companionship between a young Canadian and a polar bear. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HAIRS/PELITOS by Sandra Cisneros
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Oct. 3, 1994

"Lightweight but pleasant."
Cisneros (Woman Hollering Creek, 1991, etc.) reprises a lyrical vignette from The House on Mango Street (not reviewed). Read full book review >