Search Results: "Magdalena Zyzak"


BOOK REVIEW

THE BALLAD OF BARNABAS PIERKIEL by Magdalena Zyzak
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 14, 2014

"A faintly lewd farce that reads like a better-educated version of a Mel Brooks movie, complete with gypsy curses and Nazis."
A swineherd dreams of romance and glory as he fumbles his way toward destiny on the eve of World War II. Read full book review >

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FLAW by Magdalena Tulli
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2007

"Not for the average reader—or even, maybe, for the above-average reader."
Another arcane exercise from the Polish author of Moving Parts (2005). Read full book review >

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MOVING PARTS by Magdalena Tulli
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2005

"Erudite fans of postmodernist language games may find this thrilling, but it's a decidedly acquired taste."
Masquerading as a novel, this latest from Polish experimentalist Tulli (Dreams and Stones, 2004, etc.) is actually a brain-teasing meditation on the conventions of fiction and the strategies of grammar. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 2, 2012

"A thin volume that might serve as a quick reference and introduction to marketing terms for Web initiates, but there's not much deep insight beyond the basics."
This slim primer offers basic tips on digital marketing via the Internet, social media and specialized software called HubSpot. Read full book review >

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MORE TALES OF PIRX THE PILOT by Louis Iribarne
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 17, 1982

"A ruminative, often discursive bunch, wanting in urgency and drama—without the mature idea-wrestling of last year's Memoirs of a Space Traveler."
Five more tales featuring Pirx—a bumbling rookie in the original Tales (1979), now a seasoned and level-headed (but coolly cerebral) space jockey. Read full book review >