Search Results: "Manisha Jolie Amin"


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DANCING TO THE FLUTE by Manisha Jolie Amin
Released: Feb. 5, 2013

"A lyrical meditation on love, friendship and finding bliss in destiny."
Spun from the lush, rich culture of India, Amin debuts with the story of Kalu, who finds his destiny in raag.Read full book review >

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THE GARDENS OF LIGHT by Amin Maalouf
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 1999

A fine meditative historical novel from the internationally acclaimed Lebanese author of Samarkand (1996) and The Rock of Tanios (1994). Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2001

"A convincing thesis from a wise and civilized voice."
The latest attempt to explain the propensity of civilized nations to repeatedly engage in the massacre of their neighbors, a practice alternately known as genocide, race riots, ethnic cleansing, and, simply, mass murder. Read full book review >

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PSYCHS by A.H. Amin
Released: Aug. 25, 2012

"A rough-hewn, action-packed tale of beyond-the-grave good vs. evil."
In the first of Amin's Psychs series, a team of ghosts help a crime-fighting psychiatrist foil an international arms deal. Read full book review >

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THERE GOES THE GAYBORHOOD? by Amin Ghaziani
NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 10, 2014

"Encompassing more than just the diminishing homogeneity of gay ghettos, Ghaziani's important work also demonstrates an appreciation for how the provocative past, present and future of gay culture continues to evoke impassioned rhetoric and opinion."
Are gay and lesbian communities losing the safety-netted solidarity of their urban centers to gentrification? Read full book review >

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THE ROCK OF TANIOS by Amin Maalouf
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 1994

"Magical and compelling, the novel is the work of a master stylist, rendered in a subtle and supple translation."
Lebanese journalist and author Maalouf's (Leo Africanus, 1988, etc.) Read full book review >

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BALTHASAR’S ODYSSEY by Amin Maalouf
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2002

"Splendid, sophisticated fun: Maalouf has a fine grasp of history and a natural's gift for narrative and adventure."
A clever picaresque from Maalouf (In the Name of Identity, 2001, etc.) takes us from the Middle East across all of Europe in search of an enchanted book. Read full book review >

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THE SLAVE'S CAUSE by Manisha Sinha
NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 9, 2016

"Wide-ranging and admirably ambitious, to be read alongside Hugh Thomas' The Slave Trade (1997) and Eric Foner's The Fiery Trial (2010), among other recent books in the field."
Comprehensive survey of the abolitionist movement in Colonial and independent America. Read full book review >

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ROMANCING THE THRONE by Nadine Jolie Courtney
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 30, 2017

"A light and fluffy read with a solid life lesson lending structure. (Chick lit. 14-18)"
Courtney whips up a frothy, modern fairy tale, dealing with everything from sibling rivalry to protection of privacy. Read full book review >