Search Results: "Morteza Khaleghi"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2011

"Geared for family members or friends who want to help a loved one."
Noted mental-health professionals and founders of Malibu's Creative Care treatment center analyze the biological, societal and familial roots of addiction. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE QUINCE SEED POTION by Morteza Baharloo
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2004

"On balance, more a vivid portrait than gripping narrative."
First-time Iranian author Baharloo (Houston, Texas-based) depicts the harried life of an indentured servant to a once-powerful family who lose everything as Iran's rulers assert their will. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CON EL SOL EN LOS OJOS / WITH THE SUN IN MY EYES  by Jorge Luján
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2012

"Not exactly a heaping helping of words and art, but handsomely designed and rich in the sort of observations that will attract readers for whom silence is 'louder than noise.' (Poetry. 9-12)"
Broadly daubed, semiabstract views of children and animals illustrate 10 short, reflective lyrics by an Argentinean poet. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GOOD NIGHT, COMMANDER by Ahmad Akbarpour
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2010

"Tanks and fallen soldiers, no matter how innocently rendered, make this more suitable for older readers, but the recognition of the essential humanity of an enemy is a good lesson for all. (introductory note) (Picture book. 8-12)"
In the war between Iran and Iraq, a little boy loses his leg—and also his mother. Read full book review >