Search Results: "Natalia O'Sullivan"


BOOK REVIEW

THE WOLF WHO LEARNED TO BE GOOD by Natalia Moore
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2017

"Friends are better as friends than food. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Wolves are big and, typically, bad, writes Moore. "They just can't help themselves." Then there are the atypical wolves. Read full book review >

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Released: May 1, 1999

"Ginzburg balances such contrasts expertly, in a compact, compulsively readable saga that offers a perfect introduction to her wry, subtle realistic fiction."
A graceful new translation of the celebrated Italian author's 1963 autobiographical novel, which previously appeared in English under the title Family Sayings. Read full book review >

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A FAMILY LEXICON by Natalia Ginzburg
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 11, 2017

"Ginzburg's 'lexicon' is a valuable addition to an already burnished body of work in translation."
An autobiographical novel from one of Italy's leading postwar writers. Read full book review >

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CHASING THE SUN by Natalia Sylvester
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 3, 2014

"A smart take on a familiar genre that, when it stumbles, stumbles admirably."
A kidnapping forces a husband to reconsider his life in Sylvester's debut, a cross between a literary novel and a thriller. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 1, 2000

BLONDE LIKE METhe Roots of the Blonde Myth in Our CultureIlyin, Natalia Read full book review >

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CANTA, RANA, CANTA / SING, FROGGIE, SING by Carolyn Dee Flores
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 31, 2013

"Lacking humor and absurdity, this story doesn't hold a candle to classics in the same vein, like The Napping House, but could be a useful addition to a bilingual library. (musical score) (Picture book. 2-5)"
Debut illustrator Flores offers a contemporary take on a traditional folk song in both Spanish and English. Read full book review >

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NO BATHS AT CAMP by Tamar Fox
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2013

"Charming, funny and appealing. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Max insists that he never took a bath the entire time he was at summer camp. Read full book review >

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Released: May 21, 2013

"A mystical foray into our ancestral shadows—not for nonspiritually inclined readers."
Spiritual counselor and psychic O'Sullivan and journalist Graydon provide guidance toward connecting with the gallery of heroes, villains and everyday folks who comprise our physical, psychological and emotional heritage (and baggage). Read full book review >

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SCRAPING BY IN THE BIG EIGHTIES by Natalia Rachel Singer
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 16, 2004

"A palatable history lesson, by turns funny, stern, and often sad."
The charmingly personal becomes the mightily political in a muscular, well-wrought series of essays that move chronologically through an appalling decade of public and private self-indulgence. Read full book review >

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A TICKET AROUND THE WORLD by Natalia Diaz
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 15, 2015

"Young readers need to know about their peers in other countries, but this looks like a book their grandparents might have read. (Informational picture book. 5-8)"
Rather than a comprehensive trip around the world, a quick expedition to 13 far-flung countries. Read full book review >

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LIGHT FOOT/PIES LIGEROS by Natalia Toledo
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2007

"In the hands of a creative teacher or librarian, this could be a strong starting point for an exploration of the symbolic image of Death in different cultures. (Picture book. 8-12)"
Taking her father's eerie engravings featuring Death jumping rope with Man and various animals as inspiration, the writer spins an original story that has a traditional rhythm. Read full book review >