Search Results: "Nessa Rapoport"


BOOK REVIEW

HOUSE ON THE RIVER by Nessa Rapoport
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 13, 2004

"A profound slice of 'uncut opium, pure memory.'"
Poet/novelist/essayist Rapoport (A Woman's Book of Grieving, 1994, etc.) takes a boat journey into the benediction of the past. Read full book review >

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A WOMAN'S BOOK OF GRIEVING by Nessa Rapoport
NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 1994

"12 lithographs. (Book-of-the-Month alternate selection)"
An elegant collection of prose-poems and verses characterized by an extreme compression of language—perhaps the only way to respect the failure of words to capture grief while insisting, nevertheless, on speaking. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 6, 2012

"An exhilarating exploration of an exciting new field, and a good gift for a bright biology student looking for a career choice."
British virologist Carey tackles epigenetics with a passion to explain a rapidly developing and complex field. Read full book review >

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THE LOST JOURNALISM OF RING LARDNER by Ring Lardner
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Jan. 1, 2017

"A commemoration of a writer who wryly observed his generation."
Newspaper pieces from the most famous journalist of the 1920s. Read full book review >

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MEMORY OF A VAGABOND by Adam Ross Rapoport
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 17, 2014

"Honest, colorful account of free-wheeling adventures and self-exploration."
In this first installment of a planned two-part memoir, Rapoport details his journeys hitchhiking across America, sailing in the Bahamas and working in the Honduras after dropping out of grad school. Read full book review >

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WEREGIRL by C.D. Bell
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Nov. 1, 2016

"A lupine spin on the typical, tone-deaf appropriation narrative. (Paranormal thriller. 13-17)"
A white teen discovers a shape-shifting ability along with dangerous secrets. Read full book review >

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FOXMASK by Juliet Marillier
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2004

"Slow-moving, but emotionally charged."
Sequel to Marillier's Wolfskin (2000), following the children of the previous novel's main characters. Read full book review >