Search Results: "Nicolai Lilin"


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SNIPER by Nicolai Lilin
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 28, 2012

"This firsthand account of the Chechen War is light on politics but heavy on the grim reality of mindless killing."
Conscripted into the Russian army, a rebellious 18-year-old bent on fleeing military service has his attitude adjusted when he is forcibly detained, subjected to dehumanizing training tactics and sent off to fight in Chechnya. Read full book review >

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SIBERIAN EDUCATION by Nicolai Lilin
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 11, 2011

"A stark account that projects raw energy and youthful swagger."
Visceral memoir of a rough, criminal upbringing in a curious outpost of exiled Siberians near the Moldovan border. Read full book review >

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KITAQ GOES ICE FISHING by Margaret Nicolai
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 1998

"The look of the short day in the long polar winter comes through, as well as the affection among Kitaq's family members. (Picture book. 4-7)"
A descriptive narrative of a young Yup'ik boy's initiation rite—ice fishing with his grandfather for the first time. Read full book review >

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Alex by Adam J. Nicolai
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 21, 2011

"More curious than spooky, but featuring a riveting protagonist haunted by his own guilt."
A tormented father must decide whether he's seeing the ghost of his dead son or visions brought on by psychosis in this thriller. Read full book review >

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THE SHAKE by Mel Nicolai
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 27, 2010

"An utterly readable fusion of vampire fiction and labyrinthine whodunit powered by a highly intelligent narrative containing deep existential speculation and numerous philosophical references; Anne Rice meets Dashiell Hammett at a Zen Buddhist monastery."
A philosophically inclined vampire turns gumshoe and investigates an unsolved murder. Read full book review >