Search Results: "Nuria Amat"


BOOK REVIEW

QUEEN COCAINE by Nuria Amat
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 1, 2005

"In all, a revelatory tale that reads like the testimony of a shell-shocked survivor."
A disjointed, dreamlike (and prizewinning) tale by Barcelona journalist Amat descends into the coca farms of Bahia Negra, Colombia. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ON ONE FOOT by Linda Glaser
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2016

"The young man's journey has a few too many stops along the way, especially for a story about an impatient person. If he'd dawdled less, he could have been there and back again. (Picture book. 5-9)"
A Jewish folk tale gets the Peter Jackson treatment in this picture book. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: July 1, 2013

"An adventurously presented story that doesn't quite have the adventure to match."
Three lifelong friends journey from 1960s Lima, Peru, to Holland in this structurally inventive Spanish-language debut novel. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE COLOR OF A DOG RUNNING AWAY by Richard Gwyn
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 20, 2007

"A slowly deflating bubble of sophisticated storytelling."
A moody literary love story set in Barcelona morphs into a mystery centered on reincarnation and the Cathars, with postmodern layers. Read full book review >