Search Results: "Pia Juul"


BOOK REVIEW

THE MURDER OF HALLAND by Pia Juul
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 21, 2015

"Quietly compelling."
In this slim novel, Danish author Juul's first to be translated into English, the conceits of crime fiction frame a lonely woman's disorienting struggle with loss and the treacheries of navigating emotional relationships. Read full book review >

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THE FACES OF STRANGERS by Pia Padukone
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 29, 2016

"Padukone displays mastery over quiet and simple moments."
This novel about an American and an Estonian who met during a high school exchange program explores the tenuous relationships among loyalty, ignorance, and intention. Read full book review >

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THANK YOU FOR EVERYTHING by Pia Shlomo
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 12, 2011

"A family book to learn with and share for those inclined to this religious lifestyle. (Picture books/religion. 4-6)"
"Hakaras Hatov," the Jewish daily ritual of thanking God for everyday life, is explicated in simplistic verse in this personalized drawing workbook. Read full book review >

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LO'S DIARY by Pia Pera
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 29, 1999

"Nabokov's novel, with its own excellences and scandal, was also a thing of its real historic moment; while Pera's retake of it gains life, in the main, as an already dated curiosity. (First printing of 40,000)"
The notorious re-telling (originally published in Italian in 1995) of Lolita in the words of the nymphet herself who drove Humbert Humbert beyond all constraint. Read full book review >

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SAVING CHARLOTTE by Pia de Jong
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 11, 2017

"A tender evocation of fear, hope, and love."
A mother recounts a year in her family's life as they confront their newborn's devastating diagnosis. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE GARDEN OF MONSIEUR MONET by Giancarlo Ascari
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 6, 2015

"A handsome, appealing, informative look at an artist who continues to fascinate. (Informational picture book. 6-10)"
This import is a refreshing graphic-novel-inflected collaboration by two living artists about a third. Read full book review >