Search Results: "Rose George"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 14, 2008

"An utterly disarming and engrossing tour of all things excremental."
What's the single most significant factor in increasing the human life span? Forget antibiotics and penicillin—think toilets. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 6, 2013

"An apt and affable nautical chaperone, George's watery excursion fascinates and dutifully educates."
Consistently illuminating in-depth analysis of the global shipping industry. Read full book review >

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M.J. ROSE - LA MAGIE ET L’AMOUR
by Bobbi Dumas

If you’ve followed my writing/reviews/blog for any length of time, there are a few things you may have picked up about me and my preferred reading.

I love Paris. I love books set during WWI, WWII, and the interwar years. I love stories with a magical element. And I certainly like an interesting twist.

So it should come ...


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GEORGE SAUNDERS
by David L. Ulin

George Saunders never meant to write a novel. Or maybe he had come to a certain acceptance about his work. “I had gotten to the place,” he admits, over the phone from Santa Cruz, California, where he is on book tour, “where I was all right with not writing a novel. You know, me and Alice Munro: we don’t ...


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BOOK REVIEW

THE UNGRATEFUL DEAD by Rose Cooper
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 13, 2016

"An amusing if not particularly diverse series entry. (Paranormal fiction. 9-12)"
This sequel to I Text Dead People (2015) finds Anna now not only plagued by ghosts, but by a nasty new stepsister. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

AFTERNOONS WITH EMILY by Rose MacMurray
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 24, 2007

"MacMurray (1921-1997) was supposedly a great Dickinson fan, but with fans like her, who needs hostile, revisionist critics?"
The Emily of the title, last name Dickinson, is an annoying, unpleasant genius, and even her genius is questionable in this literary fiction about a young Amherst woman befriended by the poet. Read full book review >