Search Results: "Sarah Death"


BOOK REVIEW

TERRA NULLIUS by Sven Lindqvist
NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 2007

"A gruesome, chilling anthropology lesson from an unconventional instructor."
Sharp, lucid examination of Australia's establishment as a white-occupied country, largely effected by the genocidal treatment and displacement of the aboriginal population. Read full book review >

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THE STREETS OF BABYLON by Carina Burman
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 14, 2008

"A slow-moving mystery packed with Victorian flavor."
A Swedish novelist joins a Scotland Yard detective to solve a crime. Read full book review >

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A BLESSED CHILD by Linn Ullmann
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 15, 2008

"A novel of stark beauty that leaves moral issues tantalizingly open."
A novel about growing up, growing older and trying to find some accommodation with the past. Read full book review >

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MONEY by Victoria Benedictsson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 3, 2000

"It's not—as is sometimes alleged—a Swedish Madame Bovary—but it remains an impassioned, intelligent, and curiously neglected work."
The first English translation of a feminist classic, originally published in 1885, and still very popular in its author's native Sweden. Read full book review >

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WILLFUL DISREGARD by Lena Andersson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 2, 2016

"Andersson's sketching of the lovesick Ester and the preoccupied Hugo is so well done that every incensed text she sends him is another little piece of our collective heart as we follow a struggle that has existed for as long as human life: the lover and the loved."
An intellectual young woman falls for a prominent artist in this story of obsessive love. Read full book review >

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A BRIEF STOP ON THE ROAD FROM AUSCHWITZ by Göran Rosenberg
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 24, 2015

"A deeply felt story and a sobering reminder of the long shadows of the Holocaust."
A searing survivor's tale told by a son. Read full book review >

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THE EMPEROR OF LIES by Steve Sem-Sandberg
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"Of a piece with Jonathan Littell's The Kindly Ones (2009) as a philosophically charged novel of an ever-more-distant time, written by one who was not there to see those terrible events firsthand."
A Swedish bestseller, this sprawling, Dickensian novel of the Holocaust now lands in America, where it is sure to attract attention. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SODA POP by Barbro Lindgren
by Barbro Lindgren, illustrated by Lisen Adbåge, translated by Sarah Death
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2017

"Insert tongue firmly in cheek before starting. (Nonsense fiction. 9-11)"
This 1970 Swedish classic, in its first English edition, introduces four generations of bachelor farmers—plus a burglar, a giraffe, and a barn full of tigers. Read full book review >

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SEE THE WORLD THROUGH SCARLET-TINTED GLASSES
by Mandy Curtis

BOOK REPORT for Beneath the Shine by Sarah Fine

Cover Story: Beneath … the Shine
BFF Charms: Eventually, With Benefits
Swoonworthy Scale: 4
Talky Talk: Politechs
Bonus Factor: The Scarlet Pimpernel
Factor: Politics
Anti-Bonus Factor: Needs a Glossary
Relationship Status: Concerned Constituent

Cover Story: Beneath … the Shine

This cover is a little on the nose. It’s pretty, and the ...


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SARAH DUNN
by Megan Labrise

Somewhere along the line in Lucy and Owen’s marriage, the sex tapered off. The makeup, high heels, and date nights went out the window. The poop wound up on the wall. Again.

“Why is there poop on the wall again?” Sarah Dunn writes in The Arrangement, a big, bawdy comic novel (starred review) set in the fictional Hudson Valley ...


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BOOK REVIEW

COLORS by Sarah Ward
by Sarah Ward, illustrated by Sarah Ward
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 31, 2015

"A nifty, hardworking introduction to the world of color. (Board book. 6-18 mos.)"
The colors of the rainbow are explored in this multisensory book. Read full book review >

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LLOYD LLAMA by Sarah Jones
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 2, 2015

"Rough around the edges, but readers still llearning their lletters will enjoy the elementary wordplay promoted by these pastel pals. (Picture book. 3-5)"
A pink llama and a blue alpaca find common ground in this orthographically themed friendship story. Read full book review >