Search Results: "Sari Horwitz"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 11, 2010

"A well-reported, well-written chronicle of a botched criminal investigation and its disturbing aftermath."
Two Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists for the Washington Post document what went wrong during the investigation of the high-profile Chandra Levy case. Read full book review >

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MY MOTHER’S SARI by Sandhya Rao
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2006

"Nonetheless, readers whose mothers wear saris will find something familiar here and identify with the youngsters pictured, while others may find their interest piqued. (Picture book. 3-5)"
In this simple story, minimal text explains what a sari looks like and describes some of the uses to which a child might put it. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CARTWHEELS IN A SARI by Jayanti Tamm
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 14, 2009

"An earnest memoir of an exceptional childhood."
Personal account of growing up in the cult founded by Indian guru Sri Chinmoy. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PINK SARI REVOLUTION by Amana Fontanella-Khan
NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 5, 2013

"As delightful as it is intelligent and important."
A journalist's inspiring story of the "Pink Gang," a group of ordinary women fighting for justice in the political badlands of Northern India. Read full book review >

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THE SARI SHOP by Rupa Bajwa
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2004

"An intriguing and controversial portrait of modern India, but far too loosely constructed—so much so that at times it seems quite meandering."
A somewhat aimless first outing about the daily life of a poor shop-clerk in India. Read full book review >

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MY DADIMA WEARS A SARI by Kashmira Sheth
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2007

"Includes a personal note from the author detailing her own memories and associations with saris as well as photographs and instructions on how to wrap one. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Rupa's grandmother wears beautiful saris every day, and Rupa wants to know if she ever gets tired of them. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 25, 2011

"Lucid and compelling but hardly groundbreaking."
A crisply written but not entirely original retelling of John Brown's raid on Harpers Ferry. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NEVER CAN SAY GOODBYE by Sari Botton
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Oct. 14, 2014

"A pleasantly diverting love letter to the iconic city."
Recollections of life, love and subway rides. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A VOYAGE LONG AND STRANGE by Tony Horwitz
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 29, 2008

"Accessible to all ages, hands-on and immensely readable, this book invites readers to search out America's story for themselves."
Irreverent, effervescent reexamination of early exploration in the Americas by peripatetic, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Horwitz (The Devil May Care: 50 Intrepid Americans and Their Quest for the Unknown, 2003, etc.). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 2, 2002

"Tandem voyages taken 200 years apart: filled with history and alive with contrasts."
Pulitzer-winning journalist and travel-writer Horwitz (Confederates in the Attic, 1998, etc.), dogging the wake of Captain Cook, discerningly braids Cook's long-ago perceptions with his own present-day inquiries into the lands the Captain encountered. Read full book review >

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WATERMARK by Sari Sikstrom
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 30, 2014

"A lush, atmospheric novel that combines literary detective work, romance and international flair."
In this debut novel, a forensic librarian uncovers letters that lead to an explanation for her father's absence. Read full book review >