Search Results: "Shelly Rothschild-Sherwin"


BOOK REVIEW

THE INDIAN VEGETARIAN by Neelam Batra
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1994

"A mystique breaker."
Indian cuisine still sounds exotic to many people and has yet to work its way into American kitchens. Read full book review >

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SHELLY by Margie Palatini
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 2006

Afflicted with three bossy big sisters, Shelly stays inside his shell—literally so in Francis's lighthearted illustrations, which feature a family of ducklings in human dress and surroundings—until they give up badgering him to do the sorts of things that they like to do. Read full book review >

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SO SHELLY by Ty Roth
FICTION
Released: Feb. 8, 2011

"Lurid yet literary. (afterword, bibliography) (Fiction. 14 & up)"
Fatalistic teen narrator John Keats opens this tale with his observation that most of us don't matter. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 8, 1999

"It is an extraordinary tale of the unique commercial underwriters of European history, told with impressive scholarship."
Once upon a time, the Rothschilds were the wealthiest people on earth. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 1998

"The latest definitive work on the marvelous Rothschilds, cogent and strong. (16 pages of photos, not seen)"
The fabulous history of a legendary family, reviled by many, lauded by many others, and fascinating to all, is told again, this time with encyclopedic exactitude. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 19, 2013

"An affectionate biography of a woman who in her late 30s finally saw the life she wanted and grabbed it."
The fascinating story of a member of Europe's banking aristocracy who spent the second half of her life swinging with New York's jazz aristocracy. Read full book review >

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THE IMPROBABILITY OF LOVE by Hannah Rothschild
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 3, 2015

"Smart, well-written, and thoroughly gripping."
Following her biography of a jazz-loving great aunt (The Baroness, 2013), Rothschild shifts gears to imagine art-world shenanigans prompted by a long-lost Watteau painting in her first novel.Read full book review >

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Released: Nov. 12, 2014

"An attractively packaged and well-written handbook for aspiring artists that encourages readers to find value in mistakes as well as successful creations."
An exuberant guide to nourishing creativity and encouraging artistic experimentation. Read full book review >

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DUMBFOUNDED by Matt Rothschild
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 1, 2008

"Bumpy, but both snappy and deeply felt."
Growing up heavy, Jewish and effeminate on the Upper East Side. Read full book review >

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EIGHT MILLION GODS AND DEMONS by Hiroko Sherwin
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 2, 2003

"A compelling first novel, richly textured in its telling."
A family is destroyed as Japan becomes an imperial power bent on expansion and conquest. Read full book review >

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BETWEEN LOST AND FOUND by Shelly Stratton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 25, 2017

"A touching, nuanced, adult coming-of-age novel that includes an interracial romance and keen studies of guilt, bias, and small-town America."
When a Washington, D.C., executive hears her grandfather has disappeared in South Dakota, she hops on a plane, risking her relationship and her job, only to discover it was a ruse—but now he's disappeared for real. Read full book review >