Search Results: "Shelly Rothschild-Sherwin"


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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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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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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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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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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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RACHEL'S SECRET by Shelly Sanders
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 16, 2012

"Critical for its underexplored subject. (historical note, glossary) (Historical fiction. 10-15)"
This novelization of the 1903 Kishinev pogrom graphically describes the carnage as Christian Russians slaughter their Jewish fellow townspeople. 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 >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 19, 2016

"A well-documented, brave, and useful overview."
A journey through the Middle East in the post-Arab Spring landscape. Read full book review >

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THE BANNERET'S BLADE by Nicholas de Rothschild
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 7, 2014

"A sweeping, densely plotted epic that will likely appeal to fans of historical fiction or George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire series."
A knight faces brutal challenges at home and abroad in de Rothschild's historical-fiction debut. Read full book review >