Search Results: "Silvio Aladjem"


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10,000 Babies by Silvio  Aladjem
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 1, 2013

"A deftly written book of medical and personal accounts of the beginning of life."
A longtime obstetrician delivers a debut medical memoir with heart. Read full book review >

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THE HOUSE OF OTHERS by Silvio d'Arzo
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 1995

"But we'll have to see more of his work in English before we can fairly judge for ourselves."
A novella and four stories introduce in English a highly interesting modern Italian writer, the pseudonymous Ezio Comparoni (192052), for whom possibly excessive claims are made in a vividly partisan introduction contributed by translator Botsford. Read full book review >

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FIRE IN THE BLOOD by Iréne Nèmirovsky
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 3, 2007

"Neither a masterpiece nor a curiosity but an elegant expression of universal longings rooted in a specific milieu, provincial France, that's observed with a caustic brilliance."
Following the discovery and publication of the French novelist's Suite Française (2006), here's another lost work: a short elegiac novel about the brief yet passionate loves and infidelities of youth. Read full book review >

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MADDY KETTLE by Eric Orchard
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 30, 2014

"A sweet-mannered debut with plenty of lift, despite the abrupt and wide-open ending. (Graphic fantasy. 8-10)"
Intrepid young Maddy encounters goblins, flying whales, and allies ranging from a friendly vampire bat to a pair of "cloud cartographers" in this kickoff chapter. Read full book review >

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SAVAGE GARDEN by Denise Hamilton
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 3, 2005

"The most streamlined, even conventional, of Eve's four cases to date."
A diva doesn't show up for the biggest opening night of her life. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 26, 2006

"Good reading for those interested in the intersections of money, personality, media and politics."
Journalist/historian Stille (The Future of the Past, 2001, etc.) comprehensively examines the life, times and various entanglements of Italy's richest man, and currently its prime minister. Read full book review >