Search Results: "Simi Linton"


BOOK REVIEW

MY BODY POLITIC by Simi Linton
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 28, 2006

"Wholly enjoyable."
The struggles, joys and political awakening of a firecracker of a narrator who has spent her adult life in a wheelchair. Read full book review >

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You'll Like Linton by Rue L. Cromwell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 31, 2015

"Meticulous and candid, this slow-moving volume about small-town life should attract aficionados of American history."
An isolated farm boy discovers the wonderful—and war-torn—world outside his fence. Read full book review >

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YORUBA GIRL DANCING by Simi Bedford
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 1992

"Evocative story of coming-of-age, cultural transformations, and continuities."
Funny, touching debut by a Nigerian-born resident of London: a young Yoruba girl goes off to a posh English boarding-school after WW II to learn English ways in preparation for life in her soon-to-be-independent nation. Read full book review >

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AN INCURABLE INSANITY by Simi K. Rao
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 8, 2013

"An often intoxicating, if narrowly focused, will-they-or-won't-they tale."
In Rao's debut novel, an arranged Indian marriage sets the stage for an intimate look at the exasperating madness of love. Read full book review >

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STRAWMAN’S HAMMOCK by Darryl Wimberley
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 12, 2001

"Best of the series so far (Dead Man's Bay, 2000, etc.), flawed only by a Grand Guignol finale tacked on to an ending that's already wound up the tale as neat as can be."
When Barrett Raines, of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, is asked to run for county sheriff, he's not just flattered and intrigued, but on fire for the job. Read full book review >