Search Results: "Stanislao G. Pugliese"


BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 1, 1999

"Pugliese's research is impeccable, though this important work at times demands of nonspecialist readers an uncommon erudition. (14 halftones, 1 line illustration, not seen)"
A scholarly biography of the prominent Italian antifascist intellectual, writer, and activist who was stabbed to death by political assassins in 1937. Read full book review >

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BITTER SPRING by Stanislao G. Pugliese
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 16, 2009

"Rigorously argued, often passionate and wise."
The first full English-language biography of the celebrated Italian novelist (born Secondino Tranquilli), a forceful spokesman for the peasantry whose posthumous reputation has suffered from charges of fascist collaboration. Read full book review >

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Youngtimer by G. G. Fulton
Released: June 1, 2015

"This time-travel tale doesn't add much to the well-worn gimmick."
Fulton's debut begins a series for middle-grade readers about two tween girls who inherit a time machine. Read full book review >

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OUT OF SHAPES by Ashley G.
by Ashley G., illustrated by Ashley G.
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 25, 2015

"Best when used or displayed alongside the blocks, where it might inspire young children to build their own shape-based creations. (Board book. 18 mos.-4)"
The basic shapes—circle (in yellow), triangle (in red), square (in blue), rectangle (in orange)—combine to form easily recognizable objects. Read full book review >

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TRU & NELLE by G. Neri
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2016

"An engaging portrait of two children's world before they became famous. (Historical fiction. 10-12)"
The friendship of Nelle Harper Lee and Truman Capote, inspiration for Scout and Dill in Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird, is fictionalized in "a flavorful bowl of southern homestyle yarns."Read full book review >

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THE 13TH CHAPTER by G. Boshoff
Released: May 11, 2012

"Intriguing material that would benefit greatly from a skilled rewrite."
Boshoff's debut memoir serves as a chronicle of his unique experiences and dreams after being in a terrible car accident when he was a teenager. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TaXXXi Tales by Richie G
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 21, 2015

"Raw, explicit, and exquisitely raunchy erotica aimed at those who enjoy racy sex stories set in unconventional surroundings."
The kinky, titillating, and marginally fictionalized adventures of a horny taxi driver and his flirtations. Read full book review >

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KNOCKOUT GAMES by G. Neri
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 1, 2014

"Harsh and relentless, a tough but worthy read. (Fiction. 12-16)"
New girl Erica falls in with the wrong crowd in an exploration of racial tension in St. Louis. Read full book review >

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ATLANTIC by G. Brian Karas
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2001

"A lovely departure for the artist whose work usually makes readers laugh out loud. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Descriptions of the water and overviews of natural processes combine to make this a unique presentation of the story of the Atlantic Ocean. Read full book review >

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ON EARTH by G. Brian Karas
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2005

"Terrific. (glossary) (Picture book. 5-10)"
Really quite glorious in his simplicity, Karas in word and picture effortlessly imparts understanding of time, calendars, seasons and growth in the rotation and revolution of planet earth. Read full book review >

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ON THE FARM, AT THE MARKET by G. Brian Karas
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 5, 2016

"Simple but delectable. (Informational picture book. 3-6)"
What goes on behind the scenes at a farmers market? Read full book review >