Search Results: "Susan Baur"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 8, 1997

"Intriguing ideas about the past and present of psychotherapy for both therapists and those they counsel."
A perceptive and empathetic psychologist tackles a touchy subject—the role of love in therapy. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: June 2, 1994

"Better when practicing than when preaching, Baur is insightful, compassionate, and wise."
A telling look into the pained hearts and confused minds of the mentally ill, by the author of The Dinosaur Man (1991). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: July 31, 1991

"Comes close to being a voyeuristic trip through a sideshow but is saved by the author's genuine concern for those whose afflictions she describes."
Like Oliver Sacks, psychologist Baur (Hypochondria: Woeful Imaginings, 1988) writes with clear empathy for those afflicted with mental illness. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SEMPRE SUSAN by Sigrid Nunez
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 13, 2011

"Graceful, respectful and achingly honest."
Novelist Nunez (Salvation City, 2010, etc.) recalls her years with her longtime friend Susan Sontag (1933-2004). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

STALKING SUSAN by Julie Kramer
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 15, 2008

"Kramer's past as a TV producer lends authority to an entertaining story."
Two cold cases spark a hot story for flailing TV reporter Riley Spartz in this lively and fast-paced debut. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SHARING SUSAN by Eve Bunting
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 30, 1991

"A gripping but flawed story, then, to provoke vigorous discussion. (Fiction. 10-13)"
Bunting explores what happens after two couples learn that their daughters were switched as babies in the hospital. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SUSAN SONTAG by Carl Rollyson
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 17, 2000

"Although light on both literary and psychological substance, this biography, like Sontag herself, has plenty of charm."
An engagingly gossipy biography of the most glamorous intellectual celebrity of our time, assessing the impact of the writer's persona more thoroughly than her literary creations. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SUSAN SONTAG by Daniel Schreiber
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 15, 2014

"Schreiber's intelligent reading of Sontag's works and his fair and balanced handling of the impassioned controversies she generated admirably serve both his subject and his readers."
A sensitive, cleareyed biography of an intellectual star, first published in Germany in 2007. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SUSAN SONTAG by Jonathan Cott
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 22, 2013

"Another side of a significant 20th-century writer, preserved from the archives."
A humanizing interview with the late cultural icon, who was often perceived as a fiercely aggressive and polarizing intellect. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ONLY TO SUSAN by Susan D. Crum Vance
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: March 5, 2012

"A collection of universal stories about a woman following her own path."
A debut collection of short personal essays in which the author wonders if life's pitfalls only happen to her. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SUSAN B. ANTHONY by Alexandra Wallner
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2012

"She said, 'Failure is impossible,' and she was right, but unfortunately her steely determination does not come through in this book. (timeline, bibliography, source notes) (Picture book/biography. 7-10)"
Susan B. Anthony worked to win women the right to vote her whole long life, but she did not live to see it done. Read full book review >