Search Results: "Susan Hermann Loomis"


BOOK REVIEW

FARMHOUSE COOKBOOK by Susan Hermann Loomis
Released: Dec. 1, 1991

"Likely to have wide appeal."
To compile this cookbook Loomis has visited farms throughout the country, and the recipes come with notes on her encounters with the farmers. Read full book review >

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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 >

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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 >

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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 >

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THE FAIRY TALES OF HERMANN HESSE by Hermann Hesse
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 9, 1995

"Minor work from a more-or-less major writer, and a lot more fun than much of Hesse's major fiction."
Some pleasant surprises are displayedalong with some dreary redundanciesin this nevertheless welcome first English translation of the German writer's fables and parables. Read full book review >

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IN A FRENCH KITCHEN by Susan Herrmann Loomis
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 15, 2015

"A tempting and helpful guide to delectable food."
A warm invitation to the French table. Read full book review >

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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 >

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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 >

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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 >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 10, 2001

"Before readers get to the recipes at the end of each chapter, they may well have lost their appetites."
Another tablespoon of saccharine for the gone-to-France-and-bought-a-darling-wreck-of-a-house genre, this time with recipes, from food-writer Loomis. Read full book review >