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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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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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 >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 21, 2012

"Although a bit dry in places for general readers, Fortune subscribers and those interested in investing will enjoy this multifaceted, well-balanced compilation."
A collection of articles on economics and investing from and about one of the wealthiest men in the world. Read full book review >

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THE CURE FOR GRIEF by Nellie Hermann
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2008

"Profound, poetic and original. Hermann is a young author to watch."
A subtle, elegiac coming-of-age novel about catastrophe, grief and the persistence of everyday life. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1991

"An admirable work of scholarship, well organized and intelligently annotated, and an indispensable guide to any future studies of Hesse. (Photographs—not seen.)"
The first English edition of Hesse's letters, edited and introduced by the Princeton scholar (Dean of the Graduate School) whose previous studies (The Novels of Herman Hesse, 1965; Herman Hesse, 1966—not reviewed) have established him as a preeminent authority on Hesse's life and work. Read full book review >

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THE SEASON OF MIGRATION by Nellie Hermann
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 6, 2015

"Finely wrought fiction eschewing the usual clichés about artistic inspiration in favor of deeper, more organic understanding."
Hermann follows up her well-received debut (The Cure for Grief, 2008) with a sensitive novel about a crucial turning point in the life of Vincent van Gogh.Read full book review >

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HIGH SEASON by Jon Loomis
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 20, 2007

"Loomis (The Pleasure Principle, 2001, etc.) writes with warmth and wisdom, auguring well for further Coffin adventures."
Multiple murders rock peaceful Provincetown. Read full book review >

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FIRE SEASON by Jon Loomis
Released: July 17, 2012

"Coffin's third (Mating Season, 2009, etc.) has a smart, easy feel, a large cast of likable characters and snappy dialogue."
A prolific firebug shatters the peace of Provincetown's normally calm offseason. Read full book review >

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THE FIRST CASUALTY by Gregg Loomis
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 19, 2013

"Generic and toothless."
Soldier of fortune Jason Peters (Hot Ice, 2013, etc.) is back in the saddle to neutralize the terrorists who've armed themselves with a laser beam that can play havoc with airliners around the world. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 1994

"Inspiring and informative, this book fills large gaps in what we know about resistance in the concentration camps."
The first significant study of concentration camp resistance to focus on the political dynamics of inmates of varying nationalities and classifications. 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 >