Search Results: "Susanna Sonnenberg"


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SHE MATTERS by Susanna Sonnenberg
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 8, 2013

"With heart-rending precision, Sonnenberg offers an eloquent narrative that not only exposes but embraces the fraught nature of women's relationships with each other."
The intimate, often unsparing reflections of a woman writer on a lifetime of friendships with other women. Read full book review >

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HER LAST DEATH by Susanna Sonnenberg
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 2008

"Tragic but arresting—a worthy companion to Simone de Beauvoir's and Vivian Gornick's explorations of the complicated mother-daughter dynamic."
A deeply personal account of the author's thorny relationship with her mother. Read full book review >

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Released: April 19, 1999

"Anyone interested in music history or in women's history will find a compelling story well told here. (index, not seen, b&w reproductions and photos, chronology, source notes) (Biography. 10-16)"
Extremely well-researched and presented, this sumptuous book presents the extraordinary career of Schumann, who was more celebrated during her lifetime than her composer husband, Robert, was. Read full book review >

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A DEATH ALONG THE RIVER FLEET by Susanna Calkins
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 28, 2016

"An enjoyably complex mystery with a clever heroine neatly interweaves detailed historical background with fascinating characters."
London after the Great Fire is rife with filth, superstition, and murder. Read full book review >

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THE TARNISHED CHALICE by Susanna Gregory
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 1, 2006

"Beneath the verbiage lurks a rather mundane mystery. For dedicated medievalists only."
Gregory's 12th reveals skullduggery in Lincoln, a once-powerful city in crisis in 1356. Read full book review >

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NUCLEAR FAMILY by Susanna Fogel
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 18, 2017

"Bahahahaha."
The life of Julie Feller as seen through three decades of letters and emails from her family. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 1997

"Trite in style as well as content, this resembles nothing more than a series of overgrown book reports. (b&w photos not seen)"
An uncritical assemblage of information about six famous writers and how they spent the years of fascism's rise and WW II. Read full book review >

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HOME LEAVE by Brittani Sonnenberg
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 3, 2014

"The experimental form cannot, however, distract from the lucidity of Sonnenberg's prose, which is notable for its stark honesty and sharply observed details."
A tapestry of settings and voices speaks of dislocation and grief in Sonnenberg's ambitious debut. Read full book review >

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THE WINTER TRAIN by Susanna Isern
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 11, 2014

"A pleasing import, available in both English and its original Spanish. (Picture book. 3-5)"
When Squirrel is left behind on the animals' annual journey south, they return to collect him and then must work together to make a passage through the snow. Read full book review >

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JOSÉ! BORN TO DANCE by Susanna Reich
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2005

"An inspiring tribute to a major figure in the arts, featuring some of Colón's most moving, powerful work yet. (Picture book/biography. 7-9)"
This first introduction for children to renowned dancer and choreographer José Limón pairs equally soaring text and visuals. Read full book review >

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THE AGE OF THE HORSE by Susanna Forrest
NON-FICTION
Released: May 2, 2017

"The prose sometimes plods like a Clydesdale, but overall, the narrative is quite good, making a worthy addition to the equestrian library."
An encyclopedic account of horses and those who love them, put them to work, and eat them. Read full book review >