Search Results: "Suzan Boshouwers"


BOOK REVIEW

PIRATES by Suzan Boshouwers
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 2012

"A lubberly addition to the fleet, kept afloat by its pictures. (Informational picture book. 6-8)"
Light scrapings of pirate lore are delivered by two children dressed to the hilt for their roles and leading a ragged but distinctly nonfearsome crew. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE RICH MAN AND THE PARROT by Suzan Nadimi
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2007

"An easy-to-understand allegory with colorful paintings of both the beautiful yet domesticated Persian garden and the wilder Indian jungle. (biographical note about Rumi) (Picture book/folktale. 6-10)"
The Indian parrot that finds a way to escape from his comfortable, yet confining cage in a rich Persian merchant's garden, exemplifies the desire for liberty. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GETTING MOTHER’S BODY by Suzan-Lori Parks
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 13, 2003

"More conventional in form and less excitingly engaged with American history than her plays, but good enough to cause hope that more may come."
Faulkner gets an African-American rewrite in this first novel from the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright (Topdog/Underdog, etc.). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: June 12, 1998

"Fans won't mind a peek through the windows of this venerable establishment; others are advised to seek out insight elsewhere. (25 b&w photos, not seen)"
G+B Arts—dist. by D.A.P. (298 pp.) $49.95 paper $24.95 Jun. 12, 1998 ISBN: 90-5701-271-5 paper 90-5701-351-7 It would at first be difficult to find fault with this clubby, generous anthology of interviews previously published in the pages of BOMB magazine, a respected journal of contemporary arts; it becomes easier as one grows ever more aware that the book, as conceived, lacks all reason for being. Read full book review >