Search Results: "Suzette Field"


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A CURIOUS INVITATION by Suzette  Field
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Oct. 15, 2013

"Like the chatter at a cocktail party: fun but forgettable."
Events promoter Field summarizes soirees that only happen between the covers of a book—or when her Last Tuesday Society reproduces them in London. Read full book review >

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FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 9, 2014

"A feast for readers looking to taste the luxurious lifestyle of the English upper crust."
Field's debut historical novel takes a look at upper-class life in 18th-century England. Read full book review >

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CELEBRATING ITALY by Carol Field
Released: Dec. 7, 1990

This celebration of Italian celebrations, or feste, by the author of the highly regarded The Italian Baker (1985), is part cultural/folkloric/gastonomic travelogue, part cookbook composed of recipes scaled down from the massive quantities of special foods prepared for the occasions. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 1, 2006

"A minor but charming addendum to 20th-century literary history."
Poet Field (Counting Myself Lucky, 1992, etc.) atmospherically depicts gay and avant-garde life in the decades following WWII. Read full book review >

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THE MANY by Nathan Field
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 9, 2016

"An impressive, creepy tale that may make some online daters cautious."
Two Portland, Oregon, teens investigate their loved ones' inexplicably strange behavior and soon find themselves in danger in Field's (Nocturnal, 2015, etc.)thriller.Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 23, 2003

"Richly detailed and documented, if not the final word."
Why would the likes of Alexander Pope, Jonathan Swift, and other literary lights of 18th-century England devote their talents to vilifying (along with the popular press) a "cranky old lady"? Read full book review >

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IN THE REALM OF A DYING EMPEROR by Norma Field
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 1991

A provocative, multileveled ``meditation'' on Emperor Hirohito's 1989 death, raising dark questions about Japan's war guilt in the context of its triumphant prosperity today. Read full book review >

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BLOOD MEMORY SOCIETY by D.A. Field
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 24, 2017

"Methodically maps out its concept; an admirable start to a series rife with potential."
A doctor must aid a handful of people with life-changing abilities, all of whom are targets for assassination, in Field's debut thriller. Read full book review >