Search Results: "Tash Aw"


BOOK REVIEW

THE HARMONY SILK FACTORY by Tash Aw
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2005

"Atmospherics substitute for credible characterization in this Malaysian writer's sluggish, awkward account of a man's many selves."
A sultry first novel of betrayal, with an exotic setting (Malaya) and a WWII link. Could it be another English Patient? As a literary creation, no way; as raw material for a movie, maybe. Read full book review >

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FIVE STAR BILLIONAIRE by Tash Aw
Released: July 2, 2013

"A clunky novel."
Making it in Shanghai: Five immigrants find life challenging in Malaysian Aw's third outing. Read full book review >

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THREE DAY SUMMER by Sarvenaz Tash
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 19, 2015

"A positive portrait of a much-maligned era, this optimistic, exuberant tale is recommended for readers who've wondered why the '60s were so great. (Historical fiction. 12-18)"
Two teens find the 1969 Woodstock music festival a life-changing event. Read full book review >

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THE GEEK'S GUIDE TO UNREQUITED LOVE by Sarvenaz Tash
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 14, 2016

"A lighthearted and engaging romp for anyone who loves Spidey and Mary Jane's upside-down kiss in the rain. (Fiction. 13 & up)"
For Graham Posner, a geeky, bespectacled white teenager from Long Island, the love he feels for Roxana Afsari, the Persian girl next door, is as epic as Peter Parker's for Gwen Stacey—without the whole dying bit. Read full book review >