Search Results: "Thomas Bergman"


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BIOGRAPHY
Released: March 1, 1991

Another attractive title in the ``Don't Turn Away'' series, first published in Sweden. Read full book review >

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Released: April 27, 1994

This rich anthology of essays, stories, and correspondences offers the cumulative voice of the important post-Stonewall generation of gay writers who called themselves the Violet Quill. Read full book review >

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OLIVER WHO WOULD NOT SLEEP! by Mara Bergman
BEDTIME BOOK
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"A warm and fuzzy homage to Sendak's Max and his wild things guaranteed to lull little ones into their own night-time adventures. (Picture book. 4-7)"
A little boy who "couldn't and didn't and would not sleep" prefers to stay awake and play. Read full book review >

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BIRDS OF A LESSER PARADISE by Megan Mayhew Bergman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2012

"The beginning, one suspects, of a fine career."
From a young Southern writer of note, a top-notch debut collection of stories, most of them revolving around motherhood, animals and conflicting loyalties. Read full book review >

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BOOK REPORT for The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

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Swoonworthy Scale:
 6
Talky Talk: A Star(r) Is Born
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 Political Activism, Awesome Family, Community
Relationship Status: Head Over Heels

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HEROIC MEASURES by David Bergman
Released: May 1, 1998

"Poems about his aging father, including the wonderful title piece, combine Bergman's campy charms with his expressive clarity: While his father asks that no —heroic measures— be taken to sustain his life, his son preserves that life quite elegantly in his own strong measures."
paper 0-8142-0784-7 Towson State English professor and editor of numerous anthologies of gay fiction, Bergman (Cracking the Code) relies on his superb knowledge of traditional prosody in the various forms he so purposefully explores in this, his second collection. Read full book review >

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MEN ON MEN 6 by David Bergman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 1996

"As a gay literary institution, this one ranks with the best over the past two decades."
As Bergman (The Violet Quill Reader, 1994) admits in his introduction, Men on Men has become an institution, a bellwether of gay taste. Read full book review >

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SUNDAY'S CHILDREN by Ingmar Bergman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 1994

"He deserves it many times over."
Since retirement in 1986, Bergman (b. 1918) has become as prolific a writer as he was a director. Read full book review >

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LIVELY ELIZABETH! by Mara Bergman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"A sweet charmer. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Elizabeth is more than lively; she's a very noisy whirling dervish. Read full book review >

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MEN ON MEN 7 by David Bergman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 2, 1998

"An instructive and admirably varied gathering of stories."
The latest addition to this now venerable series (the first volume was issued in 1986) offers once again a useful summary of current concerns and approaches in fiction dealing with gay experience. Read full book review >

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PRIVATE CONFESSIONS by Ingmar Bergman
Released: Jan. 1, 1997

"A vibrant and moving addition to what begins to look more and more like a great work in progress."
Third volume in the filmmaker's intensely dramatic series of autobiographical novels inspired by his parents' lives, preceded by The Best Intentions (not reviewed) and Sunday's Children (1993). Read full book review >

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SITTING FOR KLIMT by Carol Bergman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 29, 2006

"Ardent stories of female self-empowerment from all corners of the art world."
Five captivating tales of women as both artist and muse. Read full book review >