Search Results: "Tomas Tranströmer"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 2, 2013

"The love of language, poetry, family and friends, all on display in eloquent handwritten or typed letters redolent of a bygone era."
Nearly 50 years of trans-Atlantic correspondence between two titans of contemporary poetry. Read full book review >

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Liberating Tomas by David Marty
Released: July 8, 2016

"An uneven, unsurprising, but still quite sweet coming-of-age novel."
In Marty's (Living Beyond Rainbows, 2010) debut novel, a young, gay American has a sexual awakening in 1970s Europe.Read full book review >

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TOMAS AND THE LIBRARY LADY by Pat Mora
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 1997

"Col¢n's dreamy illustrations capture the brief friendship and its life-altering effects in soft earth tones, using round sculptured shapes that often depict the boy right in the middle of whatever story realm he's entered. (Picture book. 7-10)"
A charming, true story about the encounter between the boy who would become chancellor at the University of California at Riverside and a librarian in Iowa. Read full book review >

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TOMAS YOUNG'S WAR by Mark Wilkerson
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 12, 2016

"An extremely poignant statement on human vulnerability and the devastation of war."
The brief yet highly courageous life of a gravely wounded Iraq War veteran. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 1, 1992

"A valuable addition to the history of WW II."
Involving memoir of a woman caught with her husband behind enemy lines after the fall of Manila in WW II. Read full book review >

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Tipping Point by Tomas Byrne
FICTION & LITERATURE

"A tautly written thriller propelled by sharp writing and an ever complicating plot."
Byrne (Skin in the Game, 2015) returns to the world of renegade whistleblower Joe Hawkins in this new ecological thriller.Read full book review >

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WINDY WENDY AND THE SNORING ZZZzzz by Francis Pena
Released: Dec. 13, 2013

"Two intriguing stories that make sense individually but don't quite work when combined into one book."
Peña and Peña, in their debut, introduce readers to Windy Wendy in two children's stories—one a creation myth of the alphabet, the other a suspense tale. Read full book review >

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VODNÍK by Bryce Moore
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2012

"A shy boy blossoms in this surprisingly witty debut. (author's note, further reading) (Fantasy. 11-16)"
An American teen encounters monsters both fantastical and human in the land of his birth. Read full book review >

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HIS PERFECT PARTNER by Priscilla Oliveras
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 26, 2017

"A sweet debut marred by superficial conflict but worth reading for the well-developed secondary relationships and introduction to the Fernandez family."
A divorced dad who has sworn off love tries to resist the allure of his daughter's dance teacher in the first in a series about three Latina sisters. Read full book review >