Search Results: "Wladyslaw T. Bartoszewski"


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THE CONVENT AT AUSCHWITZ by Wladyslaw T. Bartoszewski
NON-FICTION
Released: June 3, 1991

A well-documented, thought-provoking study of the international and interreligious brouhaha over the convent of Carmelite nuns at Auschwitz. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 1999

"What interested Szpilman (who still lives in Warsaw), and what comes through here, is not a desire for revenge, but the brute animal drive for survival."
A striking Holocaust memoir that conveys with exceptional immediacy and cool reportage the author's desperate fight for survival and the German who came to his aid. Read full book review >

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THE CONSERVANCY by T. T.  Escurel
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 11, 2013

"Suspenseful, efficiently written YA."
Entertaining, plot-driven YA sci-fi that blends time travel with ethics and humor. Read full book review >

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WINE AND WORK by T. Mullen
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 10, 2012

"A fine, maverick company of winemakers hold court about the thing they love best: communing with the world of the grape."
From a global cast of winemakers come intimate, revealing comments about their art, which swing between invigorating to mellow. Read full book review >

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GODS DON'T SLEEP by T. Thompson

"A genre-busting, surprisingly thoughtful novel, though inconclusive."
A teenager turns into a vampire—but that's not the weird part of this paranormal YA novel. Read full book review >

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UNDRESSING THE MOON by T. Greenwood
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2001

"Victimhood in all its glory."
A 30-year-old woman, near death, comes to grips with her mother's abandonment of the family 15 years earlier. Read full book review >

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JOHN T. EDGE
by Megan Labrise

John T. Edge’s The Potlikker Papers: A Food History of the Modern South is no mere paean to peanuts, homage to hominy, and laudation to lard. Like the nutritive broth for which it’s named, this title is more substantive than it appears at a glance.

“One the primary aims of my book,” says Edge, a native Georgian who lives ...


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BOOK REVIEW

FREYA ON THE WALL by T. Degens
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: March 1, 1997

"While it is not a page-turner, this novel is studded with subtle connections and concepts. (Fiction. 12+)"
From Degens (On the Third Ward, 1990), an intricate, cerebral picture of life in East Germany just before the Berlin Wall's destruction, as seen through the eyes of a teenager with family on both sides of the Iron Curtain. Read full book review >

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THE HUNGRY SEASON by T. Greenwood
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2010

"Maudlin, melodramatic and predictable, but the author knows how to make her characters' suffering wrench readers' hearts."
Family-damage specialist Greenwood (Two Rivers, 2009, etc.) tackles a really big trauma—coping with a loved one's death from anorexia. Read full book review >

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NEARER THAN THE SKY by T. Greenwood
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 10, 2000

"Deft handling of a difficult and painful subject, slightly marred by one-dimensional people, but compelling nevertheless."
A young woman is forced to confront a long-held family secret: that her mother suffers from the mental illness known as Munchausen syndrome. Read full book review >