Search Results: "Yves Fey"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: Sept. 1, 2012

"Dark and emotionally wrenching, this novel isn't for those looking for a restful night's sleep, but readers who crave edgy murder mysteries will be enthralled."
Mysticism and dark perversions take over 1897 Paris in this complex murder-mystery romance. Read full book review >

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CHRYSANTHE by Yves Meynard
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: March 13, 2012

"Flashes of originality and gleams of insight aren't enough to redeem this ponderously verbose and occasionally awkward effort."
Second English-language fantasy (The Book of Knights, 1998) from French-Canadian writer Meynard. Read full book review >

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YOU SEE, I HAVEN'T FORGOTTEN by Yves Montand
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 24, 1992

"Celebrities don't write 'em like this in America, sad to say. (Twenty-four pages of photographs—not seen.)"
Richly intelligent (auto)biography by Montand (1921-91), who said yes to French journalists Hamon and Rotman when they offered to write his biography. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2004

"Reminiscent in approach and substance of Michel Foucault's I, Pierre Riviere, Having Slaughtered My Mother, My Sister, and My Brother . . . and Natalie Zemon Davis's The Return of Martin Guerre: a thoughtful and highly readable work of history."
"Somewhere in France, in some village, on the column of a war monument somewhere, one name is engraved that should not be there." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BOSSYPANTS by Tina Fey
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 5, 2011

"Highly recommended, even for those who have already read the excerpts in the New Yorker. Fey is one of the funniest people working today."
One of the world's cleverest comedy writers debuts with a frequently hilarious memoir. Read full book review >

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Liberal Quicksand by Yves Decock
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 22, 2016

"A lively examination of the intransigent persistence of nationalism."
A debut book offers a history of nationalism and its application to contemporary global affairs. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Wifey by Fey Ugokwe
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 15, 2013

"A powerfully written exploration of the rites of power."
Ugokwe's debut novella adds a mystical touch to the story of a destructive, dysfunctional marriage. Read full book review >

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THE PASSION OF MADEMOISELLE S. by Jean-Yves Berthault
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 9, 2016

"A sad history of a woman consumed by passion and despair."
Steamy sex in 1920s Paris. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

YOUR PAJAMAS ARE SHOWING! by Michael-Yves Schmitt
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2013

"Just try to read it and not snicker. (Graphic fiction. 6-11)"
Pesky little brothers can be annoying—but what if yours was invisible? Read full book review >