Search Results: "Zaki Chehab"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 1, 2005

"Evenhanded and carefully reported; a close-to-homegrown rejoinder to George Packer's The Assassin's Gate and other journalistic views of the war."
The good news: The Iraqi insurgency is smaller than we might think. The bad news: It's huge, and it will probably win. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DAVIN by Dan Gordon
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 1997

"An old-fashioned rouser of the first order. (Fiction. 6-10)"
Curled up in bed with their cocoa and pinch cookies, three children listen as their grandmother tells them the story of living toys on a quest through a darkened attic to save a boy's life in blitz-wracked London during WW II. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE WISH MAKER by Ali Sethi
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2009

"Commendably ambitious, but this young Pakistani author has bitten off more than he can chew."
A dysfunctional family mirrors a dysfunctional nation in Sethi's unfocused debut. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CORNER SHOP by Roopa Farooki
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 3, 2009

"Dull spots, downbeat characters and a sense of drift weigh down a none-too-serious mixture of romance and philosophy."
Light but with melancholy touches, an oddly balanced story of three generations of a mixed-race British family striving for love and self-fulfillment. Read full book review >