Search Results: "Zhaoyan Ye"


BOOK REVIEW

NANJING 1937 by Zhaoyan Ye
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2003

"A moving and fascinating account of tragic love, narrated with a minimum of sentimentality and a good sense of history well captured in the fluid, unobtrusive translation."
Celebrated Nanjing novelist Ye Zhaoyan makes his US debut with a romance set against the backdrop of the 1937 Japanese invasion of China. Read full book review >

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YE GODS! by Tom Holt
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: April 16, 1993

"Still: amusing stuff, especially for Anglophiles, and a vast improvement over the one-joke Flying Dutch (1992)."
What if the Olympian gods still existed and had merely been forced to go off and live in the sun? Read full book review >

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BUT COME YE BACK by Beth Lordan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2004

"There's nothing flashy here, but each image, moment, and word counts and builds as the characters' lives overlap—overlap in connections the more powerful for their subtlety."
Life is an accumulation of told and, more importantly, untold stories in a quietly remarkable linked collection (a second from Lordan: And Both Shall Row, 1998) about a couple who retire to Ireland. Read full book review >

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O COME, ALL YE FAITHFUL by David Christiana
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2003

"Includes the words and music for the hymn on the final page. (Picture book/nonfiction. 4-7)"
The words to the familiar Christmas carol provide the text for this humorous view of a Christmas pageant with real animals being coerced into attendance around the manger. Read full book review >

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Released: March 17, 1989

An analysis of the origins and growth of the wire services as a social insitution and cultural force in the US; by Schwarzlose (Journalism/Northwestern). Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY
Released: Sept. 4, 2008

"A worthy addition to the growing canon of Cultural Revolution literature. (Autobiography. YA)"
This abridged version of the author's adult autobiography, A Leaf in Bitter Wind (1998), brings the horror of Mao Zedong's Cultural Revolution to vivid life by combining clean prose with gritty detail. Read full book review >

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Released: June 27, 2012

"A witty and wise read, especially for fans of tough-minded heroines."
A fictional account of one woman's struggle with marriage and faith. Read full book review >