“Nguyen is an intriguing, inventive, and perceptive writer and his mesmerizing memoir takes hold of us . . .”
“The message is that there is room for everyone on the wall (or in the display case), and all of humanity needs to be represented in our venerable institutions.”
“for the adventuresome home chef, Allahyari offers a world of flavors.”
“New Women of Empire is never less than a fascinating read, and many of these chapter case studies could well be expanded for fuller publication.”
“Manifesting Justice will repay the very determined reader, and there are many shocking moments where the law is revealed to be, to an almost unbelievable extent, an ass.”
“Migrations, if placed on the coffee table, may supersede the phone during a commercial break.
“Benson tells this little known chapter of American Jewish history well and with passion”
The poems in A Sinking Ship Is Still a Ship are poetry as ode to the future of hidden, buried things, be they land, soon to be overcome by rising tides and disappeared, or memories of the
“‘As the wedding approached, I could not stop thinking that I should be the bride.
Learning a new language can be daunting, but Chineasy for Children makes it fun, if not exactly easy.
“Told simply and well, Iftin’s story explains the incredible bravery and hope necessary to live in the crosshairs of war and to find a way out.”
“The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?” Edgar Allan Poe
Margot Lee Shetterly uses the repeating phrase, “really good” throughout this true story of four women working for NASA in the 1940s and beyond.
Katja Petrowskaja has indeed, as her publicist claims, written an “inventive and unique literary debut” as she travels to various countries in search of her family’s dramatic 20th century history.
The media has a hard time, even in documentaries, of presenting factually accurate history and especially so with movies.
“Life Interrupted provides eye-opening insights into the lives of almost invisible migrants forced to labor under inhuman conditions in o
“. . . a brilliant example of how the format can inspire and educate.”