Jan/Feb 2005

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Ann Skea reviews...

The Master
by Colm Tóibín

A Tomb in Seville
by Norman Lewis

Colleen Mondor reviews...

Picture Books

Suki's Kimono
by Chieri Uegaki

Elena's Serenade
by Campbell Geeslin

Trout, Trout, Trout! A Fish Chant; Halibut Jackson; Mouse House
by Various Authors

Fiction for Middle Schoolers

The Golden Hour
by Maiya Williams

Indigo's Star, Regarding the Sink, and Genie in the Book
by Various Authors

Fiction for Teens and Young Adults

by Richard Mosher

The Blue Mirror
by Kathe Koja

Books for Creative Explorers

Uncle Andy's
by James Warhola

Show; Don't Tell! Secrets of Writing
by Josephine Nobisso

Adventure Books

Zara's Tales: Perilous Escapades in Equatorial Africa
by Peter Beard

Sophia's Scrapbook: An Adventure in Venice
by Claudia Mauner and Elisa Smalley

and discusses...

writer and illustrator Shaun Tan


Peter Pan

and reviews two Pan related books...

The Lost Girls
by Laura Fox

by Karen Wallace

Judith Ferster reviews...

Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books
by Azar Nafisi

John D. McFarlin reviews...

The Digest Book of Combat Handgunnery, 5th Edition
by Massad Ayoob

Kevin McGowin reviews...

Music (Briefly Noted)
by Leonard Cohen, Sixpence None the Richer, and John Lennon

Music Hall and Modernity: The Late-Victorian Discovery of Popular Culture
by Barry J. Faulk

Conrad in the Twenty-First Century: Contemporary Approaches and Perspectives
edited by Caolyln M. Kaplan et. al.

The Life of Graham Greene: Volume III, 1955-1991
by Norman Sherry

A Bit on the Side
by William Trevor

"About Love" and Other Stories: A new translation by Rosamund Bartlett
by Anton Chekhov


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