Sunday, February 04, 2007

Today's Inquirer reviews ...

... include Tom Lipscomb's look at Agostino von Hassell and Sigrid MacRae's Alliance of Enemies: Looking inside the German resistance.

Also ...

In DigitaLit, Katie Haegele pays a visit to PENNsound: Penn online poetry project rooted in culture of accessibility

Glenn Altschuler isn't entirely in sych with Barbara Ehrenreich's Dancing in the Streets:
Joyous get-togethers down through the centuries.

Ed Pettit is impressed by John Connolly's The Book of Lost Things: A boy's dark story of magic.

Desmond Ryan finds Eva Mekler's The Polish Woman understated and moving: Long-lost cousin, or impostor capitalizing on family's grief?

Elizabeth Fox has mixed feelings about Lucy Jackson's Posh: That rich N.Y. angst, with compassion.

Katie Haegele also notes how very real Celeste Conway's The Melting Season is: Young Adult Reader 'Melting Season' a teen-girl story that is captivatingly real.

During the past week ...

Karen Heller was disappointed in Patricia Marx's latest: A wit whose novel went awry, beginning with a dreadful title.

But Martha Woodall found Alice Hoffman's new one magical: Hoffman's latest is more enchantment.

Finally, Paula Marantz Cohen found the Japanese crown princess's story sad indeed: No fairy-tale endings for Japan's princess .

Plenty to read there, folks.

1 comment:

  1. A good selection. The story on the Penn poetry project was very interesting.