“These spare pages please and engage the eye, heart, and mind, like leaves in a chapbook. Liliane’s Balcony is a small elegant book in every way. Readers will be inspired to visit Fallingwater and listen for Liliane’s voice above the falls.”
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“The real estate in North London Drabble-land has appreciated and her cast of bohemian academics has aged over the fifty years since her first novel, A Summer Bird Cage (1963),” Ellen Prentiss Campbell reports, reviewing Dame Margaret Drabble’s newest novel, The Pure Gold Baby, “but she’s back, in fine form.”
Ellen Prentiss Campbell says of Roxana Robinson’s new novel, Sparta: “Robinson remembers and honors the veterans and families of one war, and all wars. She speaks for her father and mine, for all the daughters and mothers, the sons and fathers.”
Kathleen Tessaro’s fifth novel, The Perfume Collector, invites the reader into a fashionable world where scent and apparel wield transformative magic.
Flannery + Robert Forever? Ellen Prentiss Campbell on Carlene Bauer’s debut novel, a fantasy epistolary between two literary icons.
Ray Bradbury’s Pulitzer-winning stories provide a portal back to childhood, and the ultimate SciFi shape-shifter: age.
What do the 2011 Japanese Tsunami, the Cuban Missile Crisis and one family’s personal heartbreak have in common? For Ellen Prentiss Campbell the answer lies in Pearl S. Buck’s 1948 young adult novel The Big Wave and the individual acts of creative defiance that help survivors not only carry on, but value life’s beauty more highly because they know it will not last.