..., writing, “we recall her as still being in school during that period.”
With a name like hers, fairly or not, there have been detractors for as long as there have been supporters.
“It always comesas a shock … of Estée Lauder. “There is really no one else like her out there.”
Like her older siblings, with their retail stores, fragrance lines, nail polishes and more, Ms. Jenner juggles multiple brand...
... glorious subjects as a naughty girl’s plans for her day and everything that your furniture gets up to when you’re not around. Fun with just a dash of sinister.
Any Questions, by Marie-Louise Gay (Groundwood) Gay is best known as the creator of Stella and Sam but her particular genius goes far beyond those two characters. The subject of this book is nothing less than how a story is created. Not nearly as...
... engagingly self-mocking. — W.S.
Gay considers questions of class, parental responsibility and sex as a weapon of terror in a fantastically exciting story about a lawyer kidnapped while visiting her rich … a nuanced look at the wrenching questions about the end of life. — Ron Charles
Mengestu, who left his native Ethiopia as a child and now teaches at Georgetown, tells the mournful, mysterious story of an African man who comes to the Midwest on a student visa. He captures beautifully the conflicted emotions of someone who has survived the loss of his family, his country and his identity. — R.C.