Feb 14, 2007

Review Index - Authors - N to Z



Vladimir Nabokov

Azar Nafisi

Reading Lolita in Tehran

V.S. Naipaul
Miguel Street
In a Free State

Donna Jo Napoli

E. Nesbit
The Enchanted Castle
"The Violet Car"

Patrick Ness
The Knife of Never Letting Go
The Ask and the Answer
Monsters of Men
A Monster Calls

Virginia Nicholson
Among the Bohemians
Singled Out
Millions Like Us

Juliet Nicolson
The Great Silence

Audrey Niffenegger

The Three Incestuous Sisters
The Time Traveler's Wife
Her Fearful Symmetry

Joseph Nigg

The Book of Dragons

Garth Nix
Across the Wall

Barbara Noble

Danica Novgorodoff
Slow Storm

Naomi Novik


Joyce Carol Oates
The Tattooed Girl

Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata

Death Note v1
Death Note v2
Death Note v3

Bryan Lee O'Malley
Lost at Sea
Scott Pilgrim 1-5

Ben Okri

The Famished Road

Mary Oliver

Red Bird

C.J. Omololu
Dirty Little Secrets

Julie Otsuka
When the Emperor was Divine

James A. Owen
Here, There be Dragons


Molly Panter-Downes
Good Evening, Mrs Craven

Katherine Paterson

Bridge to Terabithia

Edith Pattou

Philippa Pearce
Tom's Midnight Garden

Mary E. Pearson

The Adoration of Jenna Fox (Lady Business)

Mal Peet

Victor Pelevin

The Helmet of Horror

Stephanie Perkins

Anna and the French Kiss (Lady Business) Lola and the Boy Next Door
<Isla and the Happy Ever After

Ellis Peters
A Morbid Taste for Bones

Elizabeth Peters
Crocodile in the Sandbank
The Curse of the Pharaoh

David Petersen

Mouse Guard: Fall 1152

Susan Beth Pfeffer
Life As We Knew It

Liza Picard
Victorian London

Kate Pickett
The Spirit Level

Daniel Pool
What Jane Austen Ate and Charles Dickens Knew

Elizabeth Marie Pope
The Perilous Gard

Katha Pollitt
Virginity or Death!
Reasonable Creatures

Tim Powers
The Stress of Her Regard

Tim Pratt
"Old Ones"
"The River Boy"

Terry Pratchett

Wyrd Sisters
Monstrous Regiment
The Last Hero
The Bromeliad
Making Money
The Folklore of Discworld (with Jacqueline Simpson)
"A Collegiate Casting-Out of Develish Devices"
Unseen Academicals
I Shall Wear Midnight
Raising Steam

Chris Priestley
Uncle Montague's Tales of Terror

Christopher Priest
The Prestige

Philip Pullman
I Was a Rat!
The Scarecrow and his Servant
Once Upon a Time in the North
The Ruby in the Smoke
The Firework Maker's Daughter (Mini-Review)
The Good Man Jesus and The Scoundrel Christ

Barbara Pym
Jane and Prudence



Mike Raichtt
The Stuff of Legend

Katherine Ramsland
Cemetery Stories

Alan Rattansi
Racism: A Very Short Introduction

Philip Reeve
Here Lies Arthur

Barbara Reynolds
Dorothy L. Sayers

Anne Rice

The Mummy

Ben Rice
Pobby and Dingan

Hans Rickheit
The Squirrel Machine (mini-review)

Caryl Rivers

The Truth About Boys and Girls

Eden Robinson
Monkey Beach
"Queen of the North"

Jane Robinson

Ellen Bayuk Rosenman
Unauthorized Pleasures

Meg Rosoff
How I Live Now
What I Was
The Bride's Farewell
Just in Case
There is no Dog

J. K. Rowling

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
The Tales of Beedle the Bard

Sheila Rowbotham

Dreamers of a New Day

Arundathi Roy
The God of Small Things

Juan Rulfo

Pedro Páramo

Salman Rushdie

Midnight's Children

Cynthia Eagle Russett
Sexual Science

Sara Ryan
Empress of the World


Joe Sacco
Safe Area Gorazde

Oliver Sacks
An Anthropologist on Mars
The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat

Jonathan Safran Foer

Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close

S.F. Said

Varjak Paw

Laurie Sandell
The Impostor's Daughter

Marjane Satrapi

Persepolis 1 and 2
Chicken with Plums

Dorothy L. Sayers
Strong Poison
Have His Carcase
Gaudy Night
Busman's Honeymoon
Are Women Human?
Whose Body? (mini-review)

John Scalzi
Old Man's War

Mary Seacole

The Wonderful Adventures of Mrs Seacole in Many Lands

David Sedaris
Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim

Ekaterina Sedia

The Secret History of Moscow
"The Taste of Wheat"

Shyam Selvadurai
Swimming in the Monsoon Sea

Brian Selznick
The Invention of Hugo Cabret

Diane Setterfield
The Thirteenth Tale

Dr. Seuss
The Lorax

Anne Sexton

William Shakespeare

A Midsummer Night's Dream
The Tempest

Rob Sheffield
Love is a Mix Tape

Mary Shelley


Clay Shirky

Here Comes Everybody

Elaine Showalter

A Literature of Their Own

David Small

Ali Smith
The Accidental
Girl Meets Boy

Dodie Smith
I Capture the Castle

Jeff Smith

Zadie Smith

On Beauty
White Teeth

Daria Snadowsky
Anatomy of a Boyfriend

Tom Spanbauer
The Man Who Fell in Love with the Moon

Muriel Spark
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

Elizabeth Speller
The Return of Captain John Emmett

Art Spiegelman
The Complete Maus

Mark Spitz

Too Much Too Late

Nancy Springer
I am Morgan le Fay

Francis Spufford
The Child that Books Built

Stephanie Staal

Reading Women

J.S. Stassen
Deogratias: A Tale of Rwanda

John Steinbeck

Of Mice and Men

Robert Louis Stevenson
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Treasure Island

Tom Stoppard
Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead

Peter Straub
lost boy lost girl
"Mr. Aickman's Air Riffle"

Noel Streatfeild
Ballet Shoes
Tea by the Nursery Fire

Bill Streever

Julie Summers

Stranger in the House

Kate Summerscale
The Suspicions of Mr Whicher

Jiyavu Sun and Guo Guo
The History of the West Wing

Madeleine Swan
A Curious History of Cats


Bryan Talbot
Alice in Sunderland
The Tale of One Bad Rat

Mary M Talbot and Bryan Talbot

Dotter of Her Father's Eyes

Mariko Tamaki
Skim (mini-review)

Budjette Tan and Kajo Baldisimo
Trese: Murder on Ballet Drive
Trese: Unreported Murders

Shaun Tan
The Arrival
The Red Tree

Donna Tartt
The Secret History

Maria Tatar

The Hard Facts of the Grimms' Fairy Tales
Enchanted Hunters

Yoshihiro Tatsumi
A Drifting Life

Sam Taylor
The Amnesiac

Josephine Tey
The Daughter of Time
The Franchise Affair

Emma Tennant

Two Women of London

Doug TenNapel

Dylan Thomas
A Child's Christmas in Wales

Craig Thompson

Jill Thompson
Death: At Death's Door

J.R.R. Tolkien
The Children of Húrin

Su Tong

Binu and the Great Wall

Claire Tomalin
The Life and Death of Mary Wollstonecraft

J. Torres
Lola: A Ghost Story

P.L. Travers

Mary Poppins

Anthony Trollope

Framley Parsonage

Anne Tyler
Breathing Lessons

Jill Tweedie
Letters from a Fainthearted Feminist


Dubravka Ugresic
Baba Yaga Laid an Egg

Catherynne M. Valente
The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland on a Ship of Her Own Making

Serena Valentino
Nightmares and Fairy Tales vol. 1 (with FSc)


The Dark Horse Book of the Dead
Nevermore: A Graphic Adaptation of Edgar Alan Poe's Short Stories

Martha Vicinius

Suffer and Be Still: Women in the Victorian Age

Kurt Vonnegut
A Man Without a Country
Breakfast of Champions


Edmund de Waal

The Hare With Amber Eyes

Alice Walker
The Color Purple

Daniel Wallace

The Watermelon King
Mr. Sebastian and the Negro Magician

Horace Walpole

The Castle of Otranto

Margaret Walters
Feminism: A Very Short Introduction

Jo Walton
Tooth and Claw
Among Others
Half a Crown

Marina Warner

Sarah Waters
The Night Watch
Tipping the Velvet
The Little Stranger

Winifred Watson
Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day

Laurence Watt-Evans
The Turtle Moves!

Jean Webster
Dear Enemy

Alan Weisman
The World Without Us

Eudora Welty

The Robber Bridegroom
The Optimist's Daughter

H.G. Wells
The Time Machine

Rebecca West
The Return of the Soldier

Scott Westerfeld
Parasite Positive

Megan Whalen Turner
The Queen's Thief series

Edith Wharton
Ethan Frome

E.B. White
Charlotte's Web

Elie Wiesel


Ysabeu S. Wilce
"The Biography of a Bouncing Boy Terror"
Flora Segunda

Bill Willingham

Fables: Animal Farm
Fables: Storybook Love
Fables: March of the Wooden Soldiers
Fables: The Mean Seasons
Fables: Homelands
Thesally: Witch for Hire (with Shawn McManus)
Fables: Arabian Nights (and Days)
Fables: Wolves
Fables: Sons of Empire
Fables: The Good Prince
Fables: War and Pieces
Fables: 1001 Nights of Snowfall
Fables: The Dark Ages

Connie Willis
To Say Nothing of the Dog
Doomsday Book
Miracle and Other Christmas Stories
Richard Wilkinson
The Spirit Level

Carl Wilson
Let's Talk About Love: A Journey to the End of Taste

Simon Winchester
The Surgeon of Crowthorne

Robert Winder
Bloody Foreigners

Terri Windling
The Wood Wife
Swan Sister: Fairy Tales Retold (editor)
The Green Man (editor)

Jacqueline Winspeaer
Maisie Dobbs

Jeanette Winterson

Sexing the Cherry

P.G. Wodehouse
My Man Jeeves

Douglas Wolk
Reading Comics

Mary Wollstonecraft

A Vindication of the Rights of Woman

Jacqueline Woodson
Miracle's Boys
If You Come Softly

Virginia Woolf
Mrs Dalloway
To The Lighthouse

Diana Wynne Jones

Black Maria
Castle in the Air
The Ogre Downstairs
"What The Cat Told Me"


The Good Women of China


Taichi Yamada

Rick Yancey

The Monstrumologist
The Curse of the Wendigo

Gene Luen Yang
American Born Chinese
The Eternal Smile
Avatar - The Last Airbender: The Promise part 1

Banana Yoshimoto

Goodbye, Tsugumi

Jane Yolen

Touch Magic
The Young Merlin Trilogy
Pay the Piper (with Adam Stemple)
The Last Dragon (with Rebecca Guay)

Moira Young
Blood Red Road

Gary Younge
Who Are We


Sara Zarr

Carl Zimmer
Parasite Rex

Jack Zipes

Victorian Fairy Tales (editor)
The Brothers Grimm

Markus Zusak

The Book Thief