Foreword Reviews

  • Book of the Day

    A Guest in the House of Hip Hop

    One thing is for sure, Mickey Hess has done his homework for A Guest in the House of Hip-Hop, in which he records trying to be a good ambassador as he amplifies black voices and scholarship.

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  • Book of the Day Roundup

    Foreword Reviews Book of the Day Roundup. Check back every Friday for a look at our week of daily featured titles!

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  • Spectacular Debuts

    By 3 Young Adult Novelists

    Back again this week with more first-timer fun from the authors featured in our Debut Fiction special section of Foreword Reviews

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  • 5 STELLAR DEBUT SHORT STORY COLLECTIONS BY INDIE AUTHORS

    Mama never said there’d be debuts like this.

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  • BEYOND WEIRD

    Reviewer Rebecca Foster thinks big with author Philip Ball.

    There’s hope for those of us with average brains.

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Book Review

The Art of Reading

by Matt Sutherland

As props go, a vase of flowers or bowl of fruit may qualify as the painter’s favorite subject—excepting, of course, a portrait of the person paying the artist’s fee in advance. But artists throughout history have also shown a... Read More

Book Review

Amber Revolution

by Matt Sutherland

For all its authentic, artisanal, true-to-the-earth talk, today’s wine industry is high tech, and the science-driven approach to quality in the vineyards and wineries around the world has surely made these the glory days for wine... Read More

Book Review

Crude Angel

by Matt Sutherland

Angels, however crude, fear a few places, according to E. M. Foster, but the same cannot be said of poets. Boundlessly curious, no subject is off limits for bards like Suzanne Cleary to tread. New Yorker Cleary earned her Pushcart Prize... Read More

Book Review

All We Know of Pleasure

by Matt Sutherland

All anthologists should be so lucky: “Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to gather the best erotic work by top female poets.” Off Enid Shomer went, wherever the trail led—to poems by Denise Levertov, Sharon Olds,... Read More

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