PORTFOLIO / Giuseppe Manuel Brescia

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Alex Kotlowitz joins the ranks of the important few writers on the subject of urban poverty.
Chicago Tribune

There Are No Children Here
by Alex Kotlowitz
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Craig has done it. He's written a book that is a notch up. And I think he's solidified our trust in him as one of the best writers of the new millenium.

by Craig Clevenger
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[...] a beguiling and arrestingly original mix, and suggests that unlike poor doomed Peter Jones, Ashon has a long literary career ahead of him.
The Independent

Clear Water
by Will Ashon
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The most thoughtful book by a footballer than I can remember reading.
The Independent

An early contender for this year's literary prizes in sport.
Sunday Tribune

The Italian Job
by Gianluca Vialli, Gabriele Marcotti
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Indispensable to the reader with a passion for soccer and a thought and a care for everything else.

The Thinking Fan's Guide to the World Cup
by V. A., edited by M. Weiland e S. Wilsey
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Hilarious and emotional... An amusingly cranky memoir.
The New York Times Book Review

by Neal Pollack
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[...] inventive, scary and darkly humorous [...] a dash of Stephen King and a hint of Lovecraft but is really sui generis.
The Observer

The Pilo Family Circus
by Will Elliott
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Where have I been all of Chelsea Handler's life? I had no idea how funny, how brilliant she is. She is too clever for words.
New York Post

Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea
by Chelsea Handler
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The Fade
by Craig Clevenger
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Mr. Currie is a startlingly talented writer whose book will pay no heed to ordinary narrative conventions... He survives the inevitable, apt comparisons to Kurt Vonnegut and writes in a tenderly mordant voice of his own...
New York Times

Everything Matters!
by Ron Currie, Jr.
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Galveston is an assured debut full of hard truths, a throwback novel that ends up shouldering the noir genre forward.
Chuck Hogan, author of Devils in Exile and Prince of Thieves

by Nick Pizzolatto
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In [...] a profound - and profoundly disturbing - debut novel, Ron Currie Jr. takes his place among the ranks of George Orwell, Aldous Huxley and Arthur C. Clark.

God is Dead
by Ron Currie, Jr.
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Finally, an authoritative account of the mythologized life of Sara Baartman.
Zoë Wicomb

Sara Baartman & The Hottentot Venus
by Clifton Crais, Pamela Scully
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Fantastic, very funny. The best sort of book about rock.
Andrew O’Hagan

Killing Bono
by Neil McCormick, Neil Gaiman
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Great writers can write anything, and Plugged is proof.
The Washington Post

by Colfer Eoin
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Tusi Tamasese expands the border of cinema. [...] with striking images and anecdotal flair [...] we look forward to his next film.
SPECIAL MENTION, 68th Venice Film Festival

O Le Tulafale - The Orator
by Tusi Tamasese
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One of the best first novels I've ever read.
Charlaine Harris

Those Across the River
by Christopher Buehlman
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A hulking raconteur and iconoclast, [Van Ronk] fondly captures the spirit of the times.
Q Magazine

The Mayor of MacDougal Street
by Van Ronk con Elijah Wald
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A treat for any book lover, happily mated or cheerfully single.
USA Today

Much Ado About Loving
by Maura Kelly, Jack Murningham
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One of the absolutely essential books of our time.
Saturday Review of Literature

The Thurber Carnival
by James Thurber
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Dick quietly produced serious fiction in popular form and there can be no greater praise.
Michael Moorcock

Galactic Pot-Healer
by Philip K. Dick
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A marvelous collection, certain to earn a treasured spot on many Young Adult bookshelves.
Ellen Hopkins, The New York Times

My True Love Gave to Me
edited by Stephanie Perkins
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A modern footballing classic.

Maradona - The Hand of God
by Jimmy Burns
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Simple, Everyday Ways You Can Make a Difference.

12 Small Acts To Save Our World
by WWF
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Satisfying and at times hugely joyous.
David Barnett, The Guardian

by Eoin Colfer
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This Isn't Happening not only is an excellent way to revisit Kid A but also a springboard for thinking about the shifting fortunes of rock music, the Internet, and the uneasy century we've been living in for the past 20 years.
Ezra Koenig, Vampire Weekend

This Isn't Happening: Radiohead's 'Kid A' and the Beginning of the 21st Century
by Steven Hyden