Erica Swenson Danowitz

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Weird Women: Classic Supernatural Fiction by Groundbreaking Female Writers 1852–1923

A feast of entertaining (and often scary) reads. Highly recommended for those interested in literature of the horror and supernatural variety.

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Au Revoir, Tristesse: Lessons in Happiness from French Literature

A lighthearted read for all fans of French literature.
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Why Women Read Fiction: The Stories of Our Lives

Though long overdue, this satisfying offering comes at a time when women are working harder than ever to secure their rightful place in the literary canon. Recommended enthusiasts of lit crit, feminist studies, and publishing.

Unfinished Business: Notes of a Chronic Re-Reader

A delightful entry for lovers of literature and literary criticism.
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Me & Other Writings

An admirable translation that will enthrall fans of French literature as well as 20th-century history buffs.

Sontag: Her Life and Work

This excellent portrait of a complicated, brilliant individual will appeal to those interested in late 20th-century culture, LGBTQ studies, and literary scholarship.

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Kathleen Hale Is a Crazy Stalker: Six Essays

Recommended for readers interested in creative nonfiction, especially the essay genre.

What My Mother and I Don't Talk About: Fifteen Writers Break the Silence

Highly recommended for readers interested in the complicated topic of mother-child/familial dynamics. [An editor's pick, LJ 2/19, p. 20.]
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Nobody's Looking at You: Essays

Highly recommended for a range of readers, especially those interested in the various topics discussed. [See Prepub Alert, 8/27/18.]—Erica Swenson Danowitz, Delaware Cty. Community Coll. Lib., Media, PA

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