Kate Padilla

Kate Padilla

Kate Padilla is an author, poet and artist. Her book, Apples Rot on the Ground (May 2020), is a collection of gut-wrenching poems detailing the racism and bigotry that existed for Hispanic families in early New Mexico & Wyoming.

The Complete Fables of La Fontaine

Do fables written for children teach them moral values? Did Aesop, a Greek slave in sixth century BC, give human voices to animals and plants as a way entertain and teach children? Not the Aesop fables transformed and re-interpreted by La Fontaine in the 17th century says Craig Hill in his book, “The Complete Fables of La Fontaine,” a new translation in verse.

Chaplin: A Life by Stephen Weissman

  Chaplin: A Life Stephen Weissman, M.D. Arcade Publishing 11-04-08 Hardcover/320 pages ISBN: 1-559708921 Buy This Book www.amazon.com   "... a biographical psychoanalysis." Did Charlie Chaplin’s characters come from his subconscious? Did...

The Whole Sky Full of Stars by René Saldaña Jr.

The Whole Sky Full of Stars René Saldaña Jr. Wendy Lamb Books 11/01/2008 Hardcover/131 pages ISBN: 978-0-385-90078Buy This Book www.amazon.com   "The author focuses on themes of trust, honesty, relationships with parents and accepting consequences."...

Damosel by Stephanie Spinner

  Damosel Stephanie Spinner Random House 10-24-08 Trade Paperback/208 pages ISBN: 0375836349 Buy This Book www.amazon.com   ". . . predictable . . ." How did the magic sword Excalibur find its way to King Arthur and what became of it? At a young...

Thornspell by Helen Lowe

  Thornspell Helen Lowe Random House Books for Children 09-09-08 Trade Paperback/320 pages ISBN: 037595581X Buy This Book www.amazon.com   ". . .a thrilling read . . ." Award-winning poet Helen Lowe’s first novel, Thornspell, is a poetically...

The General of the Dead Army by Ismail Kadare

  The General of the Dead Army Ismail Kadare Arcade 8-22-08 Trade Paperback/264 pages ISBN: 978-1-55970-790-9 Buy This Book www.amazon.com   ". . .[a] mystical and tragic story . . ." As one of the few Americans who have visited once-isolated...

Cathedral of the Sea by Ildefonso Falcones

Cathedral of the Sea Translated from Spanish by Nick Caistor Ildefonso Falcones Penguin Group (USA) Inc. 5/25/08 Hardcover/624 pages ISBN: 978-0-525-95048-6 Buy This Book www.amazon.com         ". . . a poignant story filled with instructive...

Life and Death Are Wearing Me Out by Mo Yan

  Life and Death Are Wearing Me Out Mo Yan Arcade Publishing 2008 English Translation 5/19/08 Hardcover/512 pages ISBN: 1-55970-853-0 Buy This Book www.amazon.com   "Yan, who often inserts himself as a character in the book, is a masterful...

Golf: The Marvelous Mania by Alistair Cooke

    Golf: The Marvelous Mania Alistair Cooke Arcade 5-10-08 Hardcover/216 pages ISBN: 978-1559708739 Buy This Book www.amazon.com     ". . .a gem of a book. . ." You don’t have to be a golfer to enjoy the late Alistair Cooke’s...