5 edition of Still Lives found in the catalog.
Written in English
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Still Lives is an uneven book, but its highs are more than worth the lows along the way. Hummel engages with complicated and challenging questions . --Omnivoracious "Within Still Lives, the new novel by Maria Hummel (Motherland, Wilderness Run), is a taut thriller with enough compelling elements for a propulsive book Still Lives is an effective thriller with a delectable final pages. It reaches an addictive pitch that all books of this ilk aspire to.
Still Lives is a propulsive, carefully crafted mystery with real thematic focus and heft.” —Chris Bachelder, author of The Throwback Special, finalist for the National Book Award “As gritty and glittering as the L.A. art world it depicts, Maria Hummel’s latest novel soars into the sun-swept heights of fame and beauty, then plunges us. Still Lives is a page-turner, though that description comes with a caveat. The mystery of Lord and whether or not she still lives – a play on a title – is compelling while Hummel’s interweaving of commentary on bigger themes makes this book more than just a thriller.
Still Lives A Novel By: Maria Hummel. Still Life Louise Penny, Author. St. Martin's Minotaur $ (p) ISBN bicultural aspect of Quebecois life as well as arcane aspects of archery and art to deepen her.
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"Within Still Lives, the new novel by Maria Hummel (Motherland, Wilderness Run), is a taut thriller with enough compelling elements for a propulsive book Still Lives is an effective thriller with a delectable final pages.
It reaches an addictive pitch that all books of this ilk aspire to/5(). Still Lives is a fascinating read set in Los Angeles that focuses on the disappearance of an up-and-coming artist right before the opening night of her exhibition. The book is significantly darker and more grim than I usually tolerate, but the originality of the plot and the subject matter kept me reading at a furious pace to find what was going to happen next/5.
Still Lives is an effective thriller with a delectable final pages. It reaches an addictive pitch that all books of this ilk aspire to. The more Hummel settles into the plot machinations the better the novel gets, as the hazy ideological questions and confusing passages fall awayBrand: Counterpoint Press.
Maria Hummel is the author of Still Lives; Motherland, an SF Chronicle Book of the Year; House and Fire; and Wilderness Run. Her fiction, nonfiction, and poetry have appeared in numerous magazines and anthologies, including Pushcart Prizes, Narrative, The Sun, and The Open Door: Poems, Years of Poetry Magazine.
Kim Lord enjoys shocking her audiences, and Still Lives, her latest exhibition for LA’s high-flying Rocque Museum, is no exception. Drawing on media coverage of murdered women, Lord produces a grisly set of paintings depicting the slain forms of Judy Ann Author: Maria Hummel.
Set against a culture that often fetishizes violence, Still Lives is a page-turning exodus into the art world’s hall of mirrors, and one woman’s journey into the belly of an industry flooded with money and secrets.
"A suspenseful, splashy story about fame, sex, and how our culture views women’s bodies. On Thursday, Reese announced her latest choice as Still Lives, the new novel from Maria Hummel.
The book is a page-turning suspense saga set in the Los Angeles art world. Still Lives – a memoir of Gaza Advance praise for Still Lives – a memoir of Gaza Eloquent, animated and abounding with humanity.
Still Life is the first book in the Chief Inspector Armand Gamache, of the Sûreté du Quebec, series. It is a great murder mystery that has a depth of possible suspects and expands to encapsulate human psychology and community dynamics/5. Book Review - Still Lives by Maria Hummel Reading Still Lives by Maria Hummel in Palm Springs, CA I selected Still Lives by Maria Hummel as my Book of the Month Club choice way back in May.
It sat on my shelf for months and I kind of forgot about it for awhile. I choose Still Lives because it was a selection for the Reese Witherspoon book club. This is only the second book from the club that I’ve read and I really enjoyed the first selection, so I had high hopes for this.
Still Lives takes place at an art gallery. Kim Lord is /5. Her groundbreaking new exhibition Still Lives is comprised of self-portraits depicting herself as famous, murdered womem—the Black Dahlia, Chandra Levy, Nicole Brown Simpson, among many others—and the works are as compelling as they are disturbing, implicating a culture that is too accustome.
Still Life with Crows is a thriller novel by American authors Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child, released on July 1, by Grand Central is the fourth novel (behind Relic (), Reliquary () and The Cabinet of Curiosities ()) to feature FBI Special Agent Pendergast as : Lincoln Child, Douglas Preston.
"Still Life is a lovely, clever book, and I hope I shall be reading a lot more by Louise Penny!" —Ann Granger "Still Life is a masterpiece of a traditional drawing room mystery, repainted in the autumnal colors of the Canadian countryside.
Louise Penny is a storytelling artist."4/4(). While “Still Lives” is a deeply affecting examination of how our culture fetishizes female victims of crime — be it in art, news, or publishing — it will also have readers feverishly Author: Paula L.
Woods. Still Lives is at once a gripping and entertaining mystery, and a biting cultural critique that seeks to understand our obsession with the violent deaths of beautiful women Reading Still Lives is like being frozen in that feeling of fear, like being stuck in that moment right before the mysterious stranger lurches out from the darkened alley to grab you 4/4(7).
Louise Penny's first novel, Still Life, won the New Blood Dagger, Arthur Ellis, Barry, Anthony, and Dilys awards. Her second book, A Fatal Grace, won the Agatha Award for Best Novel, as did her third, The Cruelest Month.
Still Lives by Marilyn Garson,available at Book Depository with free delivery : Marilyn Garson. STILL LIFE From the Chief Inspector Gamache series, Vol. 1 Kirkus Reviews Issue: which is not so much off the books as against the books. Heavner isn’t exactly mollified when Tempe, aided by retired police detective Skinny Slidell and Author: Louise Penny.
It’s hard to know where an artist’s persona ends and her art begins, and this has never been truer than in the case of the mysteriously disappeared Kim Lord, the central figure in Maria Hummel’s spellbinding new novel, Still ’s also somewhat true of Hummel herself: The award-winning poet (her collection House and Fire won the APR/Honickman Prize in for best first book.
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Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans.Still Lives by Maria Hummel is a look at the LA art world with a mystery thrown in. The story as a whole is unique and the setting ( LA) makes it stand out.
The story as a whole is unique and the setting ( LA) makes it stand out. Still Lives by Maria Hummel gives a look at the inner workings of a museum. There’s also a mystery too. The following book club questions will have spoilers so if you haven’t read the book yet, check out my preview and review first.
The story centers on the disappearance of the artist Kim Lord.