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Reviews: All Books


Oct 1994

Review of: Published in: Publishers Weekly

The contrast between the idyllic existence money can buy and the inexorable ugliness of death is poignantly obvious. Harry's struggle to cope with his parent's impending death is observed with passion and conviction.

Oct 1994

Review of: Published in: Kirkus Reviews

Love and death make dramatic entrances in this elegiac first novel... An elegant and moving examination of a difficult subject.

Jan 1994

Review of: Published in: New York Times

Andrew Solomon's first novel, "A Stone Boat," is a shimmering remembrance of things past and a meditation on love and death.

Jul 1991

Review of: Published in: New York Times

A timely, perceptive and highly entertaining combination of art criticism, social analysis and personal revelation... It is Mr. Solomon's deep compassion for these artists... that grabs and holds the reader.

Jun 1991

Review of: Published in: Kirkus Reviews

The tone is compassionate and engaging throughout... Timely and enjoyable: a rich collage of personality and adventure.

Jun 1991

Review of: Published in: Publishers Weekly

An intimate, thoughtful glimpse of Moscow's and Leningrad's artistic vanguards, walking on ice in the unpredictable thaw of glasnost.

Jan 1991

Review of: Published in: Foreign Affairs

Solomon has written a thought-provoking book, an homage to free spirits.