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Articles by Arianna Haviv

OLM Favorites: Every Day

December 1st, 2017
every day

The hero of David Levithan’s “Every Day” – now out in paperback – lives his life as a spirit inhabiting the lives of others, until something happens that makes him want his own reality

Book Review: Madame Zero

July 18th, 2017
madame zero

Many readers will find reflections of themselves in the nine stories that comprise Sarah Hall’s newest collection.

Book Review: You’re Not Much Use To Anyone

July 21st, 2014
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If a feckless young hipster writes an autobiographical novel about a feckless young hipster, does it make a sound?

Book Review: Landline

July 13th, 2014
Book Review: Landline

If you found a phone that could make calls to your own past, how would you use it? Or would you use it at all?

Book Review: The Book of Men – Eighty Writers on How to Be a Man

December 24th, 2013

Eighty short entries attempt the mission impossible of charting ‘how to be a man’ – and leave our female reviewer kind of wishing they’d just sent chocolates instead.

Book Review: Save the Enemy

November 7th, 2013
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A quirky teenage girl comes home one day to find her father missing, and she quickly learns he’s being held hostage. When she sets herself to save him, Arin Greenwood’s YA novel “Save the Enemy” is off and running – and sometimes tripping over itself

Book Review: The Snow Hunters

October 17th, 2013
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A certain pristine elegance marks Paul Yoon’s latest book

In Theaters: City of Bones

August 17th, 2013
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Cassandra Clare’s phenomenally popular novel about a young woman who learns she’s a born demon-hunter comes at last to the big screen

Book Review: Eleanor and Park

July 23rd, 2013
eleanor and park

Two teenage misfits – neither vampires nor aliens – form an unlikely alliance that blossoms, naturally, into something more

Book Review: Sea Change

July 12th, 2013

An inquisitive young woman falls in love with an ungainly, weirdly sophisticated alien creature