"Giordano's wit and his formidable heroine's wisdom combine to make this debut a smash." Publishers Weekly
"A delightful detective and a lively, humorous portrait of Sicilian society and gastronomy." TimesRead more
"This beautifully designed and illustrated book, which brings together a selection of more than 100 forthright, scholarly, bold, vivid and fascinating critical essays by Richard Dorment, is riveting." Art Quarterly
"It is beautiful criticism." OldieRead more
Deborah Kalb has a very insightful Q&A with Janet Todd on this LINK. Also available is an interview by blogger Marilyn Beebe on this other LINK.Read more
#RivetingReviews: Max Easterman ELN This is the latest in Gianrico Carofiglio’s series of Italian thrillers featuring his defence lawyer Guido Guerrieri, a man with a penchant for going the extra mile in his determination to defend his clients, which inevitably lands him in all sorts of trouble. But this novel...Read more
Janet Todd’s studies of writers such as Jane Austen and Mary Wollstonecraft, coupled with her lifelong passion for less well-known female authors, imbue A Man of Genius with a complete sense of historical verisimilitude. It is easy to forget that this novel is published in 2016, rather than two centuries ago. The...Read more
In Piñeiro’s artful hands, each of her investigators learns as much about himself or herself as about the murder on the way to the surprising, perfectly executed ending.