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Hahn, Daniel

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Works: 115 works in 371 publications in 2 languages and 12,919 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Dictionaries  Juvenile works  History  Encyclopedias  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Bio-bibliography‡vDictionaries  Book reviews  Action and adventure fiction  Biography 
Roles: Translator, Author, Editor, Other, Compiler, Actor, Creator, Performer
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Publications about Daniel Hahn
Publications by Daniel Hahn
Most widely held works by Daniel Hahn
The time in between : a novel by María Dueñas( Book )
15 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,530 libraries worldwide
"The Time In Between follows the story of a seamstress who becomes the most sought-after couturiere during the Spanish Civil War and World War II"--
The ultimate teen book guide by Daniel Hahn( Book )
13 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 923 libraries worldwide
Includes recommendations from teen reviewers and authors in fantasy, horror, chick lit, graphic novels, sci-fi, crime, true classics, and cult fiction. Includes a special genre feature written by E. Lockhart on Love and Relationships, and Patrick Jones on Short and Gripping Books--plus Top Ten Lists by genre, top award-winners, and up-to-the-minute bestsellers
The Oxford companion to Children's Literature by Humphrey Carpenter( Book )
19 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 657 libraries worldwide
The last thirty years have witnessed one of the most fertile periods in the history of children's books: the flowering of imaginative illustration and writing, the Harry Potter phenomenon, the rise of young adult and crossover fiction, and books that tackle extraordinarily difficult subjects. The Oxford Companion to Children's Literature provides an indispensable and fascinating reference guide to the world of children's literature. Its 3,500 entries cover every genre from fairy tales to chapbooks; school stories to science fiction; comics to children's hymns. Originally published in 1983, the Companion has been comprehensively revised and updated by Daniel Hahn. Over 900 new entries bring the book right up to date. A whole generation of new authors and illustrators are showcased, with books like Dogger, The Hunger Games, and Twilight making their first appearance. There are articles on developments such as manga, fan fiction, and non-print publishing, and there is additional information on prizes and prizewinners. This accessible A to Z is the first place to look for information about the authors, illustrators, printers, publishers, educationalists, and others who have influenced the development of children's literature, as well as the stories and characters at their centre. Written both to entertain and to instruct, the highly acclaimed Oxford Companion to Children's Literature is a reference work that no one interested in the world of children's books should be without
The traitor's emblem : a novel by Juan Gómez-Jurado( Book )
8 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 640 libraries worldwide
Many years after a sea captain rescues a group of German castaways from a storm and receives a gold-and-diamond emblem from a grateful survivor, the captain's son learns of the object's link to a World War II tale about a man's effort to solve his soldier father's murder
The head of the saint by Socorro Acioli( Book )
5 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 478 libraries worldwide
After walking for days across the harsh Brazilian landscape only to be rejected by his last living relative, Samuel finds his options for survival are dwindling fast - until he comes to the hollow head of a statue, perfect for a boy to crawl into and hide ... Whilst sheltering, Samuel realises that he can hear the villagers' whispered prayers to Saint Anthony - confessing lost loves, hopes and fears - and he begins to wonder if he ought to help them out a little. When Samuel's advice hits the mark he becomes famous, and people flock to the town to hear about their future loves. But with all the fame comes some problems, and soon Samuel has more than just the lovelorn to deal with. A completely charming and magically told Brazilian tale, sure to capture your heart
The notebook by José Saramago( Book )
9 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 460 libraries worldwide
A Portuguese novelist records his thoughts on current events, including the 2008 US presidential election, the financial crisis, and Israel's bombardment of Gaza
The Oxford guide to literary Britain & Ireland by Daniel Hahn( Book )
22 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 428 libraries worldwide
A gazetteer listing nearly 2,000 villages, towns, cities, and landscapes in Britain and Ireland detailing their connections with the lives of famous writers. Allows readers to explore places that influenced their favorite British writers, from Jane Austen to Philip Pullman. The entries interweave information with anecdote and quotation, to build a vivid picture of the day-to-day lives of the writers. Intended as a resource and companion for any literary pilgrimage in Britain or Ireland, and for the armchair literary traveller. New to this edition are special feature entries on writers particularly associated with places, including the Brontes, Walter Scott, and James Joyce, contributed by prominent authors including Margaret Drabble and John Sutherland. The Guide also provides an index of author names, with mini biographies, enabling the reader to track down all the places associated with their favourite writers
The Polish boxer by Eduardo Halfon( Book )
5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 419 libraries worldwide
"Covers a vast landscape of human experience while enfolding a search for origins: a grandson tries to make sense of his Polish grandfather's past and the story behind his numbered tattoo; a Serbian classical pianist longs for his forbidden heritage; a Mayan poet is torn between his studies and filial obligations; a striking young Israeli woman seeks answers in Central America; a university professor yearns for knowledge that he can't find in books and discovers something unexpected at a Mark Twain conference. Drawn to what lies beyond the range of reason, they all reach for the beautiful and fleeting, whether through humor, music, poetry, or unspoken words. Across his encounters with each of them, the narrator--a Guatemalan literature professor and writer named Eduardo Halfon--pursues his most enigmatic subject: himself."--Back cover
The concise Oxford companion to English literature by Margaret Drabble( Book )
26 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 402 libraries worldwide
"This is an indispensable, compact guide to all aspects of English literature. Covering the lives and works of authors, poets, and playwrights, as well as literary movements, critics, and plot summaries, it offers all you need to know about the world of literature, from characters to critical theory and from Chaucer to Coetzee."--Jacket
A general theory of oblivion by José Eduardo Agualusa( Book )
9 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 380 libraries worldwide
"As the country goes through various political upheavals from colony to socialist republic to civil war to peace and capitalism, the world outside seeps into Ludo's life through snippets on the radio, voices from next door, glimpses of someone peeing on a balcony, or a man fleeing his pursuers. A General Theory of Oblivion is a perfectly crafted, wild patchwork of a novel, playing on a love of storytelling and fable"--
My pictures after the storm by Éric Veillé( Book )
1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 347 libraries worldwide
Offers humorous drawings comparing things before and after storms, meetings with elephants, and trips to the hairdresser
Don't cross the line! by Isabel Minhós Martins( Book )
3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 318 libraries worldwide
This slapstick postmodern tale is also a profound statement about dictatorship and peaceful revolution, from an award-winning author/illustrator team
The Tower menagerie : the amazing 600-year history of the royal collection of wild and ferocious beasts kept at the Tower of London by Daniel Hahn( Book )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 313 libraries worldwide
Victus : the fall of Barcelona by Albert Sánchez Piñol( Book )
5 editions published in 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 247 libraries worldwide
"A sweeping tale of heroism, treason, war, love, pride, and regret that culminates in the tragic fall of a legendary city, illustrated with battle diagrams, portraits of political figures, and priceless maps of the old city of Barcelona."--Publisher's website
The book of chameleons by José Eduardo Agualusa( Book )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 246 libraries worldwide
An Angolan house gecko relates the exploits of an unusual businessman who sells manufactured new pasts to unhappy clients seeking to improve their future prospects by breaking free of painful memories, a practice that is thrown into chaos by the arrival of a mysterious foreigner
Happiness is a watermelon on your head by Stella Dreis( Book )
4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 243 libraries worldwide
Miss Whimper, Miss Grouch, and Miss Stern try to figure out what makes Miss Jolly so happy, so they can be happy too
You can't be too careful! by Roger Mello( Book )
8 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 203 libraries worldwide
"Introduces a colorful cast of characters whose fates are connected in different ways, exploring the importance of kindness and the dangers of greed"--
Monastery by Eduardo Halfon( Book )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 195 libraries worldwide
"In Monastery, the nomadic narrator of Eduardo Halfon's critically-acclaimed The Polish Boxer returns to travel from Guatemalan cities, villages, coffee plantations, and border towns to a private jazz concert in New York's Harlem, a former German U-Boat base on the French Breton coast, and Israel, where he escapes from his sister's Orthodox Jewish wedding into an erotic adventure with the enigmatic Tamara. His passing encounters are unforgettable; his relationships, problematic. At once a world citizen and a writer who mistrusts the power of language, he is pursued by history's ghosts and unanswerable questions. He is a cartographer of identity on a compelling journey to an uncertain destination. As he draws and redraws his boundaries, he confronts us with the limitations of our own. Eduardo Halfon was named one of the best young Latin American writers by the Hay Festival of Bogota and is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and the prestigious Jose; Maria de Pereda Prize for the Short Novel. The Polish Boxer, his first book to appear in English, was a New York Times Editor's Choice selection and finalist for the International Latino Book Award. Halfon currently lives in Nebraska and frequently travels to Guatemala."--
Pelé : the autobiography by Pelé( Book )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 191 libraries worldwide
The world's greatest footballer tells the full story of his incredible life and career, covering all aspects of his playing days and his subsequent careers as politician, international sporting ambassador and cultural icon
Good fiction guide by Jane Rogers( Book )
5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
Let this guide help you choose a book that you really want to read from over 4,200 titles. Featuring both subject essays and over 1,100 alphabetically arranged entries on writers ranging from Maeve Binchy to Emile Zola, this is an invaluable guide for anyone trying to find their way around the mass of fiction in bookshops. 34 well-recognised authors and critics introduce literary genres. John Sutherland on Classics, Val McDermid on Thrillers, and Michele Roberts on France are just a few of the experts who recommend their personal top twelve favourite reads within their subject areas. Covering a wide range of fiction; classical and contemporary, literary and popular, British and foreign; each entry also suggests other authors who deal with similar subject matters or write in the same genre. The entries aim to provide a flavour of each writer's work and give recommendations of which of their books to read. A snapshot of English literature at the beginning of the twenty-first century
 
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Alternative Names
Daniel Hahn British translator, editor and writer
Daniel Hahn Brits vertaler
Hahn, Daniel, 1974-
Դանիել Հան
ダニエル・ハーン
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English (179)
Spanish (1)
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