Books by David Landau

ARIK by David Landau
Released: Jan. 21, 2014

"Splendid reporting, comprehensive research and probing analysis inform this unblinking view of a complicated man and a sanguinary geography."
Economist Israel correspondent and former Haaretz editor in chief Landau (Piety and Power: The World of Jewish Fundamentalism, 1992, etc.) offers a thorough, extremely candid description and assessment of the military and political lives of the controversial Sharon, who has been in a vegetative state since a massive stroke in 2006. Read full book review >
BEN-GURION by Shimon Peres
Released: Oct. 25, 2011

The current Israeli president teams with a journalist to survey and celebrate the life of David Ben-Gurion (1886-1973), one of the founders of the State of Israel.

This latest entry in Nextbook's Jewish Encounters series makes no real pretense of objectivity. Read full book review >

Released: June 1, 1993

An engaging look into the philosophies and lifestyles of the various sects of Orthodox Jewish fundamentalists. Landau (an editor of the Israeli daily Haaretz) examines the resurgence of haredism and its sociopolitical impact. Read full book review >