Books by Hal Marcovitz

HATE CRIMES by Hal Marcovitz
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 1, 2018

"Written in an accessible, episodic style, the message is powerful and disturbing, and this work is a worthy purchase. (source notes, organizations, resources, index) (Nonfiction. 13-18)"
A well-documented overview of contemporary hate crimes and their impacts on victims and communities in the U.S. Read full book review >
THE WAR ON ISIS by Hal Marcovitz
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 1, 2018

"A flawed, facile work that too often conflates ISIS and Islam. (source notes, further reading, index) (Nonfiction. 12-18)"
The cover, engulfed in flames, visually prepares the reader for an inflammatory presentation on ISIS, the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. Read full book review >
THE OPIOID EPIDEMIC by Hal Marcovitz
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 1, 2017

"Both reasoned and impassioned. (notes, further research, index) (Nonfiction. 12-18)"
Marcovitz offers a timely exploration of the issue. Read full book review >
EXPOSING TORTURE by Hal Marcovitz
YOUNG ADULT
Released: March 1, 2015

"Though none of the issues presented is explored in any great depth, this overview provides readers with a useful starting place for further exploration. (glossary, timeline, source notes, bibliography, websites, index) (Nonfiction. 14-18)"
This overview delves into the history of torture, from the flayings, burnings and other brutal methods used in ancient societies to the psychological and sexual torture of the 21st century, and tackles complex ethical and moral questions. Read full book review >