Books by Robert Rosenberg

Isles of the Blind by Robert Rosenberg
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2016

"An empathetic, challenging examination of familial secrets, shame, and solidarity.
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In Rosenberg's (This Is Not Civilization, 2004) second novel, a man attempts to "resolve the puzzle" of his relationship with his late, estranged brother.Read full book review >
THIS IS NOT CIVILIZATION by Robert Rosenberg
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 16, 2004

"Nevertheless, an intelligent, earnest, and highly readable first novel."
An ambitious, bighearted debut transforms Rosenberg's own experiences as a Peace Corps volunteer in Asia Minor and the American Southwest into an absorbing, if top-heavy, tale of economic crisis and cultural incompatibility. Read full book review >
AN ACCIDENTAL MURDER by Robert Rosenberg
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 11, 1999

"Better wait for this gifted author's next installment."
Who better to write a best-selling memoir than Avram Cohen, retired chief of Jerusalem's Criminal Investigation Division (House of Guilt, 1996). Read full book review >
HOUSE OF GUILT by Robert Rosenberg
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 10, 1996

"Written in the shadow of the Hebron massacre, Rosenberg's chilling vision of a dozen warring national and religious parties—each serenely convinced of its absolute justification- -has been confirmed rather than dated by the Rabin assassination."
However unhappy his retirement from the Jerusalem police has been, former Deputy Commander Avram Cohen (The Cutting Room, 1993, etc.) doesn't intend to get dragged back into an investigation just because an influential somebody cracks a whip. Read full book review >
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 18, 1996

"Secret Soldier adds much to our understanding of Israel's covert fighting arm."
A revealing account of a 25-year career in the Israeli special forces. Read full book review >
THE CUTTING ROOM by Robert Rosenberg
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 24, 1993

"All of Rosenberg's characters, even his walk-ons, leave an indelible impression."
Fired from his job as Jerusalem's chief of investigations after his Gordian resolution of Crimes of the City (1991), Avram Cohen accepts his old friend filmmaker Max Broder's oft-urged invitation to Hollywood—only to find Max dead, an apparent suicide, and The Survivor's Secrets, his film about his escape from Dachau with Cohen and Bernard Levine, pulled from release by the withdrawal of Epica Productions. Read full book review >