Search Results: "Abraham H. Foxman"


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JEWS AND MONEY by Abraham H. Foxman
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 9, 2010

"A gentlemanly exhortation to communicate and get involved in the fight against an ancient evil."
A stalwart in the long campaign against anti-Semitism presents rational arguments on the side of reason and understanding. Read full book review >

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VIRAL HATE by Abraham H. Foxman
NON-FICTION
Released: June 4, 2013

"A straightforward, relevant discourse on the pernicious nature of online intimidation."
A swift yet thorough examination of hate speech on the Internet. Read full book review >

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THE SEVENTH BEGGAR by Pearl Abraham
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 15, 2004

"A fascinating and scary tale that collapses under the weight of its own esoterica. Abraham (The Romance Reader, 1995, etc.) rambles maddeningly, and her account may be incomprehensible to any not well-versed in the arcana of Hasidic folklore and theology."
An unrelentingly recondite tale about a young Yeshiva scholar who comes to grief by delving too deeply into the stories of a Hasidic mystic. Read full book review >

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AMERICAN TALIBAN by Pearl Abraham
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2010

"Cutting away from John at the critical moment robs the reader of the opportunity to see his ideals and mettle truly tested, leaving only the ideological travelogue of a disengaged slacker."
A 19-year-old would-be mystic skims the surface of jihad, in Abraham's fourth (The Seventh Beggar, 2005, etc.). Read full book review >

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CUTTING FOR STONE by Abraham Verghese
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 6, 2009

"A bold but flawed debut novel."
There's a mystery, a coming-of-age, abundant melodrama and even more abundant medical lore in this idiosyncratic first novel from a doctor best known for the memoir My Own Country (1994). Read full book review >

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Released: May 3, 1989

An admirable and accessible critique of corporate America's stewardship from a Harvard Business School professor whose field is leadership, not management. Read full book review >

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Released: Aug. 24, 2012

"Warmly and honestly written but sloppily edited and of limited scope."
A coming-of-age memoir about a young man caught between two very different cultures. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 1998

"Although it runs down a little in the last 50 pages or so, this is a compulsively readable and painful book, a work of compassion and intelligence."
The acclaimed author of My Own Country (1996) turns his gaze inward to a pair of crises that hit even closer to home than the AIDS epidemic of which he wrote previously. Read full book review >

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GIVING UP AMERICA by Pearl Abraham
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 1998

"A disappointment whose structural woes have the feel of an unfinished draft."
Can Abraham, whose first novel (The Romance Reader, 1995) was a sleeper hit of considerable merit, avoid the sophomore jinx with her second? Read full book review >

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THE DRAGON'S PATH by Daniel Abraham
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: April 7, 2011

"Will truth and justice prevail? Stay tuned. A pleasure for Abraham's legion of fans."
Finally, the bankers get a fantasy that doesn't involve our pension funds. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2005

"Sure to find readers especially in libraries serving larger Latino populations. (Fiction. 10-13)"
In this sequel to Cecilia's Year (2004), the authors continue their fictionalized biography of their mother, growing up in the Rio Grande Valley of New Mexico in the 1930s. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: July 6, 2010

"A provocative contribution to the energy debate."
Former U.S. Secretary of Energy Abraham advocates a new power-generation strategy for the next 20 years. Read full book review >