Search Results: "Alon Confino"


BOOK REVIEW

A WORLD WITHOUT JEWS by Alon Confino
NON-FICTION
Released: April 15, 2014

"A thoughtful study that represents Nazism less as a 'banality of evil' and more as an 'intimate brutality.'"
An insightful new study that develops the theme of Jewish annihilation as necessary to the Nazi myth of genesis. Read full book review >

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THE ISRAELI MIND by Alon Gratch
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"A solid overview of how psychology, rather than violence, might provide the way to peace."
An attempt "to forge a comprehensive, provocative, and accessible narrative about the Israeli mind." Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 29, 2016

"Mitchell is careful not to ruffle too many feathers in his analysis, but many readers will wonder if officials on either side will follow his proposals."
A former U.S. senator and diplomatic negotiator considers the history of Palestinian-Israeli diplomacy over three-plus decades and what prospects for peace still exist. Read full book review >

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A Flash of Blue Sky by Alon Preiss
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2016

"A complex literary drama that's heavy on symbolism and existential angst."
A debut novel that presents several intertwined stories, set against the political tumult of the rise and fall of Communism. Read full book review >

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MATTHEW AND THE SEA SINGER by Jill Paton Walsh
ANIMALS
Released: April 30, 1993

"Despite an unfortunate low-budget format: perfection—and a delight. (Fiction. 5+)"
``Once there was a little girl called Birdy who paid a shilling for a living boy,'' begins this enchanting embroidery on the lore of selkies and other fairy creatures, sequel to Birdy and the Ghosties (1989). Read full book review >

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PASSING BY by Yona Tepper
by Yona Tepper, illustrated by Gil-Ly Alon Curiel, translated by Deborah Guthman
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2010

"A gentle story for the young and observant, it taps into the natural curiosity of children. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Comfortably ensconced on the balcony, Yael looks down on her street to see the goings-on. Read full book review >