Search Results: "Amos Bad Bull Heart"


BOOK REVIEW

THE LIFE AND DEATH OF CRAZY HORSE by Russell Freedman
BIOGRAPHY
Released: April 1, 1996

A spectacular match: Freedmans tale of the great Oglala Siouxs career is coupled with 50 black-and-white pictographs done by a tribal historian. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"Heart's comprehensive exploration of the female sexual experience will be a poignant guide for women of all ages."
Heart (My Sweet Wild Dance, 2009, etc.) guides women through orgasm with thoroughness and sincerity. Read full book review >

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SUDDENLY IN THE DEPTHS OF THE FOREST by Amos Oz
ANIMALS
Released: March 21, 2011

"Flawed, but intriguing and unusual. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Matti and Maya live in a remote village in which there are no animals. Read full book review >

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UNDER THIS BLAZING LIGHT by Amos Oz
NON-FICTION
Released: April 26, 1995

"Whether these musings touch upon the kibbutz, Israeli literature, or his early years in Jerusalem, Oz captivates the reader with his elegantly poetic voice."
Adapted from articles, interviews, and lectures from the 1960s and '70s, this is a provocative collection on Israeli society by one of the country's foremost novelists. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 5, 1997

"One could not ask for a more informed and discerning guide than Elon to both what is tiresomely old and startlingly new between Israeli Jews and their Arab antagonists and partners."
Twenty-one sparkling essays (originally published in the New York Review of Books and elsewhere) on Israel and the Middle East, covering the period from the Six-Day War up to Benjamin Netanyahu's recent election as Israel's prime minister, by the insightful veteran Israeli journalist, historian, and biographer. Read full book review >

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SHANGHAI STATION by Bartle Bull
Released: Feb. 1, 2004

"Not terribly tense, and there's more than a whiff of prewar Hollywood in the stagy dialogue. Maybe a sequel will pick up steam."
Fleeing Russia and rampaging Bolsheviks, a count and his son set up shop as aristotrainers in 1918 Shanghai, a city with plenty of ethnopolitical problems of its own. Read full book review >

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FINDER by Emma Bull
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Feb. 1, 1994

"Despite the unnecessary last 50 pages: a refreshing, ingenious hardcover debut."
Elfland has returned, magically inserting itself into modern America; in the buffer zone between the two, Bordertown, where magic works alongside electricity and gas supplies, congregate misfits and refugees from both our reality and Elfland. Read full book review >

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THE WHITE RHINO HOTEL by Bartle Bull
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 1992

"Much ground is covered, but since the time is short, the stories are well contained."
First fiction, set at the end of WW I, in which a frontier Kenyan hotel provides rest, shelter, and large drinks to a fugitive Gypsy, wounded Tommies, murderous Irishmen, scheming Portuguese colonials, displaced Germans, an American cowboy, and a pretty Welsh woman. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 1997

"Warm, funny, plump with insight, a book that readers will pass on to friends and friends of friends, whether they're recovering from broken hearts or in need of a recipe for blueberry butter."
Enchanting, funny, and perceptive reflections on recovering from a disastrous love affair, woven together with recipes for making jams, jellies, and pickles. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DON'T CALL IT NIGHT by Amos Oz
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 1996

"A perfectly pitched comedy, expertly translated, and one of Oz's most attractive and accomplished books."
A vividly and affectionately detailed picture of Israeli village life—and of what might be called a JulyOctober relationship—by acclaimed essayist and novelist Oz (Under This Blazing Light, 1995; Fima, 1993, etc.). Read full book review >