Search Results: "Boaz Yakin"


BOOK REVIEW

JERUSALEM by Boaz Yakin
GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMIC BOOKS
Released: April 16, 2013

"A hefty tableau of beautifully gnashed teeth."
This ambitious graphic novel traces the chaotic, bloody early history of the modern Jewish state in Palestine, focusing on a fractious family living in the hotly contested city of Jerusalem. Read full book review >

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MARATHON by Boaz Yakin
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 19, 2012

"Among the most historically and culturally significant battles ever fought, Marathon gets righteous due—and so does its greatest hero. (Graphic historical fiction. 12-15)"
Retold in expressionistic blurs of action, this account of the battle of Marathon chronicles at once a glorious win for the underdogs and an awe-inspiring personal achievement. Read full book review >

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LIBERTARIANISM by David Boaz
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 15, 1997

"Despite struggling with tunnel-vision, Boaz tries to be an intellectually honest cheerleader for capitalism and produces a work that should be taken seriously. (For another view of libertarianism, see Charles Murray's What It Means to Be a Libertarian, p. 1657.)"
From theoretical roots to contemporary policies, Boaz, who is executive vice president of the Cato Institute, a conservative think tank, presents a solid introduction to a trendy ideology. Read full book review >

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A RICHER DUST by Amy Boaz
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2008

"Readers need know nothing about Lawrence and his circle to become engrossed in this evocative tale."
An attempt to establish a new world Utopia in the American Southwest succumbs to a clash of genders and cultures in this subtly compelling historical novel, the author's debut. Read full book review >

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BEAT by Amy Boaz
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2009

"Satisfyingly subtle and rich."
Boaz follows her debut (A Richer Dust, 2008) with another finely wrought novel rooted in literary history. Read full book review >

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QUARRY by Noel T. Boaz
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 12, 1993

"Peppery, informative bones of contention."
``Have they found it?'' will be the query of most readers. Read full book review >

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ECO HOMO by Noel T. Boaz
NON-FICTION
Released: July 30, 1997

"Boaz's thought-provoking subject makes up for his sometimes clumsy prose style; worth a look by anyone interested in our origins and probable future."
An intensive exploration of our current knowledge of the ecological influences on human evolution. Read full book review >