Search Results: "David Horowitz"


BOOK REVIEW

HOROWITZ by Harold C. Schonberg
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 1992

The former senior music critic for The New York Times details the career of legendary pianist Vladimir Horowitz (1902-89), who has been the subject of a previous biography (Glenn Plaskin's Horowitz, 1983) as well as of a volume of personal memoirs (David Dubal's Evenings with Horowitz, 1991—not reviewed). Read full book review >

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DAVID by Mary Hoffman
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Oct. 11, 2011

"Nonfiction masquerading as a novel and failing as either sort of narrative. (character list, historical note, glossary) (Historical fiction. 13 & up)"
The author of the Stravaganaza series reveals the muse behind Michelangelo's David. Read full book review >

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BLOODY HOROWITZ by Anthony Horowitz
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"Fans of the previous collections will be right at home. (Horror/short stories. 9-13)"
The creator of Alex Rider follows his two Horowitz Horror anthologies with a new collection of 14 bloody stories. Read full book review >

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TWENTY-SIX PIRATES by David Horowitz
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 27, 2013

"Aye mateys, heave-ho with this bounty of pirate silliness. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Yo ho ho, it's an alphabetical parade of pirates—by name! Read full book review >

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CHICO THE BRAVE by David Horowitz
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 10, 2012

"A humorous, original tale about one plucky clucker, distinguished by vibrantly colored, cartoonish illustrations that match the text's hilarity on every page. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Chico is a chicken—in both senses—until adventure earns him the title "The Brave." Read full book review >

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HOROWITZ AND MRS. WASHINGTON by Henry Denker
Released: Aug. 22, 1979

"Denker has stewed up two stereotypes into familiar applesauce—based on the best of intentions, perhaps, but mush just the same."
Guess who's coming to nurse that bigoted old Jewish sour pickle, the widower Horowitz, a 70-year-old heart patient? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 1998

"Interested readers will be better served reading the author's vastly superior Radical Son: A Generational Odyssey (1997)."
An ineffective diatribe against all things on the left of the political spectrum. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DAVID BOWIE by Paul Trynka
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 18, 2011

"Bowie nerds will love it, and music nerds will admire it; regular nerds and most others will think it's about 150 pages too long."
Everything you always wanted to know about the Thin White Duke. Everything. Read full book review >

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DAVID COPPERFIELD by Charles Dickens
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 1995

"Marks's storytelling skills are further demonstrated by the different sizes of the pictures, their distribution, and layout—on the whole, they evocatively conjure this hearty tale, and will send readers off to the original. (Picture book. 8-12)"
A more or less self-contained excerpt from the novel, in a creative abridgement done by Dickens for one of his public readings (Anthea Bell's afterword provides notes about these performances and the texts Dickens prepared for them). Read full book review >

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RADICAL SON by David Horowitz
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 12, 1997

"Regardless of one's opinion on his present politics, Horowitz's searching reminiscences are a valuable contribution to the literature of dissent. (8 pages b&w photos, not seen) (Author tour)"
A sharply detailed, panoramic memoir of a ``red diaper'' baby and leftist activist who converted to political conservatism. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 1999

"Although occasionally blurred by egotism, invective, and repetition, these essays will both aggravate and amuse."
This collection of screeds by self-styled conservative columnist David Horowitz (The Politics of Bad Faith, 1998; Radical Son, 1997; etc.) lampoons what he views as the destructive orthodoxies blindly embraced by liberal apologists. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2000

"Politics may indeed be 'war by other means,' as Horowitz claims—but who would dare to argue otherwise with an author so addicted to name-calling and the frontal assault?"
With this latest set of incendiary essays, Horowitz (Hating Whitey and Other Progressive Causes, 1999, etc.) carves out his niche as the St. Augustine of the American Right—a convert from the Left who sees the world as a struggle between the faith he has embraced and the one he has rejected. Read full book review >