Search Results: "David Horowitz"


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 >

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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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: March 22, 1989

Best known as biographers of wealthy American families (The Rockefellers, The Kennedys, The Fords), Collier and Horowitz are also former New Leftists who once edited the Movement's standard-bearer, Ramparts magazine. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE ROOSEVELTS by Peter Collier
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 1, 1994

"Others—well-read in Roosevelt literature and not titillated by the bickering—will find it irritating."
A dubious new examination of the Roosevelt clan by the team that has previously delved into the lives of several American dynasties. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SOON BABOON SOON by Dave Horowitz
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2005

"A quick but thematically and sonically satisfying concert. (Picture book. 6-8)"
"Chimpanzees play timpani. / Lemurs laugh along. / Orangutans bang everythang. Gorilla's got a GONG." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE PRETTY PRETTY BUNNY by Dave Horowitz
ANIMALS
Released: Jan. 1, 2011

"Bold, cartoon-style illustrations use speech balloons and sound-effect phrases for added humor. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Narcissa is a bunny with an issue: Arrogance and conceit are some descriptors that might fit the bill. Read full book review >

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DUCK, DUCK, MOOSE by Dave Horowitz
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2009

"The nugget of warmth here is in the First Law of Moving—whether it be for a vacation or away from home altogether, it may very well result in the unexpected reaction of happiness. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Moose embodies Newton's First Law of Motion: Bodies at rest stay at rest. Read full book review >

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A MONKEY AMONG US by Dave Horowitz
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2004

"A brief but engaging showcase, not too abstract for younger listeners and viewers to enjoy. (Picture book. 4-6)"
Rambunctious wordplay and big, stylized, Chris Raschka-like illustrations are the order of the day in this jazzy debut. Read full book review >