Search Results: "David S. Ariel"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 1995

"The evenhanded everything-and-everyone approach may alienate readers committed to one Jewish point of view, and the book has several unproven assumptions stated as facts—yet Ariel provides a remarkably rich and useful one-volume introduction to millennia of Jewish beliefs."
An eclectic exploration of the abiding elements of Jewish belief, covering major ethical, ritual, and theological topics. Read full book review >

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BARREN COVE by Ariel S. Winter
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 26, 2016

"Lyrical, unexpected, and curiously affecting…a story that lodges uneasily in the heart and mind."

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Oct. 25, 2012

"An instructive how-to book and a welcome prescription for troubled couples."
A simple, practical debut guidebook to relationship therapy—without the therapist. Read full book review >

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ONE OF A KIND by Ariel S. Winter
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 5, 2012

"While not unique, this lighthearted story helps children appreciate their own special qualities and build the courage to express them. (Picture book. 4-7)"
For one lonesome boy, fitting in means standing out. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 27, 2010

"Ideal for Eat, Pray, Love fans in search of positive psychological theory."
An amateur scholar's personal exploration of the science of joy, and what her findings mean for American women. Read full book review >

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Released: May 1, 2006

"An imaginative plot and some lively dialogue can't overcome the forced eccentricity of the characters and their facile insights."
An unhappy performance artist imagines herself as a sacrificial lamb in this debut novel. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GET OUT OF MY FACE by David S. Masterton
ADVENTURE
Released: Sept. 30, 1991

Joey has been on Kate's case ever since their parents married, with Linda (Joey's sister) trying to make peace between them. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 16, 1998

"Sometimes too airily dismissive of legitimate challenges, for all that, never less than scintillating, witty, and brilliant."
An enormously erudite and provocative history of how wealth and power became so unevenly distributed between the West and the rest of the world. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: June 14, 2011

"A sharp work of cross-disciplinary criticism that gives new power to a diminished novel."
A provocative overview of the life and afterlife of one of American literature's most important texts. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 16, 2002

"Moore sometimes overstates his case, but perhaps his real value here lies in pointing out how much we don't know about the calculus of development."
Seeking to demolish the "either/or" of genetic determinism vs. environmentalism, Moore (Developmental Psychology/Pitzer College) sounds a clarion—indeed, somewhat strident—call for recognition that genetic and environmental factors interact throughout life to form human traits. Read full book review >