Search Results: "Deborah A. Cohen"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 2014

"If Cohen's book can get more obese people onboard that aforementioned bus, perhaps the conversation can finally move forward."
What can be done about "the public health crisis of our time"? Read full book review >

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NACHSHON, WHO WAS AFRAID TO SWIM by Deborah Bodin Cohen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2009

"Still, a good addition to the holiday canon. (Picture book/religion. 6-9)"
"Brave Nachshon," afraid only of swimming, and his family have been slaves in Egypt for generations. Read full book review >

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Future of the Middle East - United Pan-Arab States by Sam A. Cohen
Released: Aug. 27, 2014

"A highly provocative, if one-sided, perspective not often heard in mainstream discourse."
A prolonged diatribe depicting Israel and the Jews as the greatest obstacles to peace in the Middle East and to the inevitable emergence of stabilized, united Arab states. Read full book review >

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THE ANCILLARY'S MARK by Daniel A. Cohen
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 4, 2010

"An entertaining page-turner, perfect for a young fantasy fan."
Indebted to classic fantasy novels, a sweet story of good's triumph over evil for young adult readers. Read full book review >

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ENGINEER ARI AND THE PASSOVER RUSH by Deborah Bodin Cohen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2015

"Children and adults will be charmed by the latest in this amiable series. (glossary, author's note) (Picture book. 3-5)"
On his last run to Jerusalem before the Passover holiday, Engineer Ari manages to gather all the necessary items for his Seder plate, arriving home exhausted just before the holiday's ceremonial dinner begins. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 2001

"Timely and provocative reading in a era of drum-beating."
Strategy analyst Cohen challenges the view that wars are best fought by military technicians without civilian interference. Read full book review >

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ENGINEER ARI AND THE SUKKAH EXPRESS by Deborah Bodin Cohen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2010

"An author's note provides background on the original Jerusalem-to-Jaffa line. (glossary) (Picture book/religion. 3-6)"
Engineer Ari, the first conductor of the new train from Jaffa to Jerusalem, builds a Sukkah with friends Nathaniel and Jesse using wood left over from laying the new tracks. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 3, 2017

"An argument, likely to fall on sympathetic ears in Washington, that when it comes to power and armaments, more is better."
Talk is cheap, but a fleet of aircraft carriers and plenty of nukes—that's something. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 15, 2011

"A delightful-to-read piece of American history."
Cohen (Strategic Studies/Johns Hopkins Univ.; Military Misfortunes: The Anatomy of Failure in War, 2005, etc.) turns his youthful fascination with the writings and stories of Francis Parkman, Kenneth Roberts and others into an engaging account of the wars fought on the "Great Warpath." Read full book review >

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THE DRAGON'S LEGACY by Deborah A. Wolf
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 4, 2017

"Wolf writes for a big screen: the smaller, human moments struggle for room to breathe."
Characters spread across three continents prepare for war and cataclysm in Wolf's debut novel, the first part of a trilogy. Read full book review >