Search Results: "Eli Hastings"


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CLEARLY NOW, THE RAIN by Eli  Hastings
Released: May 1, 2013

"As elemental, lyrical and cringe-inducing a love story as they come."
A candid, bracing memoir of love, addiction and self-destruction. Read full book review >

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THE PICKLE INDEX by Eli Horowitz
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 10, 2015

"Half-baked Orwell."
A ramshackle circus troupe attempts to rescue its imprisoned ringleader in this political farce/allegory. Read full book review >

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DIASPORA BOY by Eli Valley
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 31, 2017

"For those as interested as the artist in the limits of satire, this audacious, potent collection pushes past them."
A cartoonist's collection of graphic provocations on Zionism, the Diaspora, and Jewish stereotypes. Read full book review >

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THE KOREAN WAR by Max Hastings
Released: Nov. 27, 1987

"The absorbing text has photographs and maps (not seen)."
An overview of the 1950-53 "police action" that ranks with T.R. Fehrenbach's This Kind of War and Bevin Alexander's Korea (1986). Read full book review >

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CATASTROPHE 1914 by Max Hastings
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 24, 2013

"Among the plethora of brilliant accounts of this period, this is one of the best."
Does the world need another book on that dismal year? Absolutely, if it's by Hastings (Inferno: The World at War, 1939-1945, 2011, etc.). After many accounts of World War II, the veteran military historian tries his hand, with splendid results. Read full book review >

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THE LAST MAGAZINE by Michael Hastings
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 17, 2014

"A ribald comedy about doing time in the trenches and the bitter choices that integrity demands."
A posthumous novel about the news business. Read full book review >

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THE COLLECTIVISTIC PREMISE by Eli Merchant
NON-FICTION
Released: April 18, 2013

"A concise, persuasive argument for the importance of the collective in economics."
Merchant offers a collectivistic approach to economics in his debut treatise. Read full book review >

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THE BOY WHO WENT AWAY by Eli Gottlieb
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 17, 1997

"A fine little book."
A first novel about dysfunctional family life and coming of age in suburbia that relies on careful writing and a sly wit to distinguish itself from other narratives in this most contemporary of genres. Read full book review >

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Released: July 1, 1979

"It is a one-sided tale, but it is a side well told."
Yonaton Netanyahu, Yoni, was the 30-year-old leader of the Israeli force that rescued the hostages at Entebbe and he was its only casualty. Read full book review >

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SOULFIRE by Daniel Hastings
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Aug. 15, 2013

"A conceptually promising but unevenly executed fantasy."
In this debut fantasy novel, an amnesiac questions his dreams in which he's a young medieval warrior. Read full book review >