Search Results: "Eli 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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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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CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 14, 2012

"Far more than a summer romance, this is a tribute to those left behind. (Fiction. 11-15)"
Daniel (E.) Anderson looks back on the summer he fell in love and finally came to terms with his soldier brother's death. Read full book review >

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ELI, NO! by Katie Kirk
by Katie Kirk, illustrated by Katie Kirk
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2011

"Adult readers might want to suggest his family be in touch with the BadDog Trainers whose card appears on the opening spread; children will simply enjoy the havoc. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Geometric shapes, matte colors and few words tell the story of a beloved but not entirely trained pup. Read full book review >

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ELI REMEMBERS by Ruth Vander Zee
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"While its message is universally significant, its use will be most effective in introductory Holocaust discussions and curriculum. (Picture book. 12-15)"
On each Rosh Hashanah eve, Eli watches his great-grandmother light seven memorial candles, say a prayer and shed a tear over the blessing. 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 >

BOOK REVIEW

THE NEW WORLD by Chris Adrian
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 5, 2015

"People do a lot of weeping in this book. Maybe that's meant to compensate for its lack of emotional depth."
Imagine a more benign Brave New World yoked with a short love story from a New Yorker back issue.Read full book review >

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ELI THE GOOD by Silas House
FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"Readers will want to keep an eye out for future works by this talented writer. (Historical fiction. 12 & up)"
The summer of 1976 was when ten-year-old Eli Book first knew his father, when he "first saw the war inching its way beneath his skin, behind his eyes." Read full book review >

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HILDE AND ELI by David A. Adler
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Oct. 15, 1994

"A sensitive but unsentimental account. (Nonfiction/Picture book. 8-12)"
Hilde Rosenzweig and Eli Lax were two of the 1.5 million Jewish children who were victims of the Nazi's ``Final Solution.'' Hilde was not yet ten when Hitler came to power in Germany and her happy childhood was disrupted as she and her family attempted to escape from Nazi persecution. 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 >

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THE SILENT HISTORY by Eli Horowitz
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 10, 2014

"An intriguing but less propulsive entry in an unusually robust year for linguistic thrillers."
The world reels with shock and dismay when an entire generation of children is born without the ability to create or comprehend language. Read full book review >

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THE ASCENT OF ELI ISRAEL by Jon Papernick
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2002

"At best, Papernick's tales are like modern Afghan rugs, tanks hidden amid the glorious patterns; at worst, they are sentimental, or simply tools to deliver hypnotic ethnic tidbits."
A first collection about the difficulties of the modern-day Promised Land—explored through contrasting mysticisms. Read full book review >