Search Results: "Eli Horowitz"


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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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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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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 CLOCK WITHOUT A FACE by Mac Barnett
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 15, 2010

"Good luck. (Novelty. 10-15, adult)"
Hours of fun for sharp-eyed puzzle fans. 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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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 >

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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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JUNE 8, 2004, VENUS IN TRANSIT by Eli Maor
NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 2000

"Instead of a single hero who triumphs, however, Maor's cast includes amateurs and professionals, clergymen and sea captains, the wrongheaded and the brilliant—with every one of them lucky enough to witness a transit glorying in their view."
Mathematician Maor (e: The Story of a Number, 1994) turns his attention to astronomy in this enlightening account of the transits of Venus that have taken place over the past five centuries. Read full book review >

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CINNAMON AND GUNPOWDER by Eli Brown
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 4, 2013

"Brown is able to make his narrative both sizzling and swashbuckling."
A novel of pirates in 1819. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 2, 2016

"An exceptional story of compelling interest in a time of school shootings, ethnic and class strife, and other unbound expressions of madness and illness."
Disturbing, sometimes-horrifying story of true crime and justice only partially served. Read full book review >