Search Results: "Eyal Eilat"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: July 14, 2011

"A quirky, entertaining tale for ages 6 to 11, interwoven with humor, real-world information about animal behavior and compassion for animals who must survive the daily challenges that nature throws at them—and the consequences of human endeavor."
Israeli author Samos mixes real-life animal lore into a colorful tale of woodland creatures banding together when humankind encroaches on their forest home. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 14, 2012

"An intelligent though sometimes dense examination of moral courage and its consequences."
Press (Absolute Convictions: My Father, a City, and the Conflict That Divided America, 2006) returns with a disquisition on conscience, "about the mystery of what impels people to…stop, say no, resist." Read full book review >

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FEELING SMART by Eyal Winter
NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 30, 2014

"No special knowledge of game theory or of economic theory is required to follow Winter's arguments, and his insights about human behavior range over a variety of areas: politics, religion, sex, marriage and art. A lively, accessible work."
A Humboldt Prize-winning Israeli scholar of behavioral economics advances the concept of rational emotions in a book filled with fascinating studies and personal anecdotes. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 7, 2006

"An important, though partisan, history of an issue that has polarized the nation."
The son of a Buffalo gynecologist caught in the abortion wars charts the history of the pro-life movement and examines the effects of the murder of another doctor, a family friend and colleague, on the city, the movement and the nation. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 1, 2012

"The successes and sufferings of the Beers and Sassoons makes for interesting material (Rachel was poet Siegfried's aunt), but the authors missed an important opportunity to concentrate more on Rachel's success in running her newspapers."
Portrait of two important late-19th-century English families and their connection to the newspaper industry. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: July 1, 2004

"Horrifying yet mesmerizing: the authors never overplay a potentially melodramatic hand, and no reader will fail to admire the Ovitzes. (16 pp. b&w photos, not seen)"
The true story of seven dwarves, a family of performers who survived the Holocaust. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2011

"A small but important step, if not toward peace, then perhaps toward understanding."
The Peace Research Institute in the Middle East (PRIME) constructs an innovative textbook juxtaposing the historical narratives of two peoples in seemingly endless conflict. Read full book review >