Search Results: "Gabriel Cohen"


BOOK REVIEW

THE GRAVING DOCK by Gabriel Cohen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 15, 2007

"Cohen's second procedural believably captures the rhythms and interactions of a busy urban precinct. Everyman Jack, struggling to do the right thing, merits devotion."
A grim child murder, a crooked partner, a skittish fiancée: Detective Jack Leightner (Red Hook, 2001) is getting too old for this. Read full book review >

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NEPTUNE AVENUE by Gabriel Cohen
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 5, 2009

"An impeccable procedural plus a poignant love story, intelligent, understated and refreshing."
A murdered friend, a beautiful widow and the borough of Brooklyn loom large in this superb installment from NYPD Detective Jack Leightner (The Graving Dock, 2007, etc.). Read full book review >

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THE NINTH STEP by Gabriel Cohen
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 8, 2010

"Deftly plotted and convincingly written. Cohen (Neptune Avenue, 2009, etc.) once more does the genre proud."
In a spellbinding return, Brooklyn homicide detective Jack Leightner investigates a murder in the family. Read full book review >

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BOOMBOX by Gabriel Cohen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2007

"Cohen's first novel (Red Hook, 2001) was an exceptionally well-done police procedural. Readers may find this a mixed bag, however: a rich, inviting prose style coupled with a relentlessly gloomy worldview."
A beautifully written, thoroughly depressing novel about the racial divide. Read full book review >

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RED HOOK by Gabriel Cohen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 15, 2001

"The protagonist is flawed, often self-hating, and yet deeply sympathetic in this accomplished first novel: a police procedural with heart."
Brooklyn homicide detective Jack Leightner reacts violently to the dead body, and at first can't understand why. Read full book review >

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THE ANDY COHEN DIARIES by Andy Cohen
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 11, 2014

"The flamboyant talk show host delivers an entirely expected book: a glitzy, glamorous, goofy look at 365 days of a charmed showbiz life."
Cable TV's dishiest guy at his dishy best. Read full book review >

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LOSING GABRIEL by Lurlene McDaniel
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 14, 2016

"A standard weeper. (Fiction. 13-18)"
The lives of three high schoolers become deeply entangled around the birth of a child. Read full book review >

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BENJAMIN V. COHEN by William Lasser
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 1, 2001

"Solid if sometimes plodding, a valuable addition to the historical literature."
A painstakingly documented life of an unsung hero—or villain, depending on your point of view—in the making of the liberal state. Read full book review >

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TWO-GUN COHEN by Daniel S. Levy
NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 26, 1997

"A diverting tale of the life and crimes of a unique Old China Hand, intertwined with the story of modern China. (8 pages photos, not seen)"
Soon after the turn of the century a Jewish Cockney adventurer arrived in Canada, seeking his—or somebody's—fortune. Read full book review >

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THE HAUNTING OF GABRIEL ASHE by Dan Poblocki
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2013

"An atmospheric, creepy ghost story best read at night. (Horror. 10-15)"
Gabe Ashe deals with friendship drama while a supernatural mystery closes in on him. Read full book review >