Search Results: "Harel Shapira"


BOOK REVIEW

WAITING FOR JOSÉ by Harel Shapira
Released: May 1, 2013

"A valuable look at the birth of a populist paramilitary formation, one whose opponents may not dismiss so easily after reading this evenhanded book."
A blend of sociology and journalism informs this account of time spent among the self-professed guardians of the U.S.-Mexico border. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ANGEL IN A FOREIGN CITY by Moti Shapira
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 11, 2007

"A finely constructed cat-and-mouse detective novel."
An Israeli detective from Los Angeles rides into Mexico City like a knight in slightly tarnished armor determined to rescue a young girl from ruthless kidnappers. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE KEY TO MY HEART by Nira Harel
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2003

"But they just work themselves into the tale, a slice of everyday where not everything is expected, nor needs, to make sense. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Newcomer Harel recounts a story of a pleasingly ordinary day accompanied by mildly amicable artwork that sports just the right touch. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BEN-GURION by Anita Shapira
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 25, 2014

"A brief but full-color biography of an essential leader."
In her valuable new biography, Shapira (Emerita, Humanities/Tel Aviv Univ.; Israel: A History, 2012) provides a concise appraisal of a founding father of the nation that was once only the dream of generations.Read full book review >