Search Results: "Hasia R. Diner"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 2009

"A work of towering research and conviction that will surely enliven academic debates for years to come."
Diner (American Jewish History/New York Univ.; The Jews of the United States, 1654 to 2000, 2004, etc.) hurls a passionate, well-delineated attack on the conventional view that postwar Jews and survivors wanted to forget the Holocaust rather than memorialize the tragedy. Read full book review >

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LOWER EAST SIDE MEMORIES by Hasia R. Diner
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 2000

"Admirably researched, this offers a perceptive revisionist analysis of American Jewry's most distinctive former address."
A provocative account of how the Lower East Side of New York became a mythical citation in the American Jewish narrative. Read full book review >

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MINNIE’S DINER by Dayle Ann Dodds
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2004

"The result is a lively alternative to the similarly themed likes of Stuart Murphy's Double the Ducks (2002), illustrated by Valerie Petrone, or Carol Losi's 512 Ants on Sullivan Street (1997), illustrated by Patrick Merrell. (Picture book. 5-7)"
Hopping onto the math-concepts bandwagon, Dodds ties the idea of "doubling" to a slender storyline. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 2011

"Even meat-lovers may find some tempting, healthful substitutions in this worthwhile homage to the diner-dedicated vegan."
A former meat-lover puts a vegan twist on the diner experience. Read full book review >

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INSIDE THE SLIDY DINER by Laurel Snyder
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2008

"Here's a diner well worth repeated visits—but steer clear of the 'chocolate' milk. (Picture book. 6-9)"
In as fine a game of Grossout as ever was, a child squires an anxious-looking friend around a diner in which, she claims, the cuisine runs to Pumpkin Asparagus Pie and Greasily Niblets, the floor is so slick that booths sometimes slide out into the street and the proprietor is decidedly witchy: "Sometimes Ethelmae grins at you, and you can see her tooth." Read full book review >

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R-HU by Leslie Scalapino
Released: Sept. 1, 2000

"Demanding and strange, at times curiously affecting, more often simply infuriating."
The r-hu, we're told, is a Mongolian stringed instrument. Read full book review >

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A&R by Bill Flanagan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2000

Debut about the music industry by a writer who's in it and loves it, discords and all. Read full book review >

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MAXIM'S ALL NIGHT DINER by Mikka Haugaard
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 25, 2017

"Too twee for its own good. (Fiction. 8-10)"
Annabel's curious about witches; will that be the end of her? Read full book review >

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LAST DINER STANDING by Terri L. Austin
Released: Dec. 3, 2012

"Austin's second course has the menu of feisty underemployed gal detective with a side order of romance down pat."
A waitress helps a friend charged with assaulting her worthless ex-husband. Read full book review >

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GIL’S ALL FRIGHT DINER by A. Lee Martinez
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2005

"Promising launch for a buddy horror series. Who's next: Frankenstein?"
A first novel explores the dynamics of the horror novel and comes up with Wolf Man Meets H.P. Lovecraft. Read full book review >

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UNCLE PHIL'S DINER by Helena Clare Pittman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 3, 1998

"A charming reminiscence. (Picture book. 5-7)"
On a wintry Sunday morning, Ruthie and her papa set out to walk nine blocks through a snow storm to have breakfast at Uncle Phil's diner. Read full book review >