Search Results: "Hendrik Hertzberg"


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¡OBÁMANOS! by Hendrik Hertzberg
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 2, 2009

"The perfect book with which to recall and appreciate the significance of Obama's journey to the White House."
A collection of astute articles penned as longtime New Yorker writer Hertzberg (Politics: Observations and Arguments, 1966-2004, 2004, etc.) watched Barack Obama's historic presidential campaign. Read full book review >

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POLITICS by Hendrik Hertzberg
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 13, 2004

"Superb writing, subtle thinking. Just the thing for politics junkies and journalism buffs, especially those wondering who merits wearing Izzy Stone's mantle today."
One of American journalism's brightest intellectual lights shines forth in a fine—and long overdue—selection from four decades of work. Read full book review >

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MAN AND WIFE IN AMERICA by Hendrik Hartog
NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 2000

"For students of marriage and family law, an historic panorama, most revealing of the connections in the evolution of marriage from an autocracy to a partnership."
An illuminating look at how law and custom shaped marriage in the 19th century and how those practices echo into the 21st. Read full book review >

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YOUNG JERRY FORD by Hendrik Booraem V
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2013

"A revealing portrait of the formative years of a future president of the United States. (Biography. 10-14)"
A vivid, colorful and insightful biography of the 38th president of the United States looks at his childhood and adolescence. Read full book review >

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JENFORD by Hendrik E. Sadi
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 11, 2008

"Subtle, patient and absolutely lovely."
A beautiful, wide-reaching story of the families who live and die in Upland, a bucolic American settlement in decline. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 1998

"But for a first-rate thinker and writer like Hertzberg, this book has a disappointingly diffuse, sometimes even slapdash quality to it. ($40,000 ad/promo; author tour)"
A bit of a hodgepodge: part an anthropological attempt to distill the Jews' essential characteristics, part history lite, and part mini-profiles of premodern and modern Jews, as well as Hertzberg's autobiographical anecdotes. Read full book review >