Search Results: "Kenaz Filan"


BOOK REVIEW

THE NEW ORLEANS VOODOO HANDBOOK by Kenaz Filan
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2011

"A unique supplementary travel guide for anyone planning a trip to NOLA or readers interested in the city's rich voodoo tradition."
A winning blend of urban and religious history from famed New Orleans Vodou priest Filan (The Power of the Poppy, 2011, etc.). Read full book review >

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MUSICAL MOMENT by Yehoshua Kenaz
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 11, 1995

"Searching tales in a spare prose, close to the bone."
Four stories set against the sharply delineated background of Israel in the 1940's and 50's, with a single narrator who matures into selfhood in an often dangerous world. Read full book review >

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THE WAY TO THE CATS by Yehoshua Kenaz
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 23, 1994

Israeli author Kenaz, published in English for the first time here, probes the perimeter and then the anguished center of helpless old age, to find within bitterness and fear, heroism and a kind of nobility. Read full book review >

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INFILTRATION by Yehoshua Kenaz
Released: Sept. 15, 2003

"An arduous read, but well worth the effort."
A prizewinning 1989 novel exhaustively explores the intersecting lives of Israeli soldiers-to-be. Read full book review >

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RETURNING LOST LOVES by Yehoshua Kenaz
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2001

"Beautifully structured, and an eye-opening composite portrayal of a culture whose complexities we barely comprehend."
One thinks of Grand Hotel, or perhaps Terence Rattigan's popular play Separate Tables, while reading this entertaining Israeli novel, which joins in English translation its acclaimed author's earlier Musical Moment and The Way to the Cats. Read full book review >

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A CITY IS by Norman Rosten
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2004

"Visually, at least, the finest valentine to New York (or at least, two of its five Boroughs) since Kathy Jacobsen's My New York (1993). (Picture book/poetry. 6-9)"
Greenberg's bright, populous Brooklyn and Manhattan street scenes bustle with energy, buoying this undistinguished gathering of posthumously published snippets from poet/playwright Rosten. Read full book review >