Search Results: "Leonard Rosen"


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ALL CRY CHAOS by Leonard Rosen
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"First in a proposed series, though it's hard to imagine its sequels topping it for sheer chutzpah."
Calling all fans of fractals, international-criminal conspiracies and the End of Days: Your ship has come in. Read full book review >

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THE TENTH WITNESS by Leonard Rosen
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 15, 2013

"If it's hard to wring new headlines from Nazi industrialists, Rosen uses this familiar background to tell a story as heartfelt as it is ambitious."
Years before the events of Henri Poincaré's striking debut (All Cry Chaos, 2011), the future Interpol agent, now a consulting engineer, gets dragged into an equally grueling case when his treasure hunt turns into a Nazi hunt. Read full book review >

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DEATH AND STRUDEL by Dorothy Rosen
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 1, 2000

"Still, if you liked Death and Blintzes (1985), this will probably also be your cup of Mogen David."
Oy, are there problems at Boston's Charles Street Pharmacy for widowed salesclerk Belle Appleman to solve. Read full book review >

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WOUNDABOUT by Lev Rosen
by Lev Rosen, illustrated by Ellis Rosen
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 23, 2015

"Appealing and pleasingly thoughtful. (Fiction. 9-12)"
A cliff-top river town, subterranean tunnels, and gearwork essentials figure in an intriguing steampunk fantasy. Read full book review >

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SUCH GOOD GIRLS by R.D. Rosen
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 9, 2014

"The emotional toll of silence and victimhood, rendered through intimate detail and rich historical context."
Through the stories of three fortunate Jewish girls—one Polish, one French, one Dutch—the author reveals "hidden children" as an unexplored facet of Holocaust research. Read full book review >

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DOLLFACE by Renée Rosen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 5, 2013

"Once it finds its stride, this novel achieves a breathless finish."
A flapper marries into Chicago's North Side mob shortly before that gang challenges Al Capone's South Siders for control of Chicago's rackets. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2005

"Fool's gold would be too generous a description."
An uneven study of the California Gold Rush. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 10, 2011

"Contains elements of interest to the serious baseball fan, but this one is for Yankees die-hards only."
A look at the performance of the New York Yankees' relief pitchers during the 2010 season, featuring interviews, game recaps and anecdotes. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2000

"It'd be lovely to read a more fully fleshed-out family reminiscence, but this is a disappointment."
How do we mix ancient wisdom and modern technology? The author of Eve's Apple (1997) and former culture editor of the Forward seeks an answer. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 2012

"As frothy as a ballpark beer."
Just in time for St. Patrick's Day—a celebration of the many men (and one woman) of Irish descent who have densely populated professional baseball, especially in its earliest decades. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 2002

"Not just for the holidays, but for all who treasure American popular music: a perfect gift."
Informative and thoughtful account of a song that became a wartime anthem, pioneered the evolution of holiday music, and "paved the way for the new music" sold on records rather than as sheet music. Read full book review >