Search Results: "Lulla Rosenfeld"


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A LIFE ON THE STAGE by Jacob Adler
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 1999

"A wonderful treat for theater lovers—and for anyone who likes real-life intrigue and emotion rendered with Dostoevskian intensity. (50 photos)"
The legendary actor's juicy memoirs, nicely fleshed out with his granddaughter Rosenfeld's explanatory commentary. Read full book review >

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DIAMOND EYE by Arthur Rosenfeld
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 1, 2001

"Rosenfeld (A Cure for Gravity, 2000) doesn't shrink from florid clichés (the crime lord's beautiful daughter is an internist at Mercy Hospital) or kitchen-sink plotting, but he keeps things moving smartly even before the nifty twist that ties his two plots together into a neat, grisly bow."
Like the post office employees who've made the phrase "going postal" a byword for the mixture of alienating boredom and violence, Inspector Max Diamond, of the US Postal Inspection Service, never seems to have a nice day. Read full book review >

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CLASS by Lucinda Rosenfeld
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 10, 2017

"Comin' at you 'with a copy of Karl Marx's Capital in one hand and a raisin bagel in the other.' Right on, Rosenfeld."
This take-no-prisoners satire puts politically correct urbanites in their place for real. Read full book review >

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HARPOONS by Arthur Rosenfeld
Released: June 15, 1989

A baby theft leads to two gifted West Coast siblings growing up apart, in this failed attempt at black comedy from Rosenfeld (the nonfiction Exotic Animals as Pets, 1987). Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 1995

"Rosenberg reviews all the findings about food and specific bodily breakdowns in alphabetical order from acne (no, chocolate doesn't aggravate it) to vaginal yeast infection (yes, yogurt does work—but not the frozen kind). (First printing of 250,000)"
Writer Jane Stern, that tireless observer of American fads and fancies, recently noted that today's puritan eating obsessions represent a new culinary idea: Food is medicine. Read full book review >

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I’M SO HAPPY FOR YOU by Lucinda Rosenfeld
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 28, 2009

"A black comedy that could have been sharper and funnier."
Rosenfeld (Why She Went Home, 2004, etc.) subversively suggests that best-friendship is as complicated and co-dependent as the average romance. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 21, 2012

"A potent reminder of the explosiveness of 1960s politics and how far elements of the government were (and perhaps still are) willing to go to undermine civil liberties."
A kaleidoscopic look at the FBI's willingness to undermine American citizens during the 1960s. Read full book review >

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THE PRETTY ONE by Lucinda Rosenfeld
Released: Feb. 5, 2013

"A witty character study of that contentious organism: sisterhood."
A sly novel about competition, jealousy and love as experienced by three sisters in New York. Read full book review >

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Released: May 21, 2010

"A year or more of meaningful therapy in a self-help manual."
A book of theories and exercises for those wanting to take control of their lives. Read full book review >

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"A powerful story, told through conversation, that reveals the importance of a genuine and generous connection."
An unlikely friendship is kindled when a young disabled man meets a Holocaust survivor. Read full book review >