Search Results: "Marwan Bishara"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 2012

"Unlike John R. Bradley's skeptical After the Arab Spring (2012), Bishara does not believe the Islamists are poised to co-opt the revolution, but sees more 'creative thinking' in the Arab transformation."
Al-Jazeera English's chief political analyst offers a keen, journalistic look at the making of the Arab Spring and its ramifications. Read full book review >

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RELATIVITY by Cristin Bishara
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 10, 2013

"This tidy 'what if?' adventure isn't clever enough to go to the head of the debut class. (Science fiction. 14-18)"
In Bishara's debut novel, a portal to parallel universes offers a tempting escape to a teenager unhappy with a recent family move. Read full book review >

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Beating the NBA: Tales From a Frugal Fan by Motez Bishara
NON-FICTION
Released: June 8, 2013

"A thoroughly enjoyable read and a useful tool for any serious NBA fan."
Bishara, in a must-read for professional-basketball junkies, chronicles his journey as he sees 25 National Basketball Association games without paying face value for the tickets. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 8, 2008

"Conspiracy theorists will find her notes on the fate of Arafat and his inner circle to be of interest, but otherwise this is pretty thin gruel."
A Lebanese-American woman falls in love with a Palestinian activist, and starry-eyed romance gives way to disappointment, culture clash and a custody battle. Read full book review >

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THE ANGEL by Uri Bar-Joseph
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 2, 2016

"Well-researched and candidly told, this book deserves shelf space next to volumes on Vladimir Vetrov and Kim Philby."
A detailed biography of Ashraf Marwan (1944-2007), an Egyptian national and Israel's most vital informant. Read full book review >