Search Results: "Michael Goldfarb"


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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 3, 2009

"A simple, accessible popular history."
Longtime London-based journalist Goldfarb presents a wide-ranging survey of Jewish self-empowerment since the French Revolution. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 22, 2005

"For that, Goldfarb blames the Bush administration, closing with a reasoned but white-hot denunciation of American imperialism. One of the best of the many books to emerge from the Iraq invasion."
A moving tribute, by NPR correspondent Goldfarb, to his Kurdish translator, guide and friend, an early victim of post-conquest terror in Iraq. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 1, 1995

"His assassination theorizing, however, is informed but innocuous. (16 pages b&w photos, not seen) (Author tour)"
Washington lawyer and filmmaker Goldfarb on his experiences in the Kennedy Justice Department during Kennedy's war on organized crime. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 7, 2015

"A highly scientific, impressively researched map to better health through a plant-based diet."
A diet and lifestyle guide based on evolutionary science that compares humans and gorillas. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 20, 1992

"A curate's egg of a book."
A fitfully enlightening exploration of the political transformation of the former Soviet satellites, by Goldfarb (Political and Social Science/New School for Social Research). Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 24, 1995

Lighthearted, glib treatment of a momentously crucial subject. Read full book review >

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THE LAST TAG by Ann I.  Goldfarb
Released: Feb. 3, 2012

"A smart, entertaining time-travel mystery."
After being transported to ancient Roman times, a young man must solve a young girl's murder. Read full book review >

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Released: April 1, 1989

Breezy, cheeky biography of the man who, as director of New York's Museum of Modern Art (MOMA), dominated modern art for decades. Read full book review >

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Released: April 27, 2012

"Droll and diverting; fine characters to follow through time."
Goldfarb's (The Last Tag, 2012, etc.) young-adult adventure takes time-traveling siblings from modern times to a murder mystery in 1930 Arizona. Read full book review >

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MICHAEL NESMITH
by Nick A. Zaino III

Michael Nesmith’s first big job in the music industry didn’t make much sense to him. He was hired—along with Davy Jones, Micky Dolenz, and Peter Tork—to be part of a rock and roll band on television called the Monkees. It would change his life in ways he couldn’t quite comprehend. He addresses this in his new memoir, Infinite Tuesday: An ...


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MICHAEL FRANK
by Marjorie Baumgarten

Perhaps you recognize the names of Irving Ravetch and Harriet Frank Jr. A married couple, they were Hollywood screenwriters responsible for authoring such Oscar-nominated classics as Hud and Norma Rae. Active from the late Forties through the mid-Eighties, the collaborators built a reputation for quality scripts based on their eight films with maverick filmmaker Martin Ritt and their screen adaptations ...


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ÉDOUARD LOUIS
by Rhett Morgan

In 2014 at the age of 22, Édouard Louis published his first novel, The End of Eddy, in France and caused a sensation in the French press. Like another recently celebrated European author, Karl Ove Knausgaard, Louis takes directly from his own life to craft bleak images. Also like Knausgaard, he came under intense media scrutiny as investigative journalists sought ...


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