Search Results: "Nir Hefez"


BOOK REVIEW

ARIEL SHARON by Nir Hefez
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 24, 2006

"Peacemakers are rare in the Middle East today, and this well-written biography is thus particularly timely."
An admiring, if critical, life of the Israeli warrior/politician. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HISTORY
Released: Feb. 1, 2001

"An epilogue chronicles the lives of the three family members after the war; it will not surprise the reader that they all chose to emigrate. (Nonfiction. 12+)"
When Nazi Germany invaded Poland in 1939, Yehuda Nir was nine years old, the son of affluent, well-educated parents. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 2010

"Courageous ground-level reporting."
As the last U.S. combat battalions depart Iraq, a journalist tallies the staggering cost of the invasion and occupation. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GOOD PEOPLE by Nir Baram
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 13, 2016

"As slogs go, this is not the siege of Leningrad. But it'll do."
A German market researcher in Nazi Germany and the daughter of literary dissidents employed by the NKVD in Stalin's USSR are brought face to face with the consequences of their actions. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 8, 2006

"Sobering reading, and yet more evidence against the neocon adventure in the Middle East."
To go by current polls, most Americans think American troops should be withdrawn from Iraq. To judge by freelance journalist Rosen's account, most Iraqis agree. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A LAND WITHOUT BORDERS by Nir Baram
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 11, 2017

"From horror to fatigue to indifference, an important look forward and back that provides a grass-roots sense that one state needs to satisfy sovereignty for all."
An honest and troubling snapshot of Israel—both Palestinian and Israeli—that reveals the creeping realization that a two-state solution may no longer be possible. Read full book review >