Search Results: "Nir Rosen"


BOOK REVIEW

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

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To go by current polls, most Americans think American troops should be withdrawn from Iraq.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

I REPRESENT SEAN ROSEN by Jeff Baron
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 19, 2013

"An engaging and educational primer on the workings of the movie industry. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Thirteen-year-old Sean has an innovative concept that he believes will transform the entertainment industry. Read full book review >

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SEAN ROSEN IS NOT FOR SALE by Jeff Baron
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 18, 2014

"Readers will relish his bravado, wit and creativity as Sean emerges from his encounters wiser yet still determined to follow his dreams. (Fiction. 11-14)"
A fledgling screenwriter, podcast creator and potential entertainment-industry innovator, 13-year-old Sean is full of ideas. 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 >

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

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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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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

A MAN OF GENIUS by Lynn Rosen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 11, 2016

"Slow but lovingly crafted and complex; a nightstand book for lovers of Wuthering Heights and Bleak House."
The execution of an architect's will reveals complex relationships in Rosen's debut novel. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ALPHABETICAL by Michael Rosen
NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 10, 2015

"A delightfully informative book about letters, their meanings, and the words and meanings we derive from them."
A poet, writer of children's books and host of BBC Radio 4's Word of Mouth tells the history of each letter in our alphabet.Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 7, 2007

"Rigorous, highly informative history written with passion, panache and an appealing bit of attitude."
A former editor and publisher debuts with a polymathic account of the rise and reign of the Emperor Justinian (a.d. 527-565), whose greatest nemesis turned out to be a microscopic terror he could neither see nor identify. Read full book review >