Search Results: "Oren Lavie"


BOOK REVIEW

THE BEAR WHO WASN'T THERE by Oren Lavie
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 4, 2016

"The picture book as a whole isn't quite all there, but the pictures are sublime. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A text-heavy picture book presents an existential quandary… Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 3, 2017

"As a travel writer, Liebermann is a work in progress, but the talent is there, needing only to be honed and refined."
A Jerusalem-based CNN correspondent's memoir of round-the-world travel with a near-fatal disease. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 7, 2010

"An intriguing history for serious students of the history of science."
The strange story of an oddball scientist who developed a mathematical approach to understanding altruism. Read full book review >

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A MAN LIES DREAMING by Lavie Tidhar
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 8, 2016

"A wholly original Holocaust story: as outlandish as it is poignant."
A down-on-his-luck Hitler, now working as a private detective in London, searches for a missing Jewish girl in this wild, noir-infused alternative history from genre-bender Tidhar (Osama, 2011, etc.)Read full book review >

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Released: May 1, 1996

"An eye-opening trip through the land of sleep by a thoroughly professional guide."
An entertaining albeit at times rather academic discussion of what research has uncovered about the nature of sleep and sleep disorders. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 3, 2014

"Comprehensible, practical advice that shuns yo-yo dieting and exhaustive exercise regimens for a more lenient lifestyle in which having some body fat is actually good for you."
New insights into the pros and cons of body fat. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 15, 2007

"Of considerable interest in that difficult time: well argued, and full of telling moments."
American involvement in Middle Eastern affairs is hardly new—and, writes historian Oren (Six Days of War, 2001, etc.), mostly "graced with good intentions." Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 2001

"Careful and well documented: Oren (Senior Fellow/Shalem Center, Jerusalem) finds fault on all sides of the conflict, which is sure to earn him critics everywhere he turns. Essential reading for anyone seeking to understand the history of the troubled region."
A thoroughgoing analysis of the events that combusted 35 years ago to produce a maelstrom in the Middle East. Read full book review >

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ALLY by Michael B. Oren
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 23, 2015

"Even before its publication, Oren's book has been attacked, based on culls of provocative pieces. Readers would do well to attend to the entire text of this fluent, important political memoir."
The former Israeli ambassador to the United States balances his personal story with his ambassadorial history. Read full book review >

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REUNION by Michael B. Oren
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 1, 2003

"A standard cast-of-characters tale, formulaic but decently done."
First fiction from a bestselling Middle East historian: a story, based in part on his father's WWII reminiscences, of an army reunion commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 9, 2000

"Standard business leadership exhortations, already well-trafficked by the likes of Tom Peters and, for that matter, good old Road Runner himself. (B&w cartoons throughout) ($100,000 ad/promo)"
Sensible and decent, albeit hyperventilated and not exactly original, behavioral advice for business managers in the new millennium, served up by consultants Bell and Harari. Read full book review >