Search Results: "Ori Brafman"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: June 3, 2008

"One of those rare books that explains the obvious in ways that are not obvious at all."
Economist Ori Brafman and his psychologist brother Rom explain why "the more there is on the line, the easier it is to get swept into an irrational decision." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 13, 2013

"For some readers, there won't be much news here, but for others—particularly those down the chain from Dempsey—there's much good food for thought in Brafman's sometimes-brash assertions."
Pop psych meets pop business in Brafman's (co-author: Click: The Forces Behind How We Fully Engage with People, Work, and Everything We Do, 2011, etc.) latest outing in the land of counterintuition, written with the assistance of leadership expert Pollack. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WASHING THE DEAD by Michelle Brafman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 14, 2015

"Sincere but long-winded, Brafman's story cycles through a limited range of emotional chords, to numbing effect."
After decades spent suppressing sad and angry feelings toward her mother for adultery and the destruction of her childhood happiness, it's time for anguished Barbara Blumfield to make peace with her parent and herself. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Nov. 1, 2005

"A valuable resource for both art history enthusiasts and students of comparative religion."
Archetypes of grace and awe, symbols inspired by the three great monotheistic faiths have undergirded most Western art. This accessible study decodes the language of those symbols and illuminates art and faith anew. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHICKEN IN THE KITCHEN by Ori Ayalon
by Ori Ayalon, illustrated by Ori Ayalon, developed by Touchoo
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 22, 2011

"It's certainly not the most attractive app on the market, but its twitchy, cackling, dance-happy main character has a certain air of mystery that's hard to resist. (iPad storybook app. 18 mos.-5)"
Crude drawings and simple interactions don't hold this guided tour of a modern home, but its soundtrack may. Read full book review >