Search Results: "Revital Shiri-Horowitz"


BOOK REVIEW

DAUGHTERS OF IRAQ by Revital Shiri-Horowitz
Released: April 1, 2011

"A sympathetic tale of love, loss and loneliness highlighting a largely underrepresented community."
A latticework of personal tragedies and cultural history underpins Shiri-Horowitz's debut novel about immigrant lives in Israel, translated from the Hebrew by Shira Atik. Read full book review >

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HOROWITZ by Harold C. Schonberg
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 1992

The former senior music critic for The New York Times details the career of legendary pianist Vladimir Horowitz (1902-89), who has been the subject of a previous biography (Glenn Plaskin's Horowitz, 1983) as well as of a volume of personal memoirs (David Dubal's Evenings with Horowitz, 1991—not reviewed). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BLOODY HOROWITZ by Anthony Horowitz
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"Fans of the previous collections will be right at home. (Horror/short stories. 9-13)"
The creator of Alex Rider follows his two Horowitz Horror anthologies with a new collection of 14 bloody stories. Read full book review >

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HOROWITZ AND MRS. WASHINGTON by Henry Denker
Released: Aug. 22, 1979

"Denker has stewed up two stereotypes into familiar applesauce—based on the best of intentions, perhaps, but mush just the same."
Guess who's coming to nurse that bigoted old Jewish sour pickle, the widower Horowitz, a 70-year-old heart patient? Read full book review >

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MRS. WASHINGTON AND HOROWITZ, TOO by Henry Denker
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 26, 1993

"Denker a chance to shoot from the hip), streams of sentiment, and—though the volunteer work with newborns is an interesting, valuable subject- -overladen with a sticky sweetness that would drive Miss Daisy crazy."
A heartwarmer on the way to heartburn—in a sucrose sequel to Denker's Horowitz and Mrs. Washington (1979) that has that tower of selfless dedication, black Mrs. W., leading that adorable, grouchy Jewish guy out of depression and into love. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

REBECCA HOROWITZ, PUERTO RICAN SEX FREAK by Edgardo Vega Yunqué
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2008

"Too slack for satire."
An attempt at parody in the form of a memoir, from Puerto Rico native Yunqué (Blood Fugues, 2005, etc.). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SOON BABOON SOON by Dave Horowitz
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2005

"A quick but thematically and sonically satisfying concert. (Picture book. 6-8)"
"Chimpanzees play timpani. / Lemurs laugh along. / Orangutans bang everythang. Gorilla's got a GONG." Read full book review >

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THE PRETTY PRETTY BUNNY by Dave Horowitz
ANIMALS
Released: Jan. 1, 2011

"Bold, cartoon-style illustrations use speech balloons and sound-effect phrases for added humor. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Narcissa is a bunny with an issue: Arrogance and conceit are some descriptors that might fit the bill. Read full book review >

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DUCK, DUCK, MOOSE by Dave Horowitz
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2009

"The nugget of warmth here is in the First Law of Moving—whether it be for a vacation or away from home altogether, it may very well result in the unexpected reaction of happiness. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Moose embodies Newton's First Law of Motion: Bodies at rest stay at rest. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TWENTY-SIX PIRATES by David Horowitz
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 27, 2013

"Aye mateys, heave-ho with this bounty of pirate silliness. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Yo ho ho, it's an alphabetical parade of pirates—by name! Read full book review >