Search Results: "Rich Cohen"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: Oct. 29, 2013

"Ideal for Chicagoans, both casual and die-hard sports fans, and anyone who wonders, 'What happens when you have a dream and that dream comes true?'"
A fan's engaging yet ultimately melancholy love letter to his beloved team and his hometown. Read full book review >

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ISRAEL IS REAL by Rich Cohen
NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 2009

"A must-read for those who want to understand the context of the modern Jewish state."
An accessible primer on a complex nation and its faith. Read full book review >

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RICH by Nikki Grimes
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2009

"Young readers will wish they had a friend like Dyamonde. (Fiction. 6-9)"
"Dyamonde liked to know everything, and she'd made up her mind that she was going to get to know Damaris Dancer." Read full book review >

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THE SUN AND THE MOON AND THE ROLLING STONES by Rich Cohen
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 10, 2016

"A compact and conversant history that makes the story new again, capturing the Rolling Stones in all their Faustian glory."
A funny, personal, and professional history of the Rolling Stones. Read full book review >

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THE AVENGERS by Rich Cohen
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 27, 2000

"A good story badly told."
A muddled history of a little-known resistance WWII movement, organized by Lithuanian Jews. Read full book review >

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SWEET AND LOW by Rich Cohen
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 4, 2006

"A cracked family saga and an ode to Brooklyn, that incubator of immigrants and ideas."
How the author's family invented Sweet'N Low, got rich, collapsed in scandal and set him free by disinheritance. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 1998

"For those who want to know about the dark underside of American Jewish life two and three generations ago, Cohen's book, is a good place to begin. (16 pages b&w photos, not seen) (First serial to Rolling Stone; author tour)"
Yes, Deborah, there once were Jewish murderers who were part of organized crime in America. Read full book review >

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THE ANDY COHEN DIARIES by Andy Cohen
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 11, 2014

"The flamboyant talk show host delivers an entirely expected book: a glitzy, glamorous, goofy look at 365 days of a charmed showbiz life."
Cable TV's dishiest guy at his dishy best. Read full book review >

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ABOU AND THE ANGEL COHEN by Claude Campbell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2002

"Despite mildly pedantic angelic dialogues, the realistic view of Palestinian difficulties and the vision offered here of a better life are a welcome addition to the never-ending debate on the Middle East."
A curious fantasy, inspired by Leigh Hunt's famous 1834 poem, "Abou Ben Adhem," mingles metaphysics and grim reality: a gentle Arab grandfather living in Gaza is visited nightly by an angel who offers advice and consolation as the man's life is turned upside down by a tragic series of events. Read full book review >

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BENJAMIN V. COHEN by William Lasser
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 1, 2001

"Solid if sometimes plodding, a valuable addition to the historical literature."
A painstakingly documented life of an unsung hero—or villain, depending on your point of view—in the making of the liberal state. Read full book review >