Search Results: "Rich Cohen"


BOOK REVIEW

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 >

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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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 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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ALEX AND THE AMAZING TIME MACHINE by Rich Cohen
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 8, 2012

"This emotional disconnect makes Alex's adventure a little less than amazing. (Science fiction. 8-12)"
An enterprising young inventor goes to extraordinary lengths to rescue his kidnapped brother. Read full book review >

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WAR & WATERMELON by Rich Wallace
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2011

"Readers will enjoy Brody's story as he, in these few weeks, makes one small step toward manhood. (Historical fiction. 10-14)"
Twelve-year-old Brody Winslow says, "It feels like my whole life's about to change. Moving into junior high is like stepping out of childhood, whether you want to or not." Read full book review >

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DISHES by Rich Wallace
Released: Oct. 1, 2008

"Wallace's true form shines with short, choppy, succinct chapters and an action-driven plot full of laughs, misunderstandings, grit and fun. (Fiction. YA)"
Ogunquit, Maine: Gayest. Town. Ever. And Danny's destination for a summer job. Read full book review >

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THE DAY DONNY HERBERT WOKE UP by Rich Blake
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 27, 2007

"The carpe-diem message resonates clearly in this moving, bittersweet account of another of life's mysterious miracles."
A brain-dead man regains consciousness to greet his family one final time. Divine intervention or medical miracle? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

The Angel of the Mansion by Victoria Rich
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 29, 2016

"A thrilling gothic-romance novel that melds family secrets, magic, and marriage—with room for a sequel, of course."
A young aspiring model becomes embroiled in supernatural family dynamics in Rich's debut paranormal romance. Read full book review >