Search Results: "Ronen Bergman"


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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 9, 2008

"Readers who grant the author his Israeli bias will find this a reasoned and perspicacious overview of the Western failure to recognize the Iranian threat."
Israeli journalist Bergman documents convincingly and with a fair amount of balance Iran's backing of Hizballah and other terrorist fronts to undermine Israeli and U.S. policies. Read full book review >

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SEDUCING INGRID BERGMAN by Chris Greenhalgh
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 18, 2014

"A cleareyed, unsentimental, yet romantic treatment of a clandestine romance."
Amid the waning days of World War II, Ingrid Bergman meets the dashing war photographer Robert Capa. Read full book review >

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Released: April 27, 1994

This rich anthology of essays, stories, and correspondences offers the cumulative voice of the important post-Stonewall generation of gay writers who called themselves the Violet Quill. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY
Released: March 1, 1991

Another attractive title in the ``Don't Turn Away'' series, first published in Sweden. Read full book review >

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HEROIC MEASURES by David Bergman
Released: May 1, 1998

"Poems about his aging father, including the wonderful title piece, combine Bergman's campy charms with his expressive clarity: While his father asks that no —heroic measures— be taken to sustain his life, his son preserves that life quite elegantly in his own strong measures."
paper 0-8142-0784-7 Towson State English professor and editor of numerous anthologies of gay fiction, Bergman (Cracking the Code) relies on his superb knowledge of traditional prosody in the various forms he so purposefully explores in this, his second collection. Read full book review >

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MEN ON MEN 6 by David Bergman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 1996

"As a gay literary institution, this one ranks with the best over the past two decades."
As Bergman (The Violet Quill Reader, 1994) admits in his introduction, Men on Men has become an institution, a bellwether of gay taste. Read full book review >

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SUNDAY'S CHILDREN by Ingmar Bergman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 1994

"He deserves it many times over."
Since retirement in 1986, Bergman (b. 1918) has become as prolific a writer as he was a director. Read full book review >

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SLEEPLESS NIGHTS by Andrew Bergman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 22, 1994

"Bergman shows some real gifts as a writer, but he needs to slow down and let the power of the world he is capable of creating truly overtake the reader."
From successful screenwriter Bergman (Blazing Saddles, etc.) comes a novel about double incest in Queens during the 1950s. Read full book review >

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ANONYMITY by Susan Bergman
NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 1994

"Written in a densely poetic style with shifting chronology, Bergman's story sometimes seems overly elliptical—but, by its stunning end, it achieves a brilliant and cutting clarity."
An impressionistic memoir by Bergman, a poet, in which she ``outs'' her secretly gay father, dead of AIDS, and makes her own brave and painful decision to stop living a lie. Read full book review >

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Released: Nov. 12, 2015

"A memoir that ably addresses the challenges of meeting one's personal needs while also serving humanitarian causes."
An idealistic, driven woman comes to terms with the realities of life in the global nonprofit sector. Read full book review >