Search Results: "Yair Zakovitch"


BOOK REVIEW

JACOB by Yair Zakovitch
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 2012

"Intensely scholarly at times, but also an engaging analysis of one of the Bible's most complex figures."
A professor takes on the troubling story of Jacob, a deeply flawed man who later earned punishment, redemption and a unique and honored place in Jewish history. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 1, 2012

"Not for general readers, but an illuminating, challenging look at the original significance of many of the Bible's stories."
A meticulously researched primer on the Hebrew Bible's role as part of an evolving theological and political discourse. Read full book review >

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STOLEN by S.M Yair-Levy
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: June 19, 2014

"A mixed bag that rallies after a weak beginning to provide a satisfyingly supernatural payoff."
In Yair-Levy's supernatural debut, the first in a series, Dylan Prescott is just another college student until demons come calling. Read full book review >

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TO BE ISRAELI by Yair Lapid
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 4, 2016

"By turns gloomy, patriotic, defensive, and gracious, Lapid's reflective tone will both resonate with and arouse the ire of many."
Short essays on a changing, vilified Israeli identity. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 2001

"Displays little art or artifice but freezes the heart and seizes the soul."
A young man who spent ten years of his youth in a North Korean prison camp tells the story of his life before his family's arrest, of his dreary years of imprisonment, of his release, and of his perilous escape through China to South Korea. Read full book review >