Search Results: "Yoram Kaniuk"


BOOK REVIEW

BETWEEN LIFE AND DEATH by Yoram Kaniuk
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 13, 2016

"In this lyrical account of illness and nearly dying, moments of beauty are interspersed between longer sections of cryptic obscurity."
A coma inspired this renowned writer to reflect on his life, his work, and what it means to die. Read full book review >

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THE LAST JEW by Yoram Kaniuk
Released: Feb. 2, 2006

"Yet a hopeful future does beckon, as Kaniuk ends his rich, demanding, life-affirming masterpiece. Not an easy read, but not to be missed."
The cyclical nature of history and the repetitive sufferings of the Jews are analyzed with initially forbidding, eventually revelatory complexity in the great Israeli writer's previously untranslated 1982 novel. Read full book review >

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MY ENEMY, MY SELF by Yoram Binur
Released: March 17, 1989

Shocking and politically explosive exposÇ that finds Israeli journalist Binur touring his homeland disguised as a Palestinian in a Mideastern version of Black Like Me. Read full book review >

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THE JEWISH STATE by Yoram Hazony
NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 2000

"Chapter notes and bibliography attest to Hazony's wellprepared, impassioned defense for history's most defenseless people. (First serial to the New Republic; author tour)"
A history of and challenge to the Israeli antiZionist elite that threatens to deJudaize the Jewish state. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 3, 2012

"Laugh-a-minute or not, an accessible introduction to a densely complex subject."
A lighthearted effort to make the dismal science less dismal, though too often about as funny as a Yakov Smirnoff set. Read full book review >

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THE CARTOON INTRODUCTION TO CLIMATE CHANGE by Yoram Bauman
NON-FICTION
Released: June 5, 2014

"Though the book's approach is entertaining, its message is nonetheless urgent."
An often amusing graphic primer about an issue the authors recognize as apocalyptically serious. Read full book review >