Search Results: "Yuval Elizur"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 7, 2013

"A succinct, polemical debate urging the neutralization of the power of this religious minority for the good of Israeli society."
Two engaged journalists offer an anxious look at how the "ultras" gained their troubling political supremacy over a secular state. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Jan. 1, 2009

"An excellent manual for medical offices seeking to improve billing."
A thorough, easy-to-reference guide to improving medical billing procedures and collections that will be of value to medical practices small and large. Read full book review >

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ONE HUNDRED SAUSAGES by Yuval Zommer
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 23, 2017

"A lighthearted frolic with lively illustrations—Scruff peeing on the tree that holds his 'Wanted' sign is bound to be a reader favorite. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Scruff, dog extraordinaire, leads a diverse group of dog friends on an investigation to determine who stole the sausages from the butcher's shop. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"A superior addition to the field of medical billing."
Lirov offers physicians and those involved in the field of medical billing reliable advice for improving their businesses and growing revenue. Read full book review >

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THE GREAT DEBATE by Yuval Levin
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 3, 2013

"Some arresting reminders of our political past—would that Levin's prose featured some of the fire flaring from his principals' pens."
A conservative journalist traces our current sharp political schism back to the writings of conservative Edmund Burke (1729-1797) and liberal Thomas Paine (1738-1809). Read full book review >

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HOMO DEUS by Yuval Noah Harari
NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 21, 2017

"A relentlessly fascinating book that is sure to become—and deserves to be—a bestseller."
In an intellectually provocative follow-up to Sapiens (2015), Harari (History/Hebrew Univ. of Jerusalem) looks to the future. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 27, 2012

"An innovative, marvelous book about comedy, stereotypes and the struggle to steer through the sometimes-fierce internal debates over African-American identity in a society still struggling with its racial past."
A provocative, compelling exploration of one of the most controversial elements of the black entertainment world. Read full book review >

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SAPIENS by Yuval Noah Harari
NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 10, 2015

"The great debates of history aired out with satisfying vigor."
Harari (History/Hebrew Univ. of Jerusalem) provides an immersion into the important revolutions that shaped world history: cognitive, agricultural and scientific. The book was originally published in Israel in 2011 and became a best-seller. Read full book review >

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THE BIG BLUE THING ON THE HILL by Yuval Zommer
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 6, 2015

"One thing's for sure: This will be a big hit. (Picture book. 3-7)"
When a mysterious "big blue thing" appears, forest animals are baffled and afraid, so they try to make it leave. Read full book review >

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ONE HUNDRED BONES by Yuval Zommer
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 26, 2016

"Good for Scruff, though. It's nice to have a 'friend' who appreciates your innate talent. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Every dog will have his day, even the scruffiest of strays. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 24, 2016

"Refreshingly optimistic; in our diversity lies great strength, Levin writes, a strength that can be tapped once all the rancor is put aside. Highly recommended for readers of whatever political stripe."
A voice of both reason and establishment conservatism offers a prescription for renewed political discourse and bipartisan action. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE STREET BENEATH MY FEET by Charlotte  Guillain
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2017

"An unusual offering for the young geology nerd. (Informational picture book. 5-8)"
This British import is an imaginatively constructed sequence of images that show a white boy examining a city pavement, clearly in London, and the sights he would see if he were able to travel down to the Earth's core and then back again to the surface. Read full book review >