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The Land of Truth: Talmud Tales, Timeless Teachings

Jeffrey L. Rubenstein

Featured in Forward:

“For many Jews, the Talmud is like a pot of boiling water that they feel they have no way to lift and to carry around. With this book, Rubenstein has given handles to the Talmud, as it were, enabling greater access to a literary heritage that has for too long been neglected except by a learned elite.”

 

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This Fish Is Fowl: Essays of Being

Xu Xi 許素細

Praise from Kirkus:

“Broad-ranging, introspective, and honest essays that reveal a fine writer’s experiences, mind, and heart.”

 

In Command: Theodore Roosevelt and the American Military

Matthew Oyos

Review by StrategyPage:

In Command is a valuable read not only for those interested in T.R., but also for its insights into how military reform comes about.”

 

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Religious Revitalization among the Kiowas: The Ghost Dance, Peyote, and Christianity

Benjamin R. Kracht

Praise from Reading Religion:

“This is a strong work in the field of anthropology of religion . . . [a] thorough look at how Kiowa religious beliefs are profoundly complicated and continue to challenge Western notions of ‘religion.'”

 

Strategy Strikes Back: How Star Wars Explains Modern Military Conflict, Edited by Max Brooks, John Amble, ML Cavanaugh, and Jaym Gates

Tom Yawkey: Patriarch of the Boston Red Sox by Bill Nowlin

Books featured in Tufts Magazine.

 

 

Authors

 

Tom Carhart

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Author featured in the New York Times.

 

Curt Smith

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Author interviewed on WXXI News.

 

Steven Wingate

Author essay in Image.

Nicholas Hirshon

Author interviewed in the Queens Daily Eagle.

Phillis Gershator

Author mentioned on the Association of Jewish Libraries’s blog.

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