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Irving Berlin New York Genius
ISBN: HB: 9780300180480, Yale University Press, January 2020
424 pp., 21x14.6 cm, 1 black&white illus.
Irving Berlin (1888-1989) has been called – by George Gershwin, among others – the greatest songwriter of the golden age of the American popular song. "Berlin has no place in American music", legendary composer Jerome Kern wrote; "he is American musi...
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Rav Kook Everything is Rising
ISBN: PB: 9780300248579, ISBN: HB: 9780300164244, Yale University Press, January 2020
288 pp., 21x14.6 cm
Rav Abraham Isaac Kook (1865-1935) was one of the most influential – and controversial – rabbis of the twentieth century. A maverick thinker, he combined strict traditionalism with an embrace of modernity and its heresies, Orthodoxy and tolerance, sc...
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Harvey Milk His Lives and Death
ISBN: PB: 9780300248555, ISBN: HB: 9780300222616, Yale University Press, November 2019
304 pp., 21x14.6 cm, 15 black&white illus.
Harvey Milk – eloquent, charismatic, and a smart-aleck – was elected to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors in 1977, but he had not even served a full year in office when he was shot by a homophobic fellow supervisor. Milk's assassination at the a...
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Karl Marx Philosophy and Revolution
ISBN: HB: 9780300211702, Yale University Press, September 2019
240 pp., 21x14.6 cm, 1 black&white illus.
Karl Marx (1818-1883) – philosopher, historian, sociologist, economist, current affairs journalist, and editor – was one of the most influential and revolutionary thinkers of modern history, but he is rarely thought of as a Jewish thinker, and his Je...
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Einstein His Space and Times
ISBN: PB: 9780300244373, ISBN: HB: 9780300196719, Yale University Press, May 2019
208 pp., 21x14.6 cm, 1 black&white illus.
The commonly held view of Albert Einstein is of an eccentric genius for whom the pursuit of science was everything. But in actuality, the brilliant innovator whose Theory of Relativity forever reshaped our understanding of time was a man of his times...
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Jabotinsky A Life
ISBN: PB: 9780300244380, ISBN: HB: 9780300136623, Yale University Press, May 2019
224 pp., 21x14.6 cm
Vladimir Jabotinsky (1880-1940) was a man of huge paradoxes and contradictions and is one of the most misunderstood Zionist political leaders – a first-rate novelist, a celebrated Russian journalist, and founder of the branch of Zionism now headed by...
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Martin Buber A Life of Faith and Dissent
ISBN: HB: 9780300153040, Yale University Press, May 2019
440 pp., 21x14.6 cm, 9 black&white illus.
An authority on the twentieth-century philosopher Martin Buber (1878-1965), Paul Mendes-Flohr offers the first major biography in English in thirty years of this seminal modern Jewish thinker. Organized around several key moments – such as his sudden...
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Alfred Stieglitz Taking Pictures, Making Painters
ISBN: HB: 9780300226485, Yale University Press, May 2019
272 pp., 21x14.6 cm, 89 black&white illus.
Alfred Stieglitz (1864-1946) was an enormously influential artist and nurturer of artists even though his career is often overshadowed by his role as Georgia O'Keeffe's husband. This new book from celebrated biographer Phyllis Rose reconsiders Stiegl...
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Disraeli The Novel Politician
ISBN: HB: 9780300137514, Yale University Press, April 2019
288 pp., 21x14.6 cm, 1 black&white illus.
Lauded as a "great Jew", excoriated by antisemites, and one of Britain's most renowned prime ministers, Benjamin Disraeli has been widely celebrated for his role in Jewish history. But is the perception of him as a Jewish hero accurate? In what ways...
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Groucho Marx The Comedy of Existence
ISBN: PB: 9780300244540, ISBN: HB: 9780300174458, Yale University Press, April 2019
184 pp., 21x14.6 cm, 1 black&white illus.
Born Julius Marx in 1890, the brilliant comic actor who would later be known as Groucho was the most verbal of the famed comedy team, the Marx Brothers, his broad slapstick portrayals elevated by ingenious wordplay and double entendre. In his spirite...
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