"In prose as painterly and evocative as Chagall's own dazzling brushstrokes, Gloria Goldreich finely evokes one of the most significant masters of modern art through the discerning eyes of [his] loyally protective daughter."―Cynthia Ozick, award-winning author of Foreign Bodies
Woody: Everything you Always Wanted to Know About Him By David Evanier
In this first biography of Allen in over a decade, David Evanier discusses key movies, plays and prose as well as Allen's personal life. Evanier tackles the themes that Allen has spent a lifetime sorting through in art: morality, sexuality, Judaism, the eternal struggle of head and heart. Woody will be the definitive word on a major American talent as he begins his ninth decade, and his sixth decade of making movies.
Young Adelia Monteforte flees fascist Italy for America, where she is whisked away to the shore by her well-meaning aunt and uncle. Here, she meets and falls for Charlie Connally, the eldest of the four Irish-Catholic boys next door. But all hopes for a future together are soon throttled by the war and a tragedy that hits much closer to home.
Cameron Diaz follows up her #1 New York Times bestseller, The Body Book, with a personal, practical, and authoritative guide that examines the art and science of growing older and offers concrete steps women can take to create abundant health and resilience as they age.
In a 4 qt. saucepan, place 1 cup dried chickpeas and 1 tsp. baking soda; add enough water to cover by 2 inches. Let stand at room temperature overnight; drain (but do not rinse) and return to pot along with enough cold water to cover by 2 inches. Heat to boiling on high. Reduce heat to medium; simmer 1 hour or until chickpeas are soft and skins have loosened.
In Fabulous Small Jews, the best-selling author Joseph Epstein has produced eighteen charming, magical, and finely detailed stories. They are populated by lawyers, professors, scrap-iron dealers, dry cleaners, all men of a certain age who feel themselves adrift in the radically changed values of the day.
"A son's search for his Jewish Past in Kurdish Iraq"
Jews have lived in Northern Iraq for thousands of years, from the time of the expulsion from Eritz Isreal until they were expelled shortly after the formation of the modern state of Israel. The Jews in the Kurdish areas lived lives not much changed in all that time, even continuing to speak Aramaic into the 20th century. That all changed when they were forced out of Iraq into modern Israel.