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- Picador 2010; US$ 19.99
Ruth Simon is beautiful, smart, talented, and always hungry. As a teenager, she starved herself almost to death, and though outwardly healed, inwardly she remains dangerously obsessed with food. For Joseph Zimmerman, Ruth's tormented relationship with eating is a source of deep distress and erotic fascination. Driven by his love for Ruth, and haunted... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2008; US$ 22.99
Jonathan Rosen is the author of The Talmud and the Internet and the novels Eve's Apple and Joy Comes in the Morning . His essays have appeared in The New York Times and The New Yorker . He is the editorial director of Nextbook . more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2005; US$ 18.99
Deborah Green is a woman of passionate contradictions--a rabbi who craves goodness and surety while wrestling with her own desires and with the sorrow and pain she sees around her. Her life changes when she visits the hospital room of Henry Friedman, an older man who has attempted suicide. His parents were murdered in the Holocaust when he was a child,... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2010; US$ 16.99
"Not long after my grandmother died, my computer crashed and I lost the journal I had kept of her dying." So begins this powerful, personal consideration of modern technology and ancient religious impulses by the celebrated young novelist, essayist, and culture editor of the Forward. Jonathan Rosen blends religious history, memoir, and literary reflection... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2003; US$ 15.99
Introduction by Jonathan Rosen. Bernard Malamud's second novel, originally published in 1957, is the story of Morris Bober, a grocer in postwar Brooklyn, who "wants better" for himself and his family. First two robbers appear and hold him up; then things take a turn for the better when broken-nosed Frank Alpine becomes his assistant. But there are... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2009; US$ 8.99
Primo Levi is best known as a memoirist of Auschwitz, but he was also a scientist, fiction writer, and poet: in short, a Renaissance man. Primo Levi's Universe offers a multi-faceted portrait of the heroic man who turned the concentration camp experience into beautiful yet terrifying literature. Over time, Levi developed an original world-view... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 154.95
This volume focuses on the role of emotion and emotion regulation in job stress and well-being featuring a number of high-calibre scholars. It provides both an academic and a military perspective on this topic. more...
- RAND Corporation 2002; US$ 9.95
In the wake of September 11 this text identifies generic terrorism threats to, and practices used to safeguard, high-rise buildings in Los Angeles and elsewhere. It discusses potential responses after an event and suggests preparations that local government and the private sector could take. more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 94.99
Introduction: Jonathan D. Rosen and Roberto Zepeda Chapter 1: Competing Models: International Initiatives and the War on Drugs Ted Galen Carpenter Chapter 2: Debating Reforms: Latin America and the International Drug Control Regime Coletta A. Youngers Chapter 3: Counternarcotic Policies and Cooperation in Colombia: A Shift in Policy?... more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 89.99
This book analyzes the prison systems in the Americas in the twenty-first century. Leading experts discuss the state of the prison systems in their respective countries, focusing on trends of overcrowding, high recidivism rates, harsh drug laws, human rights, and the relationship between prisons, drug trafficking, and organized crime. more...