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  • The Debba

    A Novel

    by Avner Mandelman

    Winner of the 2011 Arthur Ellis Award for Best First Crime NovelIn Middle East lore the Debba is a mythical Arab hyena that can turn into a man who lures Jewish children away from their families to teach them the language of the beasts. To the Arabs he is a heroic national symbol; to the Jews he is a terrorist. To David Starkman, “The Debba” is a controversial play, written by his father the war ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Audiobook

    The Debba

    by Avner Mandelman

    Narrated by George Guidall


    10 hours 23 min

    Pushcart Prize winner Avner Mandelman was the inaugural recipient of the Sophie Brody Medal for outstanding achievement in Jewish literature. In The Debba, David Starkman leaves Canada and returns to Israel after his war hero father, Isser, is murdered. Once there, David learns of an unusual request in his father's will. Isser had long-ago written a controversial play about the Debba, a mythical ... Read more

    $24.99 USD or FREE with audiobook trial

  • Talking to the Enemy


    by Avner Mandelman

    **Winner of the 2006 American Library Association Sophie Brody AwardA Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2005**The Israeli-Palestinian conflict has shaped the consciousness of a generation, but never before has it been brought to life in such vivid and telling prose. Part Tim O’Brien and part Bernard Malamud, Avner Mandelman’s Talking to the Enemy ranges from boisterously entertaining tales of domestic ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • The Place with No Edge

    An Intimate History of People, Technology, and the Mississippi River Delta

    by Adam Mandelman and 1 more

    In The Place with No Edge, Adam Mandelman follows three centuries of human efforts to inhabit and control the lower Mississippi River delta, the vast watery flatlands spreading across much of southern Louisiana. He finds that people’s use of technology to tame unruly nature in the region has produced interdependence with—rather than independence from—the environment.Created over millennia by ... Read more

    $49.49 USD

  • The Prime Ministers

    An Intimate Narrative of Israeli Leadership

    by Avner and 1 more

    The Prime Ministers is the first and only insider account of Israeli politics from the founding of the Jewish State to the near-present day. It reveals stunning details of life-and-death decision-making, top-secret military operations and high level peace negotiations. The Prime Ministers brings readers into the orbits of world figures, including Menachem Begin, Yitzhak Rabin, Ronald Reagan, Jimmy ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • The Worst-Kept Secret

    Israel's Bargain with the Bomb

    by Avner Cohen

    Israel has made a unique contribution to the nuclear age. It has created a special "bargain" with the bomb. Israel is the only nuclear-armed state that does not acknowledge its possession of the bomb, even though its existence is a common knowledge throughout the world. It only says that it will not be the first to introduce nuclear weapons to the Middle East.The bomb is Israel's collective ... Read more

    $22.79 USD

  • The Nobel Factor

    The Prize in Economics, Social Democracy, and the Market Turn

    by Avner Offer and 1 more

    How the creation of the Nobel Prize in Economics changed the economics profession, Sweden, and the worldEconomic theory may be speculative, but its impact is powerful and real. Since the 1970s, it has been closely associated with a sweeping change around the world—the "market turn." This is what Avner Offer and Gabriel Söderberg call the rise of market liberalism, a movement that, seeking to ... Read more

    $20.19 USD

  • The Lobbying and Advocacy Handbook for Nonprofit Organizations, Second Edition

    Shaping Public Policy at the State and Local Level

    by Marcia Avner and 5 more

    The Lobbying and Advocacy Handbook for Nonprofit Organizations, Second Edition, is your complete road map to shaping public policy at the state and local level. It gives detailed, step-by-step instructions for developing an effective plan and putting it into action. With this handbook, you will discover how lobbying can help fulfill your mission; learn how to initiate, support, or defeat bills; ... Read more

    $26.69 USD

  • A Global Middle East

    Mobility, Materiality and Culture in the Modern Age, 1880-1940

    by Liat Kozma and 2 more

    The start of the twentieth century ushered in a period of unprecedented change in the Middle East. These transformations, brought about by the emergence of the modern state system and an increasing interaction with a more globalized economy, irrevocably altered the political and social structures of the Middle East, even as the region itself left its mark on the processes of globalization ... Read more

    $105.29 USD

  • Franks and Saracens

    Reality and Fantasy in the Crusades

    by Avner Falk

    This is the first and only book to examine the Crusades from the added viewpoint of psychoanalysis, studying the hidden emotions and fantasies that drove the Crusaders and the Muslims to undertake their terrible wars. The reader will learn that the deepest and most powerful motives for the Crusades were not only religious or territorial - or the quest for lands, wealth or titles - but also ... Read more

    $40.49 USD

  • Mathematical Methods and Models in Biomedicine

    by Urszula Ledzewicz and 3 more

    series Lecture Notes on Mathematical Modelling in the Life Sciences
    Mathematical biomedicine is a rapidly developing interdisciplinary field of research that connects the natural and exact sciences in an attempt to respond to the modeling and simulation challenges raised by biology and medicine. There exist a large number of mathematical methods and procedures that can be brought in to meet these challenges and this book presents a palette of such tools ranging ... Read more

    $89.09 USD

  • The Middle East In Global Strategy

    by Aurel Braun and 3 more

    This book emphasizes the vital links between international politics and strategy and provides a comprehensive analysis of strategic interests of the major international actors in the Middle East. It contends that the policies of the superpowers toward the Middle East are fragmented and unproductive. ... Read more

    $53.09 USD