THE HOUSE OF ROTHSCHILD, Vol. 2
The World’s Banker: 1849-1999
“Absorbing...Their enthralling story has been
told before, but never in such authoritative
detail.”— The New York Times Book Review.
“Like its predecessor, an exhaustively
researched, artfully mounted work of historical scholarship.”—Business Week. “A triumph
of historical research and imagination.”—
Robert Skidelsky, The New York Review of
Books. A New York Times Notable Book. 576 pp.
Penguin 0-14-028662-4 $19.00
THE HOUSE OF ROTHSCHILD, Vol. 1
Money’s Prophets, 1798-1848
“The fabulous history of a legendary family...
told with encyclopedic exactitude...A definitive work...cogent and strong.”—Kirkus.
Finalist for the National Jewish Book Award. Chosen
by Business Week as one of the Best Business Books of
1998. Photos. 688 pp.
Penguin 0-14-024084-5 $18.95
Rabbi Jeffrey K. Salkin, D. Min.
f SEARCHING FOR MY BROTHERS
Jewish Men in a Gentile World
“A fine contribution to both the emerging
fields of men’s studies and the more popular,
accessible branch of Jewish studies.”—Kirkus.
“Offers the hitherto untold tale of masculinity
in Judaism with energy and elegance.”—
Professor Jacob Neusner. A New York Times
Notable Book. 240 pp.
Perigee 0-399-52615-3 $13.00
Alix Kates Shulman
MEMOIRS OF AN EX-PROM QUEEN
25th Anniversary Edition
Described by The New York Times as “the voice
that has for three decades provided a lyrical
narrative of the changing position of women
in American society,” Shulman takes a frank
look at one woman’s intellectual and sexual
awakening. 288 pp.
Penguin 0-14-026571-6 $12.95
Also in Penguin: Drinking The Rain.
BRONX PRIMITIVE: Portraits in a Childhood
“As an account of growing up female, it is a fit
companion piece to Mary McCarthy’s classic
Memoirs of a Catholic Girlhood...Clearly and
memorably etched.”—The New York Times.
Penguin 192pp. 0-14-026331-4 $10.95
BLACK SHEEP AND KISSING COUSINS
How Our Family Stories Shape Us
The author interviewed more than 100 people
of all ages and ethnic backgrounds and asked
them to recount stories from their own family
histories. She found that these stories not only
impart a sense of belonging and of shared history, but also help us to define ourselves.
Penguin 254pp. 0-14-011977-9 $13.95
f IN MY BROTHER’S IMAGE
Twin Brothers Separated by Faith
After the Holocaust
“A sensitive and overwhelming tale which
constitutes a vital addition to the legacy of the
Shoah.”—Alan L. Berger, Raddock Eminent
Scholar Chair of Holocaust Studies, Florida
Atlantic University. The author’s father and
uncle, identical twins, were born in Hungary
of Jewish parents but raised by them as devout
Catholic converts until World War II unraveled their family. In My Brother’s Image
portrays how the Holocaust destroyed these
brothers' close childhood bond. A New York
Times Notable Book. 352 pp.
Viking 0-670-88538-X $25.95
f BLACK, WHITE, AND JEWISH
“In this powerful memoir, Walker mines the
terrain of her own biracial upbringing in a
voice that is deeply affecting and wholly her
own.”—Danzy Senna, author of Caucasia. “A
beautifully written meditation on the creation
of a woman’s sense of self. It is about being
black, white, and Jewish, born in the throes of
the political sixties, coming of age in the conflicted and complex eighties and nineties.”
—Jane Lazarre. 288 pp.
Riverhead 1-57322-169-4 $23.95
BETWEEN PAST AND FUTURE
Eight Exercises in Political Thought
Arendt's penetrating observations of the modern world, based on a profound knowledge of
the past, constitute a major contribution to
political philosophy. In this book she
describes the perplexing crises which modern
society faces as a result of the loss of meaning
of the traditional key words of politics: justice,
reason, responsibility, virtue, and glory.
Penguin 0-14-018650-6 $13.95
EICHMANN IN JERUSALEM
A Report on the Banality of Evil
“A profound and documented analysis....
Bound to stir our minds and trouble our consciences.”—Chicago Tribune. 320 pp.
Penguin Classic/20 C 0-14-018765-0 $13.95
f THE PORTABLE HANNAH ARENDT
Edited by Peter Baehr
The first comprehensive collection of writings
by one of the twentieth-century's most important philosophers and political thinkers.
Includes generous selections from her masterworks, The Origins of Totalitarianism, The
Human Condition, and her controversial
Eichmann in Jerusalem. Also featured is a selection of Arendt's letters to other formative
thinkers of the century, including Karl Jaspers
and Mary McCarthy. 640 pp.
Penguin 0-14-026974-6 $16.95
Available in Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics:
Between Past and Future 0-14-018650-6, and On
JEWS, GOD, AND HISTORY
Revised and Updated Edition
“A remarkable work.”—Louis Untermeyer.
This comprehensive history of the Jews has
been updated to include the most recent scholarship and events. Index, Bibliography,
Chronologies, Notes. 472 pp.
Mentor 0-451-62866-7 $8.99
Meyer Amschel Rothschild,
A Man and His Time
“Founder skillfully weaves history...to create a
memorable narrative of Meyer Rothschild’s
time.”— The New York Times Book Review.
Photographs. 208 pp.
Penguin 0-14-025699-7 $12.95
Raphael S. Ezekiel
THE RACIST MIND
Portraits of American
Neo-Nazis and Klansmen
“University of Michigan psychology professor
Ezekiel offers solid sociological and psychological insights into the character of
contemporary American hate groups and their
members.”—Publishers Weekly. 368 pp.
Penguin 0-14-023449-7 $13.95