Books by Lesley Hazleton and Complete Book Reviews

Lesley Hazleton. Riverhead, $25.95 (224p) ISBN 978-1-59463-413-0
Though Hazleton’s subtitle boasts a manifesto to follow, she advises readers early that this manifesto is “strange” in that it “makes no claims to truth, offers no certainties, eschews brashly confident answers to grand existential questions......
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Lesley Hazleton. Riverhead, $27.95 (336p) ISBN 978-1-59448-728-6
Despite Islam’s position at the forefront of the American consciousness, the general public knows little of its founder and prophet beyond platitudes and condemnations. Hazleton (After the Prophet) attempts to rectify this imbalance with her vivid...
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Lesley Hazleton, Author . Doubleday $24.95 (258p) ISBN 978-0-385-51614-3
Like other villains of the Bible, Jezebel, it turns out, may have been gravely mischaracterized throughout history. Unlike Judas, of whom there are alternative, rehabilitative stories, the only historical account of Jezebel's life exists in the
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Lesley Hazleton, Author . Doubleday $27 (239p) ISBN 978-0-385-52393-6
Much American foreign policy has been shaped by the centuries-old disagreement between Islam's two main factions, and yet Americans in general, and our politicians in particular, often can't tell Sunnis from Shi'ites. With the...
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Lesley Hazleton, Author Atlantic Monthly Press $19.95 (205p) ISBN 978-0-87113-329-8
Journalist Hazleton ( Where Mountains Roar ) here writes with skill and cutting wit--if occasional shrillness--of her alienation from her native England, cataloguing the views of a ``self-respecting Anglophobe'' on a society she considers bigoted, a
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Lesley Hazleton, Author Addison Wesley Publishing Company $16 (200p) ISBN 978-0-201-63204-0
Eager to write the car column for Lear's magazine from an immediate, concrete viewpoint, Hazleton ( Where Mountains Roar ) undertook to become a racing driver. She did so with great success, and her book infectiously conveys her enthusiasm for speed
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Lesley Hazleton, Author . Bloomsbury $24.95 (288p) ISBN 978-1-58234-236-8
Readers who loved the phenomenally popular fictional chronicle of Jacob's daughter Dinah in Anita Diamant's The Red Tent will find this book about Mary, the mother of Jesus, just as enthralling. Hazleton, who spent 13 years living in and...
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Lesley Hazleton, Author Free Press $25 (320p) ISBN 978-0-684-83987-5
Kerouac's Beat-bible meets the literary memoir in Hazleton's (Confessions of a Fast Woman) lively account of a six-month road trip across the American landscape. A British expat and car columnist for the Detroit Free Press seeking to map out an ""aut
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Lesley Hazleton, Author Atlantic Monthly Press $16.95 (243p) ISBN 978-0-87113-064-8
Affecting and compelling, this is a gifted writer's effort to understand herself and a city she cannot live with or without. A British Jew, Hazleton (Where the Mountains Roar, etc.) first went to Jerusalem at the age of 20, remained 13 years, then...
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Lesley Hazelton, Author, Lesley Hazleton, Author Penguin Books $7.95 (256p) ISBN 978-0-14-010244-4
Hazelton, a British Jew who now lives in Jerusalem, writes vividly of the passions and wars, the religious-secular clashes and the excitement of this ""city of paradox.'' The author's ``reflections and conversations with writers and intellectuals...
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