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David Landau
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David Landau, OBE, immigrated to Israel from the United Kingdom as a young man. His career in journalism began in 1970 at The Jerusalem Post, and he joined Haaretz in 1993 as news editor. He founded Haaretz’s English edition and was its editor from 1997 to 2004, and was editor in chief of Haaretz’s Hebrew edition until 2008. He is the longtime Israel correspondent for The Economist. Landau collaborated with Israel’s president Shimon Peres on Peres’s memoir, Battling for Peace, and he published, with President Peres, Ben-Gurion: A Political Life. He is also the author of Piety and Power, an account... Read More

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The Life of Ariel Sharon
Written by David Landau


Format: Trade Paperback, 688 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $18.95

From the former editor in chief of Haaretz, the first in-depth, comprehensive biography of Ariel Sharon, the most dramatic and imposing Israeli political and military leader of the last forty years.

The life of Ariel Sharon spans much of modern Israel’s history. A commander in the Israeli Army from its inception in 1948, Sharon... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.

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Arik
The Life of Ariel Sharon
Written by David Landau


Format: Hardcover, 656 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: January 10, 2014
Price: $35.00

From the former editor in chief of Haaretz, the first in-depth, comprehensive biography of Ariel Sharon, the most dramatic and imposing Israeli political and military leader of the last forty years.

The life of Ariel Sharon spans much of modern Israel’s history. A commander in the Israeli Army from its inception in... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.

Arik
The Life of Ariel Sharon
Written by David Landau


Format: eBook, 656 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 10, 2014
Price: $14.99

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Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.

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Ben-Gurion
A Political Life
Written by Shimon Peres and David Landau


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
Publisher: Schocken
On Sale: October 25, 2011
Price: $25.95

Israel’s current president gives us a dramatic and revelatory biography of Israel’s first prime minister and its founding father.

Shimon Peres was in his early twenties when he first met David Ben-Gurion. Although the state that he would lead through war and peace had not yet declared its precarious independence, the “Old... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

Ben-Gurion
A Political Life
Written by Shimon Peres and David Landau


Format: eBook, 224 pages
Publisher: Schocken
On Sale: October 25, 2011
Price: $15.99

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