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Ido in Autismland : Book Review

Posted on May 28th, 2013 by Dr. Blumenfield

  Ido in Autismland by Ido Kedar Although I am not an expert in this area, I believe that this will be a landmark book for families, educators and any professionals who work with young people with autism. It is a book of short essays written by a 15 year old about his experience with […]

The Broderick Curse- Book Review

Posted on February 17th, 2010 by Dr. Blumenfield

The Broderick Curse, the second novel by psychiatrist and psychoanalyst David Peretz is reviewed. The storyline continues to follow New York City detective Ross Cortese who was introduced in the author’s first novel, The Mosel Legacy. The discovery of a skeleton in a car underwater in the Berkshires leads to some international intrigue in a fast moving suspenseful plot in the tradition of great detective novels.

Mosel Legacy:Review of Psychiatrist’s 1st Novel

Posted on February 3rd, 2010 by Dr. Blumenfield

This a book review of psychiatrist Dr. David Peretz’s first novel. It is a suspense thriller which tells the story of New York City detective Ross Corese as he travels to Vienna to learn about the history of some antique furniture which has been given to him by his father. He discovers more than he would imagine he would find about the origin of the furniture and about himself. The rise of the Nazi’s in Europe in 1938 and well as the modern rise of neo Nazism in Austria are all weaved into the story. There is romance, mystery and politics which adds up to a very good first nove.