Binocular Vision: New and Selected Stories
Fiction writer Edith Pearlman came to the attention of a broad readership when she was awarded the PEN/Malamud Award for short story writing in December 2011.
Following Ezra: What One Father Learned about Gumby, Otters, Autism, and Love from His Extraordinary Son
As a former senior writer for People magazine, veteran journalist Tom Fields-Meyer has a flair for telling human interest stories. In this memoir, he tells a more personal story—that of Ezra, one of his three sons, who was diagnosed with autism at age three.
Here I Am: Using Jewish Spiritual Wisdom to Become More Present, Centered, and Available for Life
To the End of the Land
The Israel National Trail, a 600-mile path from Dan to Eilat, is a popular hike for Israelis who want to experience the natural terrains and diverse communities of their country.
Hank Greenberg: The Hero Who Didn't Want to Be One
Sacred Trash: The Lost and Found World of the Cairo Geniza
While Europe in the Middle Ages was characterized by an agrarian feudal economy, in the same period, the mostly Muslim-controlled lands surrounding the Mediterranean thrived on trade—from Spain to North Africa, Palestine, Persia, Yemen, and India.
The Free World: A Novel
David Bezmozgis, winner of the 2004 Reform Judaism Prize for Jewish Fiction for his story collection, Natasha, returns to the theme of Soviet Jewish immigration in his first full-length novel.
Beginnings: Reflections on the Bible’s Intriguing Firsts
Journalist and novelist Meir Shalev approaches the biblical text from the perspective of a secular Israeli with a great appreciation for and familiarity with the Hebrew Bible.
The Eichmann Trial
Many trials of Nazis and their collaborators were held following World War II—in the American and British-occupied zones of postwar Germany, in France (the trial of Vichy prime ministerPierre Lavel), and in Poland (the trials of concentration camp command
Great House: A Novel
Nicole Krauss' novel, a National Book Award finalist, reminds me of Mahler's symphonies—complex, filled with borrowings, emotionally intense—and ultimately rewarding the reader's close attention.