Winning Works

By Forward Staff

Published January 19, 2007, issue of January 19, 2007.

The Jewish Book Council has just announced the winners of the 2006 National Jewish Book Awards, which will be presented March 6 at New York’s Center for Jewish History. Below are some of the winners that were reviewed in the Forward. Click on the book titles to read the reviews. For a complete list of winners, visit the Jewish Book Council’s Web site.

JEWISH BOOK OF THE YEAR
A Code of Jewish Ethics, Vol. 1: You Shall Be Holy
Rabbi Joseph Telushkin
Crown Publishing Group

AMERICAN JEWISH STUDIES
Emma Lazarus
Esther Schor
Schocken/Nextbook

BIOGRAPHY AND AUTOBIOGRAPHY
The Lost: A Search for Six of Six Million
Daniel Mendelsohn
Harper Collins

CHILDREN’S AND YOUNG ADULT LITERATURE
The Book Thief
Markus Zusak
Random House Children’s Books

FICTION
The World to Come
Dara Horn
W.W. Norton

HISTORY
Becoming Eichmann: Rethinking the Life, Crimes and Trial of a “Desk Murderer”
David Cesarani
Da Capo Press

HOLOCAUST
The Jewish Enemy: Nazi Propaganda during World War II and the Holocaust
Jeffrey Herf
Harvard University Press



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