Some of Rivka Galchen’s stories recount growing up in the only Jewish family of an Oklahoma town. Others are (even) more surreal, like one that deals with furniture coming to life.
Born and raised in Chicago, where she lived until her death in 2001, Layle Silbert was best known as a photographer. But the posthumous publication of ‘Yudl’ reveals her talent as a fiction writer.
Stuart Nadler tells a story about a love story between a Jewish boy and a black girl in 1950s suburbia. The debut novel also explores a fraught father-son relationship.
In A.B. Yehoshua’s latest novel, an aging Israeli film director is invited for a retrospective of his life’s work. The trip spurs a journey back in time.
Amos Oz and his daughter Fania Oz-Salzberger are avowed secularists. But in their new book, they wrestle with the age-old question: ‘Who is a Jew?’
The allure of the forbidden is ever-present in Anouk Markovits’s English-language debut, ‘I Am Forbidden.’ The story is a deeply felt account of people caught between worlds.
Ellen Ullman’s ‘By Blood’ traces the mysterious origins an adoptee. What she uncovers is the stuff of thrillers: Nazis, the Holocaust, and displaced persons camps.