Shlomo Sand attacked the Israeli national myth of Jewish identity in his first bestseller. Now, in an odd new book filled with conspiracy theories, he takes scattershot aim at Judaism itself.29
In Ronna Wineberg’s novel ‘On Bittersweet Place’ a Jewish family leaves Russia just before the revolution to land in Chicago, just as the roaring ’20s are getting underway.
Jonathan and Jesse Kellerman’s opus, ‘The Golem of Hollywood,’ is as ambitious as it is completely ridiculous. Laura Moser explains why that’s not altogether a bad thing.
Deborah Levy’s ‘An Amorous Discourse in the Suburbs of Hell,’ recently revised and re-published, is a timeless fable of suburban disquiet and divine intervention.
Judith Frank’s ‘All I Love and Know’ addresses issues like the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, gay parenting and marriage equality. It will also satisfy anyone longing for a first-rate novel.
Stuart Rojstaczer’s ‘The Mathematician’s Shiva’ is narrated by Sasha Karnokovitch, a midwestern meteorologist born in Russia at the height of the Cold War to two brilliant mathematicians.
‘Leonard Maltin’s Movie Guide,’ first published in 1969, has come out annually since 1986. But the new volume, out this month, is going to be the last.
‘Worn Stories’ is a new book featuring stories about clothing and life experiences. It includes testimonials from celebrities, designers and Holocaust survivors alike.
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