‘Free Spirit,’ Joshua Safran’s memoir of his nomadic childhood, starts out as a dark version of a Mark Twain story. It winds up as an inspiring tale of Jewish salvation.
Lore Segal’s novel ‘Half the Kingdom’ taps into post-9/11 anxieties, filtered through the frustrations of an unrecognized artist and the terrors of growing old.
The narrator of Jerry Stahl’s new novel earns his living writing disclaimers about the side effects of drugs. He’s also got a fairly severe heroin habit of his own.
Dan Lewis’s ‘Now I Know’ promises to serve those who are surrounded by know-it-alls — or aspire to become one themselves.
It was only when writing his new book, “The Family: Three Journeys into the Heart of the 20th Century,” that David Laskin learned how the Holocaust had affected his family.
Whether you’re in New York or New Zealand, you can find ways to appreciate the richness and diversity of Jewish books. That’s especially true during Jewish Book Month.
Some Congress members are working to ensure that Iraqi Jewish artifacts now on display in Washington are returned directly to the Iraqi Jewish community and not the government.
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.
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