Yoel Hoffmann’s poetic novel ‘Moods’ resists easy description. But of the Romanian-Israeli author’s nine books, this one is the most Hoffmann-esque yet.
A third novel from Harper Lee, a page-turner about the War on Hannukah and 700 pages about Joan Didion. Neal Pollack highlights what you should read this summer (even if it doesn’t actually exist).
Joshua Cohen’s novel, ‘Book of Numbers’ — an exposé of the technological consequences of surveillance — features two characters names Joshua Cohen. At least one of them joins the Forward for a mind-bending interview.
Lisa Moses Leff’s new book explores the scandal of Zosa Szajkowkski. The Polish Jewish historian dug up rare historical archives — then sold them to libraries, schools and museums for financial gain.
‘Single Handed’ traces the story of Teddy Rubin, a Hungarian Jew who survived the Mauthausen concentration camp, saved Army comrades during the Korean War, and ultimately received a Medal of Honor — even in the face of anti-Semitism.3
How do you give Mom and Dad the attention they deserve in their final days? Acclaimed journalist Bob Morris explores his parents’ deaths in his new book, ‘Bobby Wonderful.’
In ‘Alexandrian Summer,’ Egyptian-Jewish novelist and playwright, Yitzhak Gormezano Goren, explores whether faith or culture define who we are - and culture wins out.
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