Winners of the 2018 National Jewish Book Awards include one of Israel’s foremost statesmen and a couple who kept their love alive by hunting Nazis.
(JTA) — Michael Chabon and Daniel Gordis were among the winners of the 2016 National Jewish Book Awards. Gordis’ book “Israel: A Concise History of a Nation Reborn” won the Jewish Book of the Year award, the Jewish Book Council announced Wednesday. Chabon was honored with a Modern Jewish Literary Achievement Award. His latest novel…
Kenneth Bonert’s South African epic ‘The Lion Seeker’ hasn’t gotten much attention. But its richly detailed account of Jewish Johannesburg makes it one of the best novels of the year.
The National Jewish Book Council has announced the winners of the 2013 National Jewish Book Awards.
The Jewish Book Council has announced this year’s winners of its National Jewish Book Award. The award is given in 18 categories, including a lifetime achievement award, which this year went to Eric R. Kandel, who was also a 2000 Nobel Prize recipient in Physiology or Medicine.
Each Thursday, The Arty Semite features excerpts and reviews of the best contemporary Jewish poetry. This week Jake Marmer writes about “Radical Poetics and Secular Jewish Culture.”
Some of you may know Robert Pinsky as one of the most successful Poet Laureates of the United States; some of you may know him as a ceaseless champion of poets and poetry (not least as the poetry editor at Slate); some of you may know him as a considerable poet in his own right. But few of you know him as a Casio keyboard crooner.