Ayelet Tsabari, author of “The Best Place On Earth,” is the winner of the 2015 Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature. Several finalists engage with the Russian-Jewish experience.
More and more Jewish writers from the former Soviet Union are writing about their immigration experiences.
Think the Soviet-Jewish immigration experience has been chronicled to death? Think again: Yelena Akhtiorskaya’s new novel, ‘Panic in a Suitcase,’ feels unexpectedly fresh.
The National Book Critics Circle announced the finalists for its annual book awards on Saturday, which include Benjamin Moser’s “Why This World,” a biography of the Brazilian Jewish novelist Clarice Lispector.