Monthly Archives: April 2009

Four Questions for…Anya Ulinich

Posted by Naomi Firestone

JTA (with support from the Foundation for Jewish Culture) posted an interview yesterday with 2009 Sami Rohr Prize Finalist Anya Ulinich.

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One Book and One Espresso Please

Posted by Naomi Firestone

This article isn’t specifically Jewish, but I couldn’t resist sharing…Britain just launched their first book vending machine (Espresso Book Machine).

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Conversations on Jewish American Lit in the Blogosphere

Posted by Naomi Firestone

The “Slouching Towards Bushwick” blog outlines recent articles examining New American Jewish Literature, specifically highlighting the earlier mentioned article “The New Yiddishists”.

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Israeli writer Gail Hareven in the New Yorker

Posted by Naomi Firestone

Read Israeli writer Gail Hareven’s short story “The Slows” in The New Yorker.

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The Best Israeli Novelist You’ve Never Heard Of

Posted by Naomi Firestone

The Jewish Week on Meir Shalev (Winner of the 2007 National Jewish Book in Fiction for his work A Pigeon and a Boy).

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Mark Mazower wins a 2008 LA Times Book Prize

Posted by Naomi Firestone

The LA Times Book Blog, Jacket Copy, announces the winners of the 2008 LA Times Book Prizes, which includes Mark Mazower’s title Hitler’s Empire: How the Nazis Ruled Europe under History.

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Amy Bloom on her “Writing Life”

Posted by Naomi Firestone

Amy Bloom discusses her “Writing Life” and her novel Away in The Washington Post.

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