Monthly Archives: October 2010

Gary Shteyngart Tours Stuyvesant High School

Posted by Naomi Firestone-Teeter

Gary Shteyngart (Super Sad True Love Story) gives NYC Media and The Daily Beast a tour of his alma mater, Stuyvesant High School…continue reading here.

You Are What You Read

Posted by Dani Crickman

Yesterday, Scholastic launched You Are What You Read, a social networking site for readers. Continue reading here.

Joel Chasnoff Visits…the Miami Jewish Book Festival

NETWORK author Joel Chasnoff (The 188th Crybaby Brigade: A Skinny Jewish Kid from Chicago Fights Hezbollah) will be blogging for the JBC over the next month about his travels around the country for Jewish Book Month. Read his first post here.
Terrific event last night at the Miami Jewish Book Festival.

Continue reading here.

Book Tour 2010: Joel Chasnoff

NETWORK author Joel Chasnoff (The 188th Crybaby Brigade: A Skinny Jewish Kid from Chicago Fights Hezbollah) will be blogging for the JBC over the next month about his travels around the country for Jewish Book Month. Be sure to check out his website to see if he’ll be visiting a city near you…maybe you’ll even end up in one of his posts! And, if you haven’t read his posts for the JBC/MJL Author Blog, you can find them all here.

Just landed in Miami for tonight’s event at the Alper JCC, and already it’s been a harrowing day. Continue reading here.

 

News!

Posted by Naomi Firestone-Teeter

  • Jewcy has a new website! What do you think?
  • We’re also working on a new website, but need YOUR help. Answer a few questions on this survey (promise…it’s super easy) and you may win a free grab bag of books from the JBC (one responder will be chosen at random to receive the package).
  • I was thrilled to learn about The Paris Review‘s newly public Interviews section and had planned on writing a blog post about it this morning…but Jewish Literary Review beat me to it! Check it out here.
  • Writers: Wanna go to Israel? For free? StandWithUs is running a writing contest and the winner will be awarded a round-trip flight to Israel. More here from Erika Dreifus.

A Fine Romance wins 2010 Deems Taylor Award

Posted by Dani Crickman

David Lehman, author of A Fine Romance: Jewish Songwriters, American Songs, wrote to us with some exciting news…continue reading here.