Monthly Archives: November 2010

It’s Christmastime for Chanukah books

Lisa Silverman, children’s editor of Jewish Book World, has an article in Jewish Journal on Chanukah picture books…continue reading here.

Hello My Long Lost Friend

NETWORK author Angella Nazarian shares a touching anecdote from her Jewish Book Month tour with the Jewish Book Council.
When she wasn’t giggling, she talked in a rapid-fire, sing-song register.  Continue reading here.

See your name in the next Ayelet Waldman novel!

Posted by Naomi Firestone-Teeter


First Amendment Project
(FAP), a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing free legal services on public interest free speech and free press matters, is hosting an auction with a literary bent!  Continue reading here.

One Foot in America

Not a Historical Record

Earlier this week, Ruth Franklin wrote about sharing a stage with Yann Martel and discussed whether anything new can be said about the Holocaust. She is the author of A Thousand Darknesses: Lies and Truth in Holocaust Fiction.

One of the demoralizing things about writing a book about Holocaust literature is how much of it there is out there.  Continue reading here.

Great Cover of the Day: Leeches

Posted by Naomi Firestone-Teeter

Just received a review copy of David Albahari‘s forthcoming Leeches (April 28, 2011 from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)…continue reading here.

Report on the 12th Annual Jewish Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators Conference

Posted by Naomi Firestone-Teeter

Barbara Krasner, the coordinator of our annual Jewish Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators Conference, reports on this year’s conference over at her blog, The Whole Megillah…continue reading here.