Monthly Archives: June 2011

Jewish Writer

Earlier this week, David Albahari wrote about  the madness of one-paragraph novels and the author’s voice. He has been blogging all week for the Jewish Book Council and MyJewishLearning‘s Author Blog.
Being a Jewish writer is no different from being any other kind of writer. I don’t believe that Jewish writers have any special mission, or that they see the world in a different way, which would give them any advantage over other writers. Continue reading here.

Journey Through Jewish BookLand

Posted by Alyssa Berlin

The smell of old books filled the office today as I went through old volumes of the Jewish Book Annual (actually it happened to smell a lot like this too). Continue reading here.

Book Giveaway

Posted by Dani Crickman

We’re giving away copies of The Eichmann Trial by Deborah Lipstadt for our upcoming Twitter Book Club! Continue reading here.

The Voice

On Monday, David Albahari explained the motive behind the madness of one-paragraph novels. He will be blogging all week for the Jewish Book Council and MyJewishLearning‘s Author Blog.
I think it was Saul Bellow who once said that writers do not have tasks or duties – they only have their inspiration and that’s the only voice they should listen to. Continue reading here.

Book Cover of the Week: The Frozen Rabbi

Posted by Naomi Firestone-Teeter

The paperback edition of The Frozen Rabbi (Steve Stern) is now available from Algonquin Books. View the cover here.