Tag Archives: Maggie Anton

Maggie Anton on Jews and the First Crusade

In her last posts Maggie Anton, the author of the Rashi’s Daughters trilogy, reviewed Elie Wiesel’s Rashi and wrote on being a historical novelist.

When I first decided to write a trilogy of historical novels about Rashi’s daughters, one for each, I knew that the third book, on Rachel, would contain scenes occurring in the First Crusade. Continue reading here.

Maggie Anton on Being a Historical Novelist

In her last post Maggie Anton, the author of the Rashi’s Daughters trilogy, reviewed Elie Wiesel’s Rashi. Below, Anton writes on being a historical novelist.

Because the main characters in my Rashi’s Daughters trilogy are real, historical figures, the family of the great medieval Jewish scholar, my readers are both concerned and curious about what is fact and what is fiction in my novels.  Continue reading here.

Maggie Anton Reviews Elie Wiesel’s “Rashi”

Maggie Anton, the author of the Rashi’s Daughters trilogy, reviews Elie Wiesel’s Rashi. The final book in the Rashi’s Daughters series, Rachel: A Novel of Love and the Talmud in Medieval France, was just released.
I haven’t looked forward to a book’s release so much since the final installment of Harry Potter.  Continue reading here.

Maggie Anton Shares Her Top 10 Books About Jewish Women

Posted by Naomi Firestone

Naomi at the Jewish Publication Society just started a new series on the JPS Blog, where she asks JPS authors to recommend a list of ten books related to the subject matter they’ve written about themselves. Continue reading here.

Oh Summer…

Posted by Naomi Firestone

Summer is…almost here.

Keep your eyes open for these upcoming titles as you browse the shelves this Summer.

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