Monthly Archives: June 2009


Posted by Naomi Firestone
Last year Peter Manseau made a splash as the non-Jewish author sweeping through the Jewish literary community with his work Songs for the Butcher’s Daughter (which happened to win the Jewish Book Council’s own National Jewish Book Award for Fiction). Continue reading here.

Paper Bridge Summer Arts Festival

Posted by Naomi Firestone
Thanks to Erika Dreifus (My Machberet) for the heads up about the National Yiddish Book Center’s upcoming Paper Bridge Summer Arts Festival.  Continue reading here.

Rather Strange…But We Thought We’d Share

Posted by Naomi Firestone

Philip Roth laugh sample on a dance track? Yep, it exists.  Continue reading here.

Looking for more summer reading?

Posted by Miri Pomerantz Dauber
Always looking for new book recommendations? Continue reading here.

The Other Singer

Posted by Naomi Firestone

Sarah Weinman takes a look at the third Singer sibling, Esther Singer Kreitman, and her reissued novel…continue reading here.

Dear Book Seer: What Should I Read Next?

Posted by Naomi Firestone
Need some book suggestions based on books you’ve just read or enjoyed reading? Check out The Book Seer. Continue reading here.

2009 M-Net Literary Awards

Posted by Naomi Firestone
Congratulations to Anne Landsman, who just returned from South Africa where she accepted the 2009 M-Net Literary Award for her title The Rowing Lesson…continue reading here.