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JBC Bookshelf: Fall Cookbooks

Posted by Naomi Firestone-Teeter


Speaking of cookbooks
…need some recipe ideas for the High Holidays this year?  Continue reading here.

JBC Bookshelf: Fall Nonfiction

Posted by Naomi Firestone-Teeter
This fall brings not only a bounty of fiction, but a bounty of nonfiction, as well. This edition of “JBC Bookshelf” offers memoirs, a “biography,” and humor, taking us from Israel to Egypt to France (keeping with the “travel” trend). Many of the below titles will be reviewed in our fall or winter issue of Jewish Book World, so be on the look out for more about each of them. And, while we love bringing you fall book treats, we also have another (literary) treat in store for you…stay tuned… Continue reading.

JBC Bookshelf: Fall Fiction

Posted by Naomi Firestone-Teeter

While you can probably only snag a few of these before Labor Day (Sweet Like Sugar The Book of LifeThe Emperor of Lies), the rest should keep you busy through the fall (non-fiction version to follow next week).  For you fast readers, we’ll post more fiction lists throughout the season.  Continue reading here.

JBC Bookshelf: Fall Travel

Posted by Naomi Firestone-Teeter
This fall, travel through history with literature: Vivian Gornick presents a portrait of an early 20th century radical icon; Umberto Eco brings us back to the conspiracies of the 19th century; and Rabbi Lawrence Hoffman allows readers to listen in on the Jewish conversation as it has expanded–from the Hebrew Bible to the early 21st century. Continue reading here.

JBC Bookshelf: Summer Hodgepodge

Posted by Naomi Firestone-Teeter
It’s been a while since my last “Bookshelf,” but things have finally calmed down (ha!) here with summer, and I’ve had some time to compile our latest edition.  This one is a real hodgepodge…memoir, fiction, visual arts.  Continue reading here.