Tag Archives: Simon Sebag Montefiore

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.

Notes from Mishkenot Sha’ananim: Montefiore and Oz

In his last post, Bob Goldfarb, a regular reviewer for Jewish Book World, wrote about the panel “Ashes and Ink: Contemporary Holocaust Writing.” He is blogging here all week about the International Writers’ Festival at Mishkenot Sha’ananim in Jerusalem.

An amiable chat between historian Simon Sebag Montefiore and novelist/essayist Amos Oz ended the first evening of the Mishkenot Sha’ananim Writers’ Conference.  Continue reading here.