Travel Through Jewish Fiction: Celebrate Jewish Book Month with These Titles and Read-Alikes

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With this sampling of just-released 2016 and backlisted 2015 titles, there’s something for every reader to enjoy during Jewish Book Month.

LJ Fiction Reviews: November 15, 2016

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Debuter Fabiaschi is a perfect choice for book clubs; an enthralling retelling of the women of Troy; recent Jewish fiction; a roundup of top indie picks; graphic novels for Black History Month; for fans of magic-based fantasy, Shinn blends a potent brew of politics and alchemy

Recent Jewish Fiction: Celebrate Jewish Book Month with These 11 Titles and Read-Alikes

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Jewish Book Month, November 6–December 6, provides the perfect opportunity to explore the varied themes presented here.

A New Year, a New Publisher: Fig Tree Books

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With Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, scheduled to begin Wednesday evening, how appropriate then that on Monday, September 22,  Fig Tree Books LLC, a new publisher of literary fiction that chronicles the American Jewish experience, announced its inaugural list for the spring 2015 season. Its first four books include Prayers for the Living (March) by National […]

Fertile Ground: Jewish Literature | Collection Development, July 2013

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Ask three people what constitutes a Jewish book, and you’ll get four answers. These 25 titles focus on “Jewish themes’ of identity, family, the relationship with a supreme deity, and more.