The Weight of Ink

The Weight of InkAn intellectual and emotional jigsaw puzzle of a novel for readers ofA S Byatt s Possession and Geraldine Brooks s People of the Book Set in London of the 1660s and of the early twenty first century, The Weight of Ink is the interwoven tale of two women of remarkable intellect Ester Velasquez,

Kaddish.comThe Pulitzer finalist delivers his best work yet a brilliant, streamlined comic novel, reminiscent of early Philip Roth and of his own most masterful stories, about a son s failure to say Kaddish for his father Larry is an atheist in a family of orthodox Memphis Jews When his father dies, it is

The Girl from Berlin (Liam Taggart & Catherine Lockhart, #5)

The Girl from Berlin (Liam Taggart & Catherine Lockhart, #5)An old friend calls Catherine Lockhart and Liam Taggart to his famous Italian restaurant to enlist their help His aunt is being evicted from her home in the Tuscan hills by a powerful corporation claiming they own the deeds, even though she can produce her own set of deeds to her land Catherine

In the Darkroom

In the DarkroomFrom the Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and bestselling author of Backlash, comes In the Darkroom, an astonishing confrontation with the enigma of her father and the larger riddle of identity consuming our age In the summer of 2004 I set out to investigate someone I scarcely knew, my father.

Forest Dark

Forest DarkJules Epstein, a man whose drive, avidity, and outsized personality have, for sixty eight years, been a force to be reckoned with, is undergoing a metamorphosis In the wake of his parents deaths, his divorce from his wife of than thirty years, and his retirement from the New York legal firm

How to Fight Anti-Semitism

How to Fight Anti-SemitismThe prescient New York Times writer delivers an urgent wake up call to all Americans exposing the alarming rise of anti Semitism in this country and explains what we can do to defeat it Stunning Bari Weiss is heroic, fearless, brilliant and big hearted Most importantly, she is right Lisa

Color Me In

Color Me InDebut YA author Natasha D az pulls from her personal experience to inform this powerful coming of age novel about the meaning of friendship, the joyful beginnings of romance, and the racism and religious intolerance that can both strain a family to the breaking point and strengthen its bonds Who is

Saving Sophie (Liam Taggart & Catherine Lockhart, #2)

Saving Sophie (Liam Taggart & Catherine Lockhart, #2)From the author of Once We Were Brothers, Liam and Catherine team up again to investigate an embezzlement case, and discover a link between their prime suspect, a kidnapping, and a terrorist cell Jack Sommers was just an ordinary accountant from Chicago That is, until his wife passed away, his

It's a Whole Spiel: Love, Latkes, and Other Jewish Stories

It's a Whole Spiel: Love, Latkes, and Other Jewish StoriesIncludes a special introduction by Mayim Bialik, star of The Big Bang Theory and author of the 1 bestseller Girling Up Get ready to fall in love, experience heartbreak, and discover the true meaning of identity in this poignant collection of short stories about Jewish teens, including entries by

Eternal Life

Eternal LifeRachel is a woman with a problem she can t die Her recent troubles widowhood, a failing business, an unemployed middle aged son are only the latest in a litany spanning dozens of countries, scores of marriages, and hundreds of children In the 2,000 years since she made a spiritual bargain to save

Oskar and the Eight Blessings

Oskar and the Eight BlessingsA refugee seeking sanctuary from the horrors of Kristallnacht, Oskar arrives by ship in New York City with only a photograph and an address for an aunt he has never met It is both the seventh day of Hanukkah and Christmas Eve, 1938 As Oskar walks the length of Manhattan, from the Battery to his

Israel: A Concise History of a Nation Reborn

Israel: A Concise History of a Nation RebornWinner of the Jewish Book of the Year Award The first comprehensive yet accessible history of the state of Israel from its inception to present day, from Daniel Gordis, one of the most respected Israel analysts The Forward living and writing in Jerusalem Israel is a tiny state, and yet it has

The Secrets of Flight

The Secrets of FlightThis captivating, breakout novel told in alternating viewpoints brings readers from the skies of World War II to the present day, where a woman is prepared to tell her secrets at last Estranged from her family since just after World War II, Mary Browning has spent her entire adult life hiding from

Mother, Can You Not?

Mother, Can You Not?Based on the wildly popular Instagram account CrazyJewishMom, Kate Siegel s essay collection about life with the woman who redefined the term helicopter mom There is nothing wonderful than a mother s love There is also nothing annoying Who else can proudly insist that you re perfect

Letters to My Palestinian Neighbor

Letters to My Palestinian NeighborNew York Times bestseller A profound and original book, the work of a gifted thinker Daphne Merkin, The Wall Street Journal Attempting to break the agonizing impasse between Israelis and Palestinians, the Israeli commentator and award winning author ofLike Dreamersdirectly addresses his

Night (The Night Trilogy, #1)

Night (The Night Trilogy, #1)Born in the town of Sighet, Transylvania, Elie Wiesel was a teenager when he and his family were taken from their home in 1944 to Auschwitz concentration camp, and then to Buchenwald Night is the terrifying record of Elie Wiesel s memories of the death of his family, the death of his own innocence,

The Chosen (Reuven Malther #1)

The Chosen (Reuven Malther #1)It is the now classic story of two fathers and two sons and the pressures on all of them to pursue the religion they share in the way that is best suited to each And as the boys grow into young men, they discover in the other a lost spiritual brother, and a link to an unexplored world that neither

The Sabbath: Its Meaning for Modern Man

The Sabbath: Its Meaning for Modern ManElegant, passionate, and filled with the love of God s creation, Abraham Joshua Heschel s The Sabbath has been hailed as a classic of Jewish spirituality ever since its original publication and has been read by thousands of people seeking meaning in modern life In this brief yet profound meditation