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,

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About the Night

About the NightOn a hot summer day in 1947, on a grandstand overlooking Jerusalem, Elias and Lila fall deeply, irrevocably in love Tragically, they come from two different worlds Elias is a Christian Arab living on the eastern side of the newly divided city, and Lila is a Jew living on the western side A

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The Third Daughter

The Third DaughterFrom the author of Jerusalem Maiden comes a remarkable story, inspired by little known true events,about the thousands of young Jewish women who were trafficked into prostitution at the turn of the 20th century, and whose subjugation helped build Buenos Aires.The turn of the 20th century finds

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The Girl from Krakow

The Girl from KrakowIt s 1935 Rita Feuerstahl comes to the university in Krakow intent on enjoying her freedom But life has other things in store marriage, a love affair, a child, all in the shadows of the oncoming war When the war arrives, Rita is armed with a secret so enormous that it could cost the Allies

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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

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The Bridal Chair

The Bridal ChairIda Chagall, the only daughter of Marc Chagall, is blossoming in the Paris art world beyond her father s controlling gaze But her newfound independence is short lived In Nazi occupied Paris, Chagall s status as a Jewish artist has made them all targets, yet his devotion to his art blinds him to

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As Close to Us as Breathing

As Close to Us as BreathingIn 1948, a small stretch of the Woodmont, Connecticut shoreline, affectionately named Bagel Beach, has long been a summer destination for Jewish families Here sisters Ada, Vivie, and Bec assemble at their beloved family cottage, with children in tow and weekend only husbands who arrive each

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Judas

JudasAmos Oz narra en Judas las grandes preguntas y conflictos de la historia y de la religi n en Oriente Pr ximo.Judas, el regreso de Amos Oz a la novela, g nero que no hab a frecuentado desde Una historia de amor y oscuridad, plantea una audaz y novedosa interpretaci n de la figura de Judas Iscariote

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The Last Flight of Poxl West

The Last Flight of Poxl WestA stunning novel from award winning author Daniel Torday, in which a young man recounts his idolization of his Uncle Poxl, a Jewish, former RAF pilot, exploring memory, fame and story telling All his life, Elijah Goldstein has idolized his charismatic Uncle Poxl Intensely magnetic, cultured and

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Shylock Is My Name

Shylock Is My NameMan Booker Prize winner Howard Jacobson brings his singular brilliance to this modern re imagining of one of Shakespeare s most unforgettable characters Shylock Winter, a cemetery, Shylock In this provocative and profound interpretation of The Merchant of Venice, Shylock is juxtaposed against

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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

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Uncovered: How I Left Hasidic Life and Finally Came Home

Uncovered: How I Left Hasidic Life and Finally Came HomeWriters League of Texas Discover Award Finalist Pirate s Alley PEN Faulkner, May Sarton Award, Chautauqua Prize a Redbook Magazine and Good Housekeeping Best Book of 2015 2016 Wordwrite Award for memoir Uncovered is the first memoir to tell of a gay woman leaving the Hasidic fold Told in

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