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Judith Shulevitz

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Judith Shulevitz is a literary critic and a former columnist for The New York Times and Slate. Her work has also appeared in The New Republic and The New Yorker. She lives in New York City with her husband, Nicholas Lemann, and children.

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The Sabbath World
Glimpses of a Different Order of Time
Written by Judith Shulevitz


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: April 5, 2011
Price: $15.00

Winner, 2011 Sophie Brody Medal for Jewish Literature

“Everyone curls up inside a Sabbath at some point or other. Religion need not be involved.”

The Sabbath is not just the holy day of rest. It’s also a utopian idea about a less pressured, more sociable, purer world. Where did this notion come... Read more >
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The Sabbath World
Glimpses of a Different Order of Time
Written by Judith Shulevitz


Format: eBook
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: March 23, 2010
Price: $13.99

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