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J

(Available October 14, 2014)
J
Written by Howard Jacobson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780553419559
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J
A Novel
Written by Howard Jacobson


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $25.00

Finalist for the 2014 Man Booker Prize

J is a snarling, effervescent, and ambitious philosophical work of fiction that poses unsettling questions about our sense of history, and our self-satisfied orthodoxies. Jacobson’s triumph is to craft a novel that is poignant as well as troubling from the debris.” —Independent (UK)

 
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J
A Novel
Written by Howard Jacobson


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $12.99

Finalist for the 2014 Man Booker Prize

J is a snarling, effervescent, and ambitious philosophical work of fiction that poses unsettling questions about our sense of history, and our self-satisfied orthodoxies. Jacobson’s triumph is to craft a novel that is poignant as well as troubling from the debris.” —Independent (UK)

 
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Diary of the Fall
Diary of the Fall
Written by Michel Laub, Translated by Margaret Jull Costa
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781590516515
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Diary of the Fall

Written by Michel Laub
Translated by Margaret Jull Costa


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: August 26, 2014
Price: $20.00

A cruel schoolboy prank leaves the only Catholic boy in an elite Jewish school in Porto Alegre terribly injured. Years later, one of his classmates revisits that episode, trying to come to terms with the choices he made then and his present demons.

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Diary of the Fall

Written by Michel Laub
Translated by Margaret Jull Costa


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 26, 2014
Price: $15.95

A cruel schoolboy prank leaves the only Catholic boy in an elite Jewish school in Porto Alegre terribly injured. Years later, one of his classmates revisits that episode, trying to come to terms with the choices he made then and his present demons. 

DIARY OF THE FALL is the story of three... Read more >
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Suddenly, Love
Suddenly, Love
Written by Aharon Appelfeld
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780805242959
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Suddenly, Love
A Novel
Written by Aharon Appelfeld


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $25.00

A poignant, heartbreaking new work by “one of the best novelists alive” (Irving Howe)—the story of a lonely older man and his devoted young caretaker who transform each other’s lives in ways they could never have imagined.
 
Ernst is a gruff seventy-year-old Red Army veteran from Ukraine who landed, almost by accident...

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Suddenly, Love
Suddenly, Love
Written by Aharon Appelfeld
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780805243154
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Suddenly, Love
A Novel
Written by Aharon Appelfeld


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $12.99

A poignant, heartbreaking new work by “one of the best novelists alive” (Irving Howe)—the story of a lonely older man and his devoted young caretaker who transform each other’s lives in ways they could never have imagined.
 
Ernst is a gruff seventy-year-old Red Army veteran from Ukraine who landed, almost by accident...

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The Commandant of Lubizec
The Commandant of Lubizec
Written by Patrick Hicks
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781586422202
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The Commandant of Lubizec
A Novel of The Holocaust and Operation Reinhard
Written by Patrick Hicks


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2014
Price: $16.00

After the Nazis invaded Poland in 1939, they quickly began persecuting anyone who was Jewish. Millions were shoved into ghettos and forced to live under the swastika. Death camps were built and something called "Operation Reinhard" was set into motion. Its goal? To murder all the Jews of Poland.

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The Commandant of Lubizec
A Novel of The Holocaust and Operation Reinhard
Written by Patrick Hicks


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2014
Price: $16.00

After the Nazis invaded Poland in 1939, they quickly began persecuting anyone who was Jewish. Millions were shoved into ghettos and forced to live under the swastika. Death camps were built and something called "Operation Reinhard" was set into motion. Its goal? To murder all the Jews of Poland.

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In the Courtyard of the Kabbalist
In the Courtyard of the Kabbalist
Written by Ruchama King Feuerman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590178140
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In the Courtyard of the Kabbalist

Written by Ruchama King Feuerman


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2014
Price: $16.00

2013 National Jewish Book Award Finalist

An eczema-riddled Lower East Side haberdasher, Isaac Markowitz, moves to Israel to repair his broken heart and becomes, much to his own surprise, the assistant to a famous old rabbi who daily dispenses wisdom (and soup) to the troubled souls who wash up in his courtyard... Read more >
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Falling Out of Time
Falling Out of Time
Written by David Grossman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385350136
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Falling Out of Time

Written by David Grossman


Format: Hardcover, 208 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2014
Price: $24.95

Following his magisterial To the End of the Land, the universally acclaimed Israeli author brings us an incandescent fable of parental grief––concise, elemental, a powerfully distilled experience of understanding and acceptance, and of art’s triumph over death.
 
In Falling Out of Time, David Grossman has created a genre-defying drama––part play... Read more >
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Falling Out of Time
Falling Out of Time
Written by David Grossman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385350143
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Falling Out of Time

Written by David Grossman


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2014
Price: $12.99

Following his magisterial To the End of the Land, the universally acclaimed Israeli author brings us an incandescent fable of parental grief––concise, elemental, a powerfully distilled experience of understanding and acceptance, and of art’s triumph over death.
 
In Falling Out of Time, David Grossman has created a genre-defying drama––part play... Read more >
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The Dove Flyer

Written by Eli Amir


Format: eBook, 560 pages
On Sale: February 11, 2014
Price: $9.99

The Dove Flyer tells the story of the last years of the Jewish community in Baghdad, before their expulsion in 1950 and settlement in Israel. The young narrator, Kabi, watches as the members of his extended family each develop different dreams and a different sets of fears throughout these tumultuous, transitional... Read more >
The Elixir of Immortality
The Elixir of Immortality
Written by Gabi Gleichmann
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590515891
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The Elixir of Immortality

Written by Gabi Gleichmann


Format: Trade Paperback, 768 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $18.95

A mesmerizing debut novel that spans a thousand years of European and Jewish history seen through the beguiling members of the Spinoza family
 
Since the eleventh century, the Spinoza family has passed down, from father to son, a secret manuscript containing the recipe for immortality. Now, after thirty-six generations, the... Read more >
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The Elixir of Immortality

Written by Gabi Gleichmann


Format: eBook, 800 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $13.99

A mesmerizing debut novel that spans a thousand years of European and Jewish history seen through the beguiling members of the Spinoza family
 
Since the eleventh century, the Spinoza family has passed down, from father to son, a secret manuscript containing the recipe for immortality. Now, after thirty-six generations, the... Read more >
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In the Courtyard of the Kabbalist

Written by Ruchama King Feuerman


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $9.99

2013 National Jewish Book Award Finalist

An eczema-riddled Lower East Side haberdasher, Isaac Markowitz, moves to Israel to repair his broken heart and becomes, much to his own surprise, the assistant to a famous old rabbi who daily dispenses wisdom (and soup) to the troubled souls who wash up in his courtyard... Read more >
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Yudl
Yudl
Written by Layle Silbert
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781609804404
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Yudl
And Other Stories
Written by Layle Silbert


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: August 6, 2013
Price: $17.95

Set in 1920s Chicago, the short novel Yudl follows its eponymous protagonist, a middle-aged editor at a left-leaning newspaper called The Yiddish Courier. Yudl and his wife have decided to become landlords, purchasing a vacant lot and hiring an acquaintance—aptly named Mason—to oversee the construction of their future apartment building. However, delays in... Read more >
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Yudl
And Other Stories
Written by Layle Silbert


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: August 6, 2013
Price: $17.95

Set in 1920s Chicago, the short novel Yudl follows its eponymous protagonist, a middle-aged editor at a left-leaning newspaper called The Yiddish Courier. Yudl and his wife have decided to become landlords, purchasing a vacant lot and hiring an acquaintance—aptly named Mason—to oversee the construction of their future apartment building. However, delays in... Read more >
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The Pathseeker

Written by Imre Kertesz
Translated by Tim Wilkinson


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 9, 2013
Price: $15.95

"There's no such thing as chance...only injustice."

From the winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature for “writing that upholds the fragile experience of the individual against the barbaric arbitrariness of history..."

The acclaimed Hungarian Holocaust survivor Imre Kertész continues his investigation of the malignant methodologies of totalitarianism in a major... Read more >
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The Union Jack

Written by Imre Kertesz
Translated by Tim Wilkinson


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 9, 2013
Price: $14.00

"It was...unnecessary for me to fret about who the murderer was: Everybody was."

A haunting, never-before-translated, autobiographical novella by the 2002 Nobel Prize winner.

An unnamed narrator recounts a simple anecdote, his sighting of the Union Jack—the British Flag—during the Hungarian Revolution of 1956, in the few days preceding the uprising's... Read more >
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Transit

Written by Anna Seghers
Afterword by Heinrich Boll
Translated by Margot Bettauer Dembo
Introduction by Peter Conrad


Format: eBook, 280 pages
On Sale: May 7, 2013
Price: $15.95

Anna Seghers’s Transit is an existential, political, literary thriller that explores the agonies of boredom, the vitality of storytelling, and the plight of the exile with extraordinary compassion and insight.
     
Having escaped from a Nazi concentration camp in Germany in 1937, and later a camp in Rouen, the nameless twenty-seven-year-old German... Read more >
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Transit
Transit
Written by Anna Seghers, Afterword by Heinrich Boll, Translated by Margot Bettauer Dembo, Introduction by Peter Conrad
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590176252
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Transit

Written by Anna Seghers
Afterword by Heinrich Boll
Translated by Margot Bettauer Dembo
Introduction by Peter Conrad


Format: Trade Paperback, 280 pages
On Sale: May 7, 2013
Price: $15.95

Anna Seghers’s Transit is an existential, political, literary thriller that explores the agonies of boredom, the vitality of storytelling, and the plight of the exile with extraordinary compassion and insight.
     
Having escaped from a Nazi concentration camp in Germany in 1937, and later a camp in Rouen, the nameless twenty-seven-year-old German... Read more >
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The World Without You
The World Without You
Written by Joshua Henkin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307277183
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The World Without You
A Novel
Written by Joshua Henkin


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $15.00

It's July 4, 2005, and the Frankel family is descending upon their beloved summer home in the Berkshires. They have gathered to memorialize Leo, the youngest of the four siblings and an intrepid journalist killed on that day in 2004, while on assignment in Iraq. But Leo’s parents are adrift in... Read more >
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What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank
What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank
Written by Nathan Englander
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307949608
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What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank
Stories
Written by Nathan Englander


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: March 5, 2013
Price: $15.00

A New York Times Notable Book
An NPR Best Book of 2012

These eight powerful stories, dazzling in their display of language and imagination, show a celebrated short-story writer and novelist grappling with the great questions of modern life.

From the title story, a provocative portrait of two marriages inspired by Raymond Carver’s...

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I Am Forbidden
I Am Forbidden
Written by Anouk Markovits
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307984746
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I Am Forbidden
A Novel
Written by Anouk Markovits


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: February 26, 2013
Price: $14.00

  A family is torn apart by fierce belief and private longing in this unprecedented journey deep inside the most insular sect of Hasidic Jews, the Satmar.

    In 1939, five-year-old Josef witnesses the murder of his family by the Romanian Iron Guard. He is taken in by a Gentile maid, who raises...

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The Wanting
The Wanting
Written by Michael Lavigne
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780805212556
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The Wanting
A Novel
Written by Michael Lavigne


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: February 26, 2013
Price: $25.95

From the author of Not Me, this powerful novel about an Israeli father and his daughter brings to life a rich canvas of events and unexpected change in the aftermath of a suicide bombing.
 
In the galvanizing opening of The Wanting, the celebrated Russian-born postmodern architect Roman Guttman is injured in a...

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