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The Impossible Exile
The Impossible Exile
Written by George Prochnik
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781590516126
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The Impossible Exile
Stefan Zweig at the End of the World
Written by George Prochnik


Format: Hardcover, 408 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $27.95

An original study of exile, told through the biography of Austrian writer Stefan Zweig
 
By the 1930s, Stefan Zweig had become the most widely translated living author in the world. His novels, short stories, and biographies were so compelling that they became instant best sellers. Zweig was also an intellectual... Read more >
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The Impossible Exile
Stefan Zweig at the End of the World
Written by George Prochnik


Format: eBook, 340 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $21.99

An original study of exile, told through the biography of Austrian writer Stefan Zweig
 
By the 1930s, Stefan Zweig had become the most widely translated living author in the world. His novels, short stories, and biographies were so compelling that they became instant best sellers. Zweig was also an intellectual... Read more >
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The Art of Blessing the Day
The Art of Blessing the Day
Written by Marge Piercy
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ISBN: 9780307760180
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The Art of Blessing the Day
Poems with a Jewish Theme
Written by Marge Piercy


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: August 7, 2013
Price: $13.99

Winner of the 2000 Paterson Poetry Prize

About Marge Piercy's collection of her old and new poems that celebrate the Jewish experience, the poet Lyn Lifshin writes: "The Art of Blessing the Day is an exquisite book. The whole collection is strong, passionate, and poignant, but the mother and daughter poems, fierce... Read more >
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Dossier K
Dossier K
Written by Imre Kertesz, Translated by Tim Wilkinson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781612192024
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Dossier K
A Memoir
Written by Imre Kertesz
Translated by Tim Wilkinson


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: May 7, 2013
Price: $18.95

The first and only memoir from the Nobel Prize–winning author, in the form of an illuminating, often funny, and often combative interview—with himself

Dossier K. is Imre Kertész’s response to the hasty biographies and profiles that followed his 2002 Nobel Prize for Literature—an attempt to set the record straight. 

The result... Read more >
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Dossier K
A Memoir
Written by Imre Kertesz
Translated by Tim Wilkinson


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 7, 2013
Price: $18.95

The first and only memoir from the Nobel Prize–winning author, in the form of an illuminating, often funny, and often combative interview—with himself

Dossier K. is Imre Kertész’s response to the hasty biographies and profiles that followed his 2002 Nobel Prize for Literature—an attempt to set the record straight. 

The result... Read more >
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The Last Resistance
The Last Resistance
Written by Jacqueline Rose
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ISBN: 9781844672264
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The Last Resistance

Written by Jacqueline Rose


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $25.95

In The Last Resistance, Jacqueline Rose explores the power of writing to create and transform our political lives. In particular, she examines the role of literature in the Zionist imagination: here, literature is presented as a unique form of dissidence, with the power to expose the unconscious of nations, and often... Read more >
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Yosl Rakover Talks to God
Yosl Rakover Talks to God
Written by Zvi Kolitz
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ISBN: 9780307797803
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Yosl Rakover Talks to God

Written by Zvi Kolitz


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: June 29, 2011
Price: $11.99

A dying Jew's last words to God -- a text that is regarded as the greatest piece of writing to have emerged from the Holocaust -- the story of how it came to be written, and the afterlife of both the author and his creation.
As the German tanks destroy the Warsaw... Read more >
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Job
Job
Written by Joseph Roth, Translated by Ross Benjamin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780982624609
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Job

Written by Joseph Roth
Translated by Ross Benjamin


Format: Trade Paperback, 250 pages
On Sale: November 24, 2010
Price: $17.00

Job is the tale of Mendel Singer, a pious, destitute Eastern-European Jew and children’s Torah teacher whose faith is tested at every turn. His youngest son seems to be incurably disabled, one of his older sons joins the Russian Army, the other deserts to America, and his daughter is running around with... Read more >
The Schocken Book of Modern Sephardic Literature
The Schocken Book of Modern Sephardic Literature
Edited by Ilan Stavans
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ISBN: 9780307490537
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The Schocken Book of Modern Sephardic Literature

Edited by Ilan Stavans


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 10, 2010
Price: $15.99

The expulsion of the Jews from Spain in 1492 gave rise to a series of rich, diverse diasporas that were interconnected through a common vision and joie de vivre. The exodus took these Sephardim to other European countries; to North Africa, Asia Minor, and South America; and, eventually, to the American... Read more >
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Who We Are
Who We Are
Edited by Derek Rubin
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ISBN: 9780307493118
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Who We Are
On Being (and Not Being) a Jewish American Writer
Edited by Derek Rubin


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2010
Price: $14.99

This unprecedented collection brings together the major Jewish American writers of the past fifty years as they examine issues of identity and how they’ve made their work respond.

E.L. Doctorow questions the very notion of the Jewish American writer, insisting that all great writing is secular and universal. Allegra Goodman embraces the... Read more >
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Who We Are
Who We Are
Edited by Derek Rubin
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780805242393
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Who We Are
On Being (and Not Being) a Jewish American Writer
Edited by Derek Rubin


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: May 10, 2005
Price: $25.00

This unprecedented collection brings together the major Jewish American writers of the past fifty years as they examine issues of identity and how they’ve made their work respond.

E.L. Doctorow questions the very notion of the Jewish American writer, insisting that all great writing is secular and universal. Allegra Goodman embraces the... Read more >
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The Schocken Book of Modern Sephardic Literature
The Schocken Book of Modern Sephardic Literature
Edited by Ilan Stavans
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780805242287
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The Schocken Book of Modern Sephardic Literature

Edited by Ilan Stavans


Format: Hardcover, 480 pages
On Sale: January 11, 2005
Price: $27.50

The expulsion of the Jews from Spain in 1492 gave rise to a series of rich, diverse diasporas that were interconnected through a common vision and joie de vivre. The exodus took these Sephardim to other European countries; to North Africa, Asia Minor, and South America; and, eventually, to the American... Read more >
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