Click here for the full list of 2013 National Jewish Book Award winners and finalists.
The Jewish Book Council is pleased to announce that Matti Friedman, author of The Aleppo Codex: A True Story of Obsession, Faith, and the Pursuit of an Ancient Bible (Algonquin Books), is the winner of the 2014 Sami Rohr Prize for Literature.
Over 200 authors are criss-crossing North America this year to attend Jewish book festivals and programs. Find out which authors (and find yourself a new book to read).
Pick of the Week Between Friends
Amos Ozread more
by Lisa Barr
Fugitive Colors is a historical novel inspired by what the Nazis called Entartete Kunst, or degenerate art, the term they used to describe art they had deemed to be not a true reflection of the cultural heritage of Germany. read more
by Laurel Corona
Renowned operatic baritone Thomas Hampson was once asked how he managed to keep from crying during a tragic aria. His reply? If the composer had wanted him to cry he would have written it into the score.
by Jennifer Gilmore
My book, The Mothers, tracks close to my own life. My protagonist is my age and lives where I live, and she is going through the same horrible adoption process I went through for several years.