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2014 National Jewish Book Awards

The guidelines and submission form for the 2014 National Jewish Book Awards are now available. The deadline for submission is October 8, 2014.

Fiction: Summer Beach Reads

A list of wonderful reads for you to enjoy this summer!

Sometimes History Throws Me A Bone

Roberta Rich, the author The Harem Midwife, blogs for The Postscript on the the amazing (true!) stories that one can find in history...and her inspiration for her latest book.

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Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay

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Lena Finkle's Magic Barrel: A Graphic Novel

Lena Finkle's Magic Barrel: A Graphic Novel

by Anya Ulinich

In Lena Finkle’s Magic Barrel, each page attests to the claustrophobic sensibility of a life lived frantically searching for answers, for meaning and for purpose. read more

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From the JBC Blog

Interview with Anya Ulinich

by Tahneer Oksman
Petropolis author Anya Ulinich discusses her first graphic novel, Lena Finkle's Magic Barrel.

Jews and Slavery: Raphael Moses and London Moses

by Sabra Waldfogel
We know a great deal about Raphael Jacob Moses, one of the most eminent Jews in Georgia in the nineteenth century. We know very little about London Moses, Raphael Moses’ former slave.