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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.

Jewish Literary Map of NYC

The Jewish Book Council’s literary map of New York City marks the landmarks, descriptions, and allusions found in the works of some of our heritage’s greatest writers.

My Favorite Wandering Jews

Stephanie Feldman, author of Angel of Losses, shares a list of her favorite Wandering Jews.

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Stella! The Mother of Modern Acting

Stella! The Mother of Modern Acting

by Sheana Ochoa

Marlon Brando, Robert de Niro, Shelley Winters, Peter Bogdanovitch—they all studied with Stella Adler, one of the lead­ing proponents of Stanislavsky’s method in America. read more

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Interview with Susan Jane Gilman

by Elise Cooper
The author of The Ice Cream Queen of Orchard Street shares the inspiration, intent, and delicious research behind the novel.

What's Your Book About?

by Jessica Lamb-Shapiro
The funny thing is you never know what your book is about until you’re finished. When I started my research, the exercise had been academic, but it suddenly became personal: I had grief.