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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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Rhinestones, Religion, and the Republic: Fashioning Jewishness in France

Rhinestones, Religion, and the Republic: Fashioning Jewishness in France

by Kimberly A. Arkin

An examination of ethnic prejudice among young French Jews. read more

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How I Came to Write Jewish Artists and the Bible in Twentieth-Century America

by Samantha Baskind
Some of the most important twentieth-century American artists also happen to be Jewish. To this point they have been celebrated for their contributions to major art movements, like Pop Art, Abstract Expressionism, and Photorealism.

Interview: Roz Chast

by Roz Chast
Tahneer Oksman spoke to Roz Chast about her recently published book Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant.