Editor's Picks

Paper Brigade: A Jewish Literary Magazine

Subscribe now to receive the first-ever issue of Paper Brigade, Jewish Book Council's annual literary magazine.

Natan Book Award at the Jewish Book Council

In 2017, JBC is pleased to add to its roster of activities a new partnership with the Natan Fund to present the Natan Book Award.

Unpacking the Book: Jewish Writers in Conversation

Hosted at the Jewish Museum in NYC, Unpacking the Book brings together some of the finest writers of the day for conversations around contemporary Jewish life and identity.

Win a Free Copy of 'The Yid' by Paul Goldberg

Great news for book clubs: Paul Goldberg's 'The Yid' comes out in paperback this week! Enter to win a copy of the new edition by February 20 and download a free custom reading guide to the book.

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The Velvet Hours

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A Horse Walks into a Bar

A Horse Walks into a Bar

by David Grossman

David Grossman's newest novel turns Mark Twain's famous literary equation, "Humor is tragedy plus time," inside-out. read more

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A Girl's Guide to Hacking JDate

by Jen Glantz
"Everything we do, we do online first. So of course, for many of us, going online is where we bring our love lives when we are ready to find a good deal." Bridesmaid for Hire Jen Glantz shares her top secrets to spending less time browsing the website and more time meeting your mensch.

Chapter One, Revisited—with a Cheetah

by Georgia Hunter
Read an alternative opening to Georgia Hunter's debut novel, We Were the Lucky Onesfeaturing Josephine Baker's famous pet cheetah!