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2018 Natan Book Award Finalist Jeremy Dauber

Monday, November 13, 2017| Permalink

Jeremy Dauber is the Atran Professor of Yiddish Language, Literature and Culture at Columbia University. He is the author of several books on Jewish literature, including a biography of Sholem Aleichem that was a finalist for the National Jewish Book Award. He lives in New York.

Jeremy's book, Jewish Comedy: A Serious History, finalist for the 2018 Natan Book Award at the Jewish Book Council, is a celebrated scholar's rich account of Jewish Humor: its nature, its development, and its vital role throughout Jewish history. It was published in October 2017 by W.W. Norton.

Read more about Jeremy's new book here.

See the full list of Natan Book Award awardees here.

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