Esther Schor

Esther Schor is the author of the biography Emma Lazarus, Bearing the Dead, the memoir My Last J-Date, and the poetry collection The Hills of Holland. Her essays and reviews have appeared in The New York Times Book Review, the Times Literary Supplement, and The Forward, among other publications. A professor of English at Princeton University, Schor lives in Princeton, NJ.

Backlist Titles

Emma Lazarus
Bearing the Dead: The British Culture of Mourning from the Enlightenment to Victoria
The Cambridge Companion to Mary Shelley

Bridge of Words

Nonfiction (Adult)


Articles & Reviews

Zamenhof and the Shadow People, The New Republic

My Last JDate, Tablet

Elijah´┐Żs Plate, Tablet

Crocodiling in Esperanto on the Streets of Hanoi, The Forward


National Jewish Book Award (2006)