Cel­e­brate Jew­ish Book Month with #30days30authors! JBC invit­ed an author to share thoughts on #Jew­Lit every day for the next 30 days. Watch, enjoy, and dis­cov­er new books to read!

Adam Kirsch is a poet and crit­ic. He is the author of nine books, includ­ing Ben­jamin Dis­raeli, Why Trilling Mat­ters, and most recent­ly The Peo­ple and the Books: 18 Clas­sics of Jew­ish Lit­er­a­ture. He is direc­tor of the mas­ter’s pro­gram in Jew­ish Stud­ies at Colum­bia Uni­ver­si­ty and a reg­u­lar con­trib­u­tor to Tablet, the New York­er, and the New York Review of Books.

Adam Kirsch is a poet and lit­er­ary crit­ic. He is a senior edi­tor at The New Repub­lic and a colum­nist for Tablet magazine.