Cel­e­brate Jew­ish Book Month with #30days30authors! In hon­or of the 90th anniver­sary of Fan­ny Gold­stein’s trib­ute to Jew­ish books in the West End’s branch of the Boston Pub­lic Library, Jew­ish Book Coun­cil invit­ed 30 lead­ing authors, one for each day of the month, to answer a few ques­tions.

Thane Rosen­baum is the author of the crit­i­cal­ly acclaimed nov­els, How Sweet It Is!, The Stranger With­in Sarah Stein, The Golems of Gotham, Sec­ond Hand Smoke, and the nov­el-in-sto­ries, Eli­jah Vis­i­ble, which received the Edward Lewis Wal­lant Award for the best book of Jew­ish Amer­i­can fic­tion. He is also the author of three books of non­fic­tion, includ­ing The Myth of Moral Jus­tice. His arti­cles, reviews and essays appear fre­quent­ly in many nation­al pub­li­ca­tions includ­ing the New York Times, Wall Street Jour­nal, Wash­ing­ton Post, the Huff­in­g­ton Post, and the Dai­ly Beast, among oth­er nation­al pub­li­ca­tions. He is a Dis­tin­guished Fel­low at New York Uni­ver­si­ty School of Law where he directs the Forum on Law, Cul­ture & Soci­ety. For more infor­ma­tion vis­it http://​www​.thanerosen​baum​.com/.

Thane Rosen­baum is an essay­ist, nov­el­ist, and law pro­fes­sor. His arti­cles, reviews, and essays appear fre­quent­ly in The New York Times, The Wall Street Jour­nal, The Wash­ing­ton Post, Los Ange­les Times, CNN, The Dai­ly Beast, and oth­er nation­al pub­li­ca­tions. He serves as the Legal Ana­lyst for CBS News Radio, and mod­er­ates The Talk Show” at the 92nd Street Y, an annu­al series on cul­ture, world events, and pol­i­tics. He has been invit­ed to give pub­lic lec­tures around the world. He is a Dis­tin­guished Uni­ver­si­ty Pro­fes­sor at Touro Col­lege, where he directs the Forum on Law, Cul­ture & Soci­ety. Rosen­baum is the author of Pay­back: The Case for Revenge, and The Myth of Moral Jus­tice: Why Our Legal Sys­tem Fails to Do What’s Right, and is the edi­tor of the anthol­o­gy Law Lit: From Atti­cus Finch to The Prac­tice: A Col­lec­tion of Great Writ­ing about the Law. He has also pub­lished five nov­els includ­ing The Golems of Gotham and Sec­ond Hand Smoke.