Post­ed by Nao­mi Firestone-Teeter

In Oral Plea­sure: Kosin­s­ki as Sto­ry­teller, pub­lished last month by Grove/​Atlantic, Jerzy Kosin­ski’s late wid­ow, Kik­ki, col­lects inter­views, lec­tures, and tran­scrip­tions of media appear­ances of the leg­endary lit­er­ary figure:

Relat­ed: Out of Atroc­i­ty, Art” by Ruth Franklin (A Thou­sand Dark­ness­es: Lies and Truth in Holo­caust Fic­tion)

Orig­i­nal­ly from Lan­cast­er, Penn­syl­va­nia, Nao­mi is the CEO of Jew­ish Book Coun­cil. She grad­u­at­ed from Emory Uni­ver­si­ty with degrees in Eng­lish and Art His­to­ry and, in addi­tion, stud­ied at Uni­ver­si­ty Col­lege Lon­don. Pri­or to her role as exec­u­tive direc­tor, Nao­mi served as the found­ing edi­tor of the JBC web­site and blog and man­ag­ing edi­tor of Jew­ish Book World. In addi­tion, she has over­seen JBC’s dig­i­tal ini­tia­tives, and also devel­oped the JBC’s Vis­it­ing Scribe series and Unpack­ing the Book: Jew­ish Writ­ers in Conversation.