Posted by Naomi Firestone-Teeter
Joann Sfar’s biography of the Jewish modernist painter Pascin (Julius Mordecai Pincas) will soon be available in the U.S. with a translation by Edward Gauvin. Uncivilized Books will publish the title on October 15th.
The U.S. cover is on the left:
The French edition was published as six separate books (I could only find 5 covers), which are particularly lovely as a set:
View past “Book Cover of the Week” posts here.
Originally from Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Naomi is the executive director 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.