Posted by Naomi Firestone-Teeter
A New York Times Notable Book of 2012, National Book Award Winner Deirdre Bair’s latest work (published by Nan A. Talese) focuses on the life of Saul Steinberg, a Jewish cartoonist and illustrator best known for his New Yorker work, specifically this cover.
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.