Post­ed by Nao­mi Firestone-Teeter

Don’t have the funds to trav­el over to Israel this fall? Well, we have an easy solution…bring Israel to your home with this great fall line-up of Israeli fiction:

NET­WORK author David Gross­man – To the End of Land – Knopf, Sep. 2010

Orly Cas­tel-Bloom – Dol­ly City – Dalkey Archive Press, Octo­ber 2010 (read the first advance review of the book here)

Michal Gov­rin – Hold On To the Sun – Fem­i­nist Press CUNY, Octo­ber 2010

Joshua Sobol – Cut Throat Dog – Melville House, Octo­ber 2010

Rohr Final­ist Yael Hedaya – Eden – Hen­ry Holt, Novem­ber 2010

Yishai Sarid – Limas­sol – Europa Edi­tions, Novem­ber 2010

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.