Posted by Naomi Firestone-Teeter
I know it’s still only February, but I can smell spring. Really! I can! Almost every title to recently cross my desk has a spring pub date, and that just makes me happy. The new titles come in all shapes and sizes (as you can see below) and bring the promise of warmer weather and outdoor book clubs (ok, maybe I’m getting ahead of myself…). Point is: loving the new crop of books. And, there’s more where these came from. Our 2012 – 2012 Network authors are signing up now and will begin to appear on the ProsenPeople pages very soon. Until then…three from the shelf:Beyond the Sling: A Real-Life Guide to Raising Confident, Loving Children the Attachment Parenting Way, Mayim Bialik (March 2012, Touchstone)
Unterzakhn, Leela Corman (April 2012, Schocken Books)
Promiscuous: “Portnoy’s Complaint” and Our Doomed Pursuit of Happiness, Bernard Avishai (April 2012, Yale University Press)
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.