Post­ed by Nao­mi Firestone-Teeter

For those who haven’t jumped on the Edmund de Waal train yet, here’s your chance! Far­rar, Straus and Giroux will be pub­lish­ing the Illus­trat­ed Edi­tion of The Hare with Amber Eyes in Novem­ber. This beau­ti­ful edi­tion fea­tures 100 pre­vi­ous­ly unseen images, includ­ing pho­tographs of the net­suke col­lec­tion and full-col­or images from de Waal’s fam­i­ly archive. 

Book Clubs will be hap­py to know that de Waal has a handy read­er’s guide avail­able on his web­site here

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.