Post­ed by Miri Pomer­antz Dauber

Not only has Josh Cohen’s new book Witz  received great reviews and been includ­ed on 2010 best fic­tion lists, it can even save your life! Elec­tric Lit­er­a­ture con­duct­ed an exper­i­ment to deter­mine the safest book around…and Witz is it. Watch Witz show off its superpower.

Miri joined the JBC team in Win­ter, 2004 upon grad­u­at­ing from Bran­deis Uni­ver­si­ty. Orig­i­nal­ly from Philadel­phia, she has lived and stud­ied in Israel and Lon­don. Pri­or to work­ing with JBC, she interned for the Jew­ish Pub­li­ca­tion Soci­ety. After sev­en years as the direc­tor of the JBC Net­work pro­gram, Miri has shift­ed her focus to book clubs, work­ing to devel­op resources to bet­ter serve book club readers.