What's new in Jewish books for adults? Follow me around the 2008 Book Expo America conference to listen in on publishers and authors talking about their new and forthcoming titles!
This series includes four episodes: In Part 1 we heard about Jewish pictures books. Part 2 was about Jewish books for older kids and teens. This is Part 3, and Part 4 will be about books (for all ages) relating to the Holocaust.
Part 3, Jewish Books for Adults
Coffee House Press
Jealous Witness, Poems by Andrei Codrescu, with CD Maelstrom: Songs of Storm & Exile by the New Orleans Klezmer AllStars
Just Say Nu by Michael Wex
Who by Fire by Diana Spechler
Princeton Architectural Press
I Am My Family: Photographic Memories and Fictions by Rafael Goldchain
URJ Press (Union for Reform Judaism)
The Torah: A Women's Commentary edited by Tamara Cohn Eskanazi and Andrea Weiss
Gayla Gabriel, author
Leaving with Love: Eternal Messages from the Heart
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Our background music is provided by The Freilachmakers Klezmer String Band. Additional background music in this episode came from the CD Maelstrom: Songs of Storm & Exile by the New Orleans Klezmer AllStars.
Books mentioned on the show may be borrowed from the Feldman Children's Library (or for this episode, they might be in the Adult Library) at Congregation B'nai Israel. (Or if they're too new to be in the library now, they will be once they are published!) Browse our online catalog to reserve books, post a review, or just to look around!
Your feedback is appreciated! Please write to firstname.lastname@example.org! Or even better, if you know of any new Jewish books I missed seeing at Book Expo, please post a comment!