Pre-Shabbat (and Pre-Pesach) Jewish Lit Links
Every Friday My Machberet presents an array of Jewish-interest links, primarily of the literary variety.
Truly one of the most exciting news items that crossed my screen this week: Kevin Haworth’s announcement regarding his contract to write a book on Israeli comics artist Rutu Modan.
The week also brought a new issue of JewishFiction.Net, featuring work by Isaac Babel, Thane Rosenbaum, Rebecca Klempner, and many others.
Now that I’ve finished reading one Jewishly-inflected poetry collection (Lesléa Newman’s I Carry My Mother), it’s time to begin another one: Jehanne Dubrow’s The Arranged Marriage, reviewed this week by Judy Bolton-Fasman for The Forward‘s “The Sisterhood” blog.
Over on the Fig Tree Books website, Dinah Fay has contributed a new discussion of Amy Bloom’s Away.
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Shabbat Shalom, and Chag Pesach Sameach!