Notes from Around the Web

  • The new issue of Jewish Book World is hot off the press. Here are some of the reviews within its pages, and here are all of the books discussed in this issue.
  • Cannot wait to dig in to The Jewish Week‘s fall literary guide.
  • David Kaufmann considers the Jewishness of poet C.K. Williams as reflected in Williams’s latest book, Wait.
  • IntheMoment, Moment Magazine‘s blog, has launched a weekly book feature.
  • From Fiction Writers Review: this excellent interview with author Janice Eidus, who “is particularly passionate about Jewish identity, contemporary culture, and women’s issues.”
  • It was nice to learn this week that Lilith has added my short story, “Polar Region,” which was published in the magazine several years ago, to its online Adoption Anthology.
  • Some important reminders about Holocaust books from Jewish Literary Review.
  • Inspiring article about student journalists at the General Assembly of the Jewish Federations of North America.
  • Less inspiring, but still important to acknowledge: Jewish Ideas Daily shares an analysis of the anti-Israel record of the influential London Review of Books.
  • On a more positive note, and as mentioned a couple of days ago, the November Jewish Book Carnival went live earlier this week. Next month, the itinerant Carnival will be hosted right here.
  • Shabbat shalom!

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