- Spending some time today shopping for holiday gifts? For children’s book guidance, you may want to peruse these recommendations published on Tablet.
- Speaking of children’s books: Check out Barbara Krasner’s excellent report describing last weekend’s Jewish Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators Conference.
- On my personal wish list (hi, Mom!): Ruth Franklin’s new book, A Thousand Darknesses: Lies & Truth in Holocaust Fiction. (Franklin has been blogging this week for the Jewish Book Council/MyJewishLearning.com. Here’s one post that I especially appreciated.)
- And the In the Moment blog reminds me that I still haven’t read Howard Jacobson’s The Finkler Question, either.
- Finally, if you haven’t caught it yet, my review of Mr. Rosenblum Dreams in English, by Natasha Solomons, is now available.