Notes from Around the Web
The latest Tablet column from Josh Lambert lists a number of new Holocaust-related book releases.
Also on Tablet: an interview with Janis Bellow on the occasion of the publication of Saul Bellow: Letters.
Bill Clinton calls for Yitzhak Rabin’s work to be completed.
I probably won’t be revisiting any of Jean-Luc Godard’s films anytime soon.
On a similarly depressing note: This Jewish Ideas Daily article presents the dismal situation Israel faces within the United Nations.
Some personal reflections on the latest Jewish Book Council Twitter Book Club, and connections between Julie Orringer’s The Invisible Bridge and my own forthcoming story collection, Quiet Americans.
The Association of Jewish Libraries has issued a Call for Applicants for a seat on the Sydney Taylor Book Awards Committee. Deadline: December 1, 2010.
Linda K. Wertheimer shares two thoughtful essays on the motivations behind her writing over on the Jewish Muse blog.
Sherri Mandell is the most recent first-prize winner of the Moment/Karma Foundation Short Fiction Contest. Her winning story is “Jerusalem Stone.”
Shabbat shalom, everyone!