Notes from Around the Web: Literary Links for Shabbat

  • Get to know Marcie Greenfield Simons, Director of The PJ Library, in this Whole Megillah interview.
  • The Jewish Book Council has announced its Twitter Book Club title for June: David Bezmozgis’s novel, The Free World.
  • Lilith’s Spring Auction ends on May 22. Peruse the offerings (and perhaps bid on a copy of my short-story collection, Quiet Americans).
  • From the Jewish Publication Society: “On June 7, 2011, JPS will be tweeting the entire Book of Ruth using the hashtag #Torah with the hopes of tweeting #Torah to the top ten on Twitter.”
  • Author Maggie Anton will be making several appearances in New Jersey next week. She’ll be discussing her series of novels about the daughters of Rashi, the famous medieval French rabbi and Torah and Talmud commentator. Details in the New Jersey Jewish News.
  • Shabbat shalom!