Jewish Literary Links for Shabbat

  • Next week, I’ll be publishing an interview with debut novelist Anna Solomon. But this week, you can read Anna’s fascinating essay on Jewish mail-order brides on Tablet.
  • Poet Samuel Menashe has passed away.
  • Some fall nonfiction titles of Jewish interest to anticipate.
  • Mazel tov to David Bezmozgis, author most recently of The Free World, which has been shortlisted for the Flaherty-Dunnan First Novel Prize.
  • Eric Herschthal compiles a Jewishly-focused reading list for President Obama.
  • Shabbat shalom, with an emphasis on “shalom,” especially for our community in southern Israel.