Jewish Literary Links for Shabbat
The September Jewish Book Carnival has gone live. This month’s host, forwordsbooks, has done an amazing job collecting the links to Jewish book news, reviews, and interviews.
Mazel tov to the winners of the first annual Yiddish Book Center Translation Grant competition.
Lisa Silverman spotlights new holiday books for children (and a few for adults).
A new monument honors Isaac Babel in Babel’s native Odessa.
I was very sorry to miss a literary conversation between Lucette Lagnado and André Aciman here in New York, so I’m most grateful for this summary in The Jewish Week: “Egypt: Fondly Remembered, Currently Feared.” Both authors’ new books are on my tbr list.
Josh Lambert summarizes two years “On the Bookshelf.”