Jewish Literary Links for Shabbat
Every Friday morning My Machberet presents an assortment of Jewish-interest links, primarily of the literary variety.
Big news: A translation of a new David Grossman novel is coming in March. Check out Library Journal‘s Barbara Hoffert’s “prepub alert” for the details.
On Moment‘s blog, Claudia Roth Pierpont answers questions about her forthcoming study of Philip Roth.
The 3rd Annual Jewish Playwriting Contest is taking submissions until November 21st.
The Yiddish Book Center has an intriguing weekend program coming up in November: “The Family Singer: Three Siblings and Their Stories.”
“The 2013-2014 track of the Schusterman Visiting Israeli Artists Program has officially kicked off, bringing 10 Israeli artists [including writers] for residencies at top universities across the United States.”
Just added to my tbr list: Molly Knight Raskin’s No Better Time: The Brief, Remarkable Life of Danny Lewin, the Genius Who Transformed the Internet. Liel Leibowitz’s Tablet piece is the reason why.
I’d already heard about MOST of the books included in Sandee Brawarsky’s big fall preview article for The Jewish Week. But not all of them.
Please be sure to come back here to My Machberet on Sunday, when the September Jewish Book Carnival will be posted. In the meantime, Shabbat Shalom. And a good fast!