Toward the end of each week, the My Machberet blog presents a collection of links, drawn primarily from the world of Jewish books and writing.
- Kidlit alert: Heidi Rabinowitz has compiled a “completely unofficial shortlist of titles” that she believes “are deserving of Sydney Taylor Book Award recognition, or at least deserving of your attention.”
- From The Tel Aviv Review of Books: Yael Unterman describes the Bibliodrama method, which “brings the Bible alive for 21st Century Israeli and Diaspora Jews.”
- This Shelf Awareness review, by Terry Hong, of Mikołaj Grynberg’s I’d Like to Say Sorry, But There’s No One to Say Sorry to: Stories (trans. Sean Gasper Bye) immediately drew me in—especially since I was so impressed by a piece of Grynberg’s (also translated by Sean Gasper Bye) that I read some months ago.
- In which Andrew Silow-Carroll explores—and critiques—a 20th-century Jewish New York archetype.
- And in case you missed it: check out the 2021 edition of “My Year in Jewish Books.”