16 Jewish Fiction Books Everyone Should Read

16 Jewish Fiction Books Everyone Should Read

Offered a coveted job to analyze and conserve a priceless Sarajevo Haggadah, Australian rare-book expert Hanna Heath discovers a series of tiny artifacts in the volume's ancient binding that reveal its historically significant origins.

Great read. I have read both March and Year of Wonders and this is my favorite Geraldine Brooks book, by far.

In the Winter Cold, Warmth and Light on the Page

***** People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks - In Hanna Heath, an Australian rare-book expert, is offered the job of a lifetime: analysis and conservation of the famed Sarajevo Haggadah, which has been rescued from Serb shelling during the Bosnian war.

A book about a Haggadah, how could i resist.

People of the Book. Offered a coveted job to analyze and conserve a priceless Sarajevo Haggadah, Australian rare-book expert Hanna Heath discovers a series of tiny artifacts in the volume's ancient binding that reveal its historically significant origins.

The Little Book of Lykke: Secrets of the World's Happiest People by Meik Wiking

48 Amazing New Books You Need to Read This Winter

The Little Book of Lykke: Secrets of the World's Happiest People by Meik Wiking

An intellectual and emotional jigsaw puzzle of a novel for readers of A. S. Byatt’s Possession and Geraldine Brooks’s People of the Book Set in London of the 1660s and of the early twenty-first century, The Weight of Ink is the interwoven tale of two women of remarkable intellect: Ester Velasquez, an emigrant from Amsterdam who is permitted to scribe for a blind rabbi, just before the plague hits the city; and Helen Watt, an ailing historian with a love of Jewish history. As the novel op...

An intellectual and emotional jigsaw puzzle of a novel for readers of A. S. Byatt’s Possession and Geraldine Brooks’s People of the Book Set in London of the 1660s and of the early twenty-first century, The Weight of Ink is the interwoven tale of two women of remarkable intellect: Ester Velasquez, an emigrant from Amsterdam who is permitted to scribe for a blind rabbi, just before the plague hits the city; and Helen Watt, an ailing historian with a love of Jewish history. As the novel op...

Few people love books as much as we do. Authors might be the exception to that rule. It’s no wonder, then, that so many have included books as crucial plot points in their novels, often crafting brilliant stories within stories. For a meta reading experience, here are thirteen great novels in which books play a prominent role—usually instigating the plot.

13 Books About Books for Big Book Nerds

A thrilling literary mystery costarring Jane Austen from the New York Times bestselling author of The Bookmans Tale Charlie Lovett first delighted readers with his New York Times bestselling debut, Th

A truly fantastic book on shame, vulnerability, perfectionism, inadequacy, and power dynamics.

I Thought it Was Just Me (But it Isn't) - Books - Brené Brown. A great read from my summer of non-fiction reading.

Guns, Germs, and Steel

Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies is a 1997 book by Jared Diamond, professor of geography and physiology at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). In 1998 it won a Pulitzer Prize and the Aventis Prize for Best Science Book.

Leaves of grass by Walt Whitman

After finding the style of voice he had been searching for, Walt self-published a collection of 12 unnamed poems titled Leaves of Grass.

Well said. Why Harry Potter is not just a, "Children's Series". It baffles me when people don't get why I love this series so much. It's not just because of the magic and the characters! These books teach you something REAL and touch you in a very real way. They aren't just books, they are the truth of the world. I value everything these books have taught me and I'm better for having read them.

The Harry Potter series and its meaning…

If you still think the Harry Potter books are still for kids, then I have serious doubts whether you can actually read. Only Trix are for kids.

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