Reviving Jewish Bibliophiles
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I have three Christmas (okay - Channuka!) books en route to me, and guess what? They’re all by Jewish authors. Possibly two of the very finest: Shai Agnon and Amos Oz. They are Shira (Agnon’s final, unfinished, work); A Book That Was Lost; and Judas. I’m very excited to read them all. I’m an (almost) completist when it comes to Oz, and I was completely blown away by Agnon’s opus Only Yesterday when I read it a few years back. My 2011 review is posted on LT at the book’s page.) I hope to eventually review the new ones over in my Club Read 2018 thread.
Here’s to great Jewish reading in 2018! לחיים!!
I've heard good things about that book. I do enjoy reading Tablet, so if the chapters were there originally, that's a good sign.
Let me also recommend Outwitting History: The Amazing Adventures of a Man Who Rescued a Million Yiddish Books, by Aaron Lansky, founder of the Yiddish Book Center.
And in a "the more things change" vein, try A Bintel brief : sixty years of letters from the Lower East Side to the Jewish Daily Forward, by Isaac Metzker.
A Bintel Brief is very touching