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The Foxtail Legacy by David Abromowitz

The Foxtail Legacy by David Abromowitz

David Abromowitz’s debut novel carries the reader along on an epic immigrant journey across three continents. Jacob Itzkowitz, a teenager with a knack for handling horses, leaves behind village life in anti-Semitic Czarist Russia...

Thistle­foot by Gen­naRose Nethercott

Thistle­foot by Gen­naRose Nethercott

The Yaga siblings—Bellatine, a young woodworker, and Isaac, a wayfaring street performer and con artist—have been estranged since childhood, separated both by resentment and by wide miles of American highway. But when they learn...

The G on Her Suitcase by Carla J. Silver

The G on Her Suitcase by Carla J. Silver

Illustrator: Adam Y. Silver When World War I breaks out, as a woman, a Jew, wife of a German Jew, a suffragist and a mother of three, it seems Milbourne Goldschmidt’s life just lurches...

Lost & Found: A Memoir by Kathryn Schulz

Lost & Found: A Memoir by Kathryn Schulz

One spring morning, Kathryn Schulz went to lunch with a stranger and fell in love. Having spent years looking for the right relationship, she was dazzled by how swiftly everything changed when she finally...

Pathos and Anti-Pathos by Tom Vanassche

Pathos and Anti-Pathos by Tom Vanassche

Ruptured Affections in the Writing of the Shoah Media and Cultural Memory Scholarship often presumes that texts written about the Shoah, either by those directly involved in it or those writing its history, must...

Lights Of Love by Morgan Malone

Lights Of Love by Morgan Malone

A Dickens Holiday Romance Saul Rosen has quite a reputation in Dickens. He has only recently become a full-time resident after decades of drifting into town for a skiing vacation, some summer cultural event,...