Tagged: Farrar

We are the Weather by Jonathan Safran Foer

We are the Weather by Jonathan Safran Foer

Some people reject the fact, overwhelmingly supported by scientists, that our planet is warming because of human activity. But do those of us who accept the reality of human-caused climate change truly believe it?...

The Tope­ka School by Ben Lern­er

The Tope­ka School by Ben Lern­er

Adam Gordon is a senior at Topeka High School, class of ’97. His mother, Jane, is a famous feminist author; his father, Jonathan, is an expert at getting “lost boys” to open up. They...

On Divi­sion by Goldie Gold­bloom

On Divi­sion by Goldie Gold­bloom

In Williamsburg, Brooklyn, just a block or two up from the East River on Division Avenue, Surie Eckstein is soon to be a great-grandmother. Her ten children range in age from thirteen to thirty-nine....

Deviation by Luce D'Eramo

Deviation by Luce D’Eramo

Translator: Anne Milano Appel First published in Italy in 1979, Luce D’Eramo’s Deviation is a seminal work in Holocaust literature. It is a book that not only confronts evil head-on but expands that confrontation...

Queen of the Hanukkah Dosas by Pamela Ehrenberg

Queen of the Hanukkah Dosas by Pamela Ehrenberg

Illustrated by Anjan Sarkar In this sweet and humorous picture book, Queen of the Hanukkah Dosas, a multi-cultural family (Mom’s Indian; Dad’s Jewish) celebrate Hanukkah while incorporating traditional Indian food. Instead of latkes, this...

The Crime and the Silence by Anna Bikont

The Crime and the Silence by Anna Bikont

Confronting the Massacre of Jews in Wartime Jedwabne Jan Gross’s hugely controversial Neighbors was a historian’s disclosure of the events in the small Polish town of Jedwabne on July 10, 1941, when the citizens...