Tagged: Fig Tree Books

A River Could be a Tree by Angela Himsel

A River Could be a Tree by Angela Himsel

Foreword by Shulem Deen How does a woman who grew up in rural Indiana as a fundamentalist Christian end up a practicing Jew in New York? Angela Himsel was raised in a German-American family,...

My Mother's Son by David Hirshberg

My Mother’s Son by David Hirshberg

My Mother’s Son, the meticulously-crafted debut novel from David Hirshberg, is a story told by a radio raconteur revisiting his past in post-World War II Boston, the playground and battleground for two brothers whose...

The Sea Beach Line by Ben Nadler

The Sea Beach Line by Ben Nadler

After being expelled from Oberlin for hallucinogenic drug use, Izzy Edel seeks out his estranged father—a Polish Jew turned Israeli soldier turned New York street vendor named Alojzy who is reported to be missing,...

Jewish Book Carnival

August 2015 Jewish Book Carnival

The August Jewish Book Carnival, a monthly roundup of Jewish literary links from across the blogosphere, is being hosted Yael Shahar of A Damaged Mirror at  http://www.damaged-mirror.com/jewish-book-blog-carnival/ . You’ll find links to Jewish book news, book reviews...

The Book of Stone by Jonathan Papernick

The Book of Stone by Jonathan Papernick

Matthew Stone has inherited a troubling legacy: a gangster grandfather and a distant father—who is also a disgraced judge. After his father’s death, Matthew is a young man alone. He turns to his father’s...

April 2015 Jewish Book Carnival

The April Jewish Book Carnival, a monthly roundup of Jewish literary links from across the blogosphere, is being hosted by Anna Levine at Jodie Books at http://jodiebooks.com/jewish-book-carnival/. You’ll find links to Jewish book news,...