Moving Kings by Joshua Cohen

Moving Kings by Joshua Cohen

One of the boldest voices of his generation, Joshua Cohen returns with Moving Kings, a powerful and provocative novel that interweaves, in profoundly intimate terms, the housing crisis in America’s poor black and Hispanic neighborhoods with the world’s oldest conflict, in the Middle East. The year is 2015, and twenty-one-year-olds Yoav and Uri, veterans of the last Gaza War, have just completed their compulsory military service in the Israel Defense…

All the Rivers by Dorit Rabinyan

All the Rivers by Dorit Rabinyan

Jessica Cohen, translator When Liat meets Hilmi on a blustery autumn afternoon in Greenwich Village, she finds herself unwillingly drawn to him. Charismatic and handsome, Hilmi is a talented young artist from Palestine. Liat, an aspiring translation student, plans to return to Israel the following summer. Despite knowing that their love can be only temporary, that it can exist only away from their conflicted homeland, Liat lets herself be enraptured…

2016 Sydney Taylor Book Awards Winners

Sydney Taylor Book Awards

From the The Association of Jewish Libraries The Sydney Taylor Book Award Winner for Younger Readers: Ketzel, the Cat who Composed by Lesléa Newman with illustrations by Amy June Bates (Candlewick Press) The Sydney Taylor Book Award Winner for Older Readers: Adam & Thomas by Aharon Appelfeld, translated by Jeffrey M. Green with illustrations by Philippe Dumas (Seven Stories Press) The Sydney Taylor Book Award Winner for Teen Readers: The…