Wednesday, September 17, 2008

2008 Recommended Books for Judaica Libraries

Presented by Etta D. Gold, Library Director at Temple Beth Am

September 16, 2008


The Zookeeper’s Wife: A War Story by Diane Ackerman.

34 Days: Israel, Hezbollah, and the War in Lebanon by Amos Harel and Avi Issacharoff

Bubbe Meises: Jewish Myths, Jewish Realities by Ronald H. Isaacs

Einstein: His Life and Universe by Walter Isaacson.

The Man in the White Sharkskin Suit: A Jewish Family's Exodus from Old Cairo to the New World by Lucette Lagnado

My Father's Paradise : A Son's Search for His Jewish Past in Kurdish Iraq by Ariel Sabar


Away by Amy Bloom

People of the Book: A Novel by Geraldine Brooks

The Yiddish Policemen’s Union by Michael Chabon

The Ministry of Special Cases by Nathan Englander

Matrimony by Joshua Henkin

The Cure for Grief: A Novel by Nellie Hermann

The German Bride: A Novel by Joanna Hershon

The Last Chicken in America by Ellen Litman

The End of the Jews: A Novel by Adam Mansbach

The Romantics by Galt Niederhoffer

The Saturday Wife by Naomi Ragen

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows

The Septembers of Shiraz: A Novel by Dalia Sofer

Isaac's Torah by Angel Wagenstein

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