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The New York Times Got Their Israel Reading List All Wrong. Here’s a Better One.

Forget Waldman and Chabon and try Castel-Bloom, Feuerman, and Gavron instead

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A Conversation with Daniel Silva

The best-selling novelist, whose latest book was published today, talks ISIS, writing while watching the news, and his famous protagonist, Israeli master spy Gabriel Allon

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Meet the Muslim Memoirist Who Works With Zionists to Try and Forge Islamic-Jewish Ties

Haroon Moghul, the author of ‘How To Be a Muslim: An American Story,’ on his influences, struggles, and hopes for his new book

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Torah Learning for Jewish Youth

A review of Rabbi Jeffrey Salkin’s new ‘B’nai Mitzvah Torah Commentary,’ which sometimes feels uninspired and out of touch

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Ellen Klages’s Lesbian Time-Travel Novella Is One Hoot of a Genre Mash-Up

In Passing Strange, a Jewish-American artist, a Japanese-American lawyer, a British teen math whiz, and other LGBT women come together in 1940s San Francisco

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Sydney Taylor Book Awards Announced: Read the Best Children’s and Young Adult Literature of 2016

The Association of Jewish Libraries announces its picks for the year’s best children’s books

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High Demand in Germany for Annotated ‘Mein Kampf’

The publisher that secured the rights to print an annotated version of Hitler’s manifesto said the book was a bestseller in 2016

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The Trump Book I Just Couldn’t Pick Up

Ted Rall’s graphic biography of Donald Trump became dated fast, much like the presidential hopeful himself

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We Need to Talk About Israel

Is it possible to write a book about Israel where conflict is not the fulcrum of the Jewish state’s history?

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An Up-to-the-minute Pride Reading List for Kids

New books with LGBT characters to enjoy during Pride month, and beyond

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Andy Cohen Launching His Own Book Imprint, Bravo!

Sure, Cohen will publish ho-hum celebs tell-alls, but let’s also hope he finds the next big thing

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‘Mein Kampf’ Publisher: ‘Have the Courage’ to Judge the Book for Yourself

Hitler’s reprinted and unannotated treatise comes under legal scrutiny in Germany

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Tablet’s Summer Reading List

Nine book suggestions for when you’re kicking back in your summer chill castle

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Publisher Announces New Book of Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Essays and Speeches

‘I haven’t accomplished anything alone, but I was fortunate to be part of a revived feminist movement’

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Family Matters

This week on Unorthodox, we learn what klezmer aerobics is, plus we talk to writer Daniel Oppenheimer and essayist Roxane Gay

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That Book About a Jewish Motorcycle-Racing Teen Shapeshifter on a Mission to Kill Hitler

A review of the new dystopian Holocaust YA novel, Wolf by Wolf

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The Young Adult Book You Need in Your Life Right Now

The National Book Awards just eliminated an incredible YA read. Luckily, that book’s getting another prize. Introducing the Mibbys.

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Parenting Advice From Susan Sontag

With the High Holidays and school year in full swing, one of our foremost Jewish intellectuals lays out ten tenets—initially for her son—for taking care of your kids

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Found in Translation: Cynthia Ozick

A new, Spanish-language anthology has fans rejoicing—and maybe the author, too

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The 12 Jewiest Non-Words You Should Be Using Right Now

Because every Jew needs inventive language for situations involving anxiety, misery, disaster, melancholy, and your bubbe’s saliva

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The Best Children’s Passover Books

Did someone say ‘afikomen gift’?

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The 2015 Sydney Taylor Award Winners

Annual literary prize honors the best Jewish children’s books

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A Trip to the Library

‘This is a report on a library trip to Israel from a bookish girl who is now a bookish old lady’

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A Most Unlikable Woman

An aging feminist meets a new generation in Brian Morton’s sharp, sympathetic novel ‘Florence Gordon’

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Overdue Library Book Identified after 86 Years

Louise Sylvia Katz checked out Ludwig Lewisohn’s Israel in 1928

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Steimatzky Bookstore Saved From Bankruptcy

Israel’s largest and oldest bookseller sold to investment company

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Narrating My Audiobook Helped Me Experience a Religious Epiphany

After reading my book out loud, I finally accepted the truth: I’m just not an oral tradition kind of guy

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Five Books to Read on Adam Kirsch’s Birthday

How better to celebrate Tablet’s literary critic?

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The People of the Book vs. The People of the Kindle

What happens when our libraries are purged from our homes, replacing spines with screens?

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