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Nextbook Press Authors in the News

New books and events from contributors to the Jewish Encounters Series

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Torchbearer

Emma Lazarus’ “The New Colossus” is a greater symbol of freedom’s light than the Statue of Liberty

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Uncivil

As Israel fought for independence, David Ben-Gurion turned the military’s guns on Jews. In his new biography, Shimon Peres recalls his mentor’s greatest test.

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Jerusalem Post Reviews ‘Yehuda Halevi’

“Hillel Halkin’s beautiful new biography of Halevi, the latest of the Nextbook Press Jewish Encounters series, will enchant and intrigue in equal measure.”

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The Good Doctor

Examining Maimonides with Sherwin Nuland

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Poet, Warrior, King

In The Life of David, the first book in Nextbook’s Jewish Encounters series, Robert Pinsky examines the legacy of one of the Bible’s most compelling figures