Here are this month’s links:
- On My Machberet, Erika Dreifus explains how an online essay-review helped rekindle her interest in the fiction of Israeli author Etgar Keret.
- From the Book of Life is “Reuven Firestone: Jews and Muslims,” an interview with Reuven Firestone, the opening plenary speaker at the Association of Jewish Libraries conference
- From Yotzeret Publishing, Jewish children’s book author Amy Ariel shares what it’s like to win a national book award after spending the last eighteen months dealing
with leukemia and a bone marrow transplant.
- The Jewish Journal reviews Jeffrey Magee’s biography of Irving Berlin
- Jewaicious reviews The Gift of Rest, by Senator Joe Lieberman and The Dovekeepers, by Alice Hoffman.
- Leora Wenger reviews Robert Mayer’s The Origin of Sorrow on her blog, Here in HP.
- Susan’s Literary Cafe reviews Alice Hoffman’s novel, Dovekeepers, and a book club event with guest speaker, Rabbi Debbie Slavitt, discussing the Masada and Dovekeepers.
- The Whole Megillah interviews Dr. Nora Gold of Jewishfiction.net and Michal Mahgerefteh of Poetica Magazine