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March 2017 Jewish Book Carnival

The Whole Megillah is pleased to once again host the monthly Jewish Book Carnival! Here are this month’s links: Deborah Kalb interviews a variety of authors on her website, Book Q&As with Deborah Kalb. She recently interviewed Sarah Kaminsky about her book … Continue reading

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June 2016 Jewish Book Carnival

The Whole Megillah is pleased to once again host the monthly Jewish Book Carnival! Here are this month’s links: From Shiloh Musings, Batya Medad reviews Witness to History by Sybil Kaplan. Medad calls it an amazing book of modern Israeli history … Continue reading

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Author’s Notebook | Erika Dreifus, Quiet Americans: Stories

The Whole Megillah (TWM): Why write short stories vs. longer forms? Erika Dreifus (ED): For me, the question is formulated slightly differently. I’ve always wondered what, for instance, made F. Scott Fitzgerald realize that “Babylon Revisited” was meant to be … Continue reading

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January 2015 Jewish Book Carnival

The Whole Megillah is pleased to once again host the monthly Jewish Book Carnival! Here are this month’s links: The Fig Tree Books blog reflects on diversity within American Jewish literature. On My Machberet, Erika Dreifus looks back on her year in Jewish books. … Continue reading

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Editor’s Notebook | Michelle Caplan, Editor-in-Chief, Fig Tree Books

The Whole Megillah (TWM): What is Fig Tree Books and what is your specific role? Michelle Caplan (MC): Fig Tree Books is a new literary publishing house founded by Fredric Price, a successful entrepreneur in the orphan drug industry who wants … Continue reading

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