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Author’s Notebook Guest Post | Maggie Anton, Fifty Shades of Talmud

After penning six Jewish historical novels in ten years, I was outlining my seventh when I unexpectedly detoured into nonfiction last spring. Winding up an intense six-month (127 speaking gigs in 17 states) book tour promoting my latest tale, Enchantress, … 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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Writing Jewish Historical Fiction Not Set in ‘Oy-Vey’ Times | Guest Post by Novelist Maggie Anton

Early in my Talmud studies, which I’ve been doing for over 20 years now, I came across an intriguing and remarkable passage. Rav Hisda’s daughter is sitting in her father’s classroom when he suddenly calls up his two best students … Continue reading

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