By Josh Lambert

This new quantity within the JPS publications sequence is a fiction reader’s dream: a consultant to one hundred twenty five notable works of fiction. the choice features a wide variety of vintage American Jewish novels and tale collections, from 1867 to the current, chosen by way of the writer in session with a panel of literary students and booklet execs. Roth, Mailer, Kellerman, Chabon, Ozick, Heller, and dozens of alternative celebrated writers are right here, with their such a lot impressive works. every one access contains a booklet precis, with ancient context and historical past at the writer. feedback for extra studying element to different books that fit readers’ pursuits and favourite writers. And the advent is an interesting exploration of the historical past of and demanding subject matters in American Jewish Fiction, illustrating how Jewish writing within the U.S. has been in consistent discussion with renowned leisure and highbrow existence. incorporated during this advisor are lists of e-book award winners; suggested anthologies; name, writer, and topic indexes; and more.

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