This is a repost of the November Jewish Book Carnival.
Thanks so much to Shilo Musings for putting this together this month.
Chocolate and Talmud are featured in two new releases from Green Bean Books. Life Is Like a Library bakes boulou and reads the children's version of Kamtza and Bar Kamtza.
This month on gilagreenwrites, author Evonne Marzouk talks "everyday" prophets, what it's like to be an outsider in Jewish life, and inspirational fiction. Marzouk's book is reviewed here.
Mirta Ines Trupp's latest novel, Celestial Persuasion
, receives highly coveted praise from the Historical Fiction Company. Read the editorial review here
On Mockdown Jersey, Guest Blogger Bubby relates how the race theory of the Nazis is recreated today in reverse. The blog post includes a Yiddish poem about a burning town. Bubby also quotes from the book The Trial of Adolf Hitler by David King.The Book of Life Podcast
interviews E. Lockhart about her graphic novel Whistle: A New Gotham City Hero
, featuring a Jewish teen superhero with enhanced canine superpowers and a Great Dane sidekick named Lebowitz.The brand new Nice Jewish Books podcast
from the Association of Jewish Libraries, hosted by librarian Sheryl Stahl, has an interview with Mary Marks, author of a quilting mystery series featuring Jewish protagonist Martha Rose.
On her blog, Book Q&As with Deborah Kalb
, Deborah interviewed Moment magazine editor-in-chief Nadine Epstein about Epstein's new book, RBG's Brave and Brilliant Women: 33 Jewish Women to Inspire Everyone
Tzivia in Adventures in MamaLand
asks a good question: Are Jews an "underrepresented community" in children's publishing?
The Association of Jewish Libraries blog announces that the Sydney Taylor Book Award Committee is seeking new members
. The Sydney Taylor Shmooze Mock Award Blog
is happy to share November's posts, which include reviews of Jewish board books, picture books, middle grade books, and young adult books.
Here on Shiloh Musings I reviewed Catherine Ehrlich's amazingly compelling biography about her grandmother, Irma's Passport: One Woman, Two World Wars, and a Legacy of Courage
Last but not least, here's Ruti Eastman's Haikuchains That Kept Me Sane Through The Pandemic reviewed in haiku format on A Jewish Grandmother.
write haikus and shopping lists
gifts for the grandkids...
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