f THE SEVENTH BEGGAR
A brilliantly original novel about a contemporary young man’s obsession with the
legendary 19th-century Chasidic master
Nachman of Bratslav, in particular his
famously unfinished “Tales of the Seven
Riverhead 368pp. 1-57322-285-2 $25.95
Available January 2005
THE ROMANCE READER
“This surreptitious reader of romance novels
breaks the rules of her Hasidic parents with
her visits to libraries and growing independence of mind...provides a great introduction to
the Orthodox Jewish culture.”—Booklist.
Riverhead 296pp. 1-57322-548-7 $13.00
Also in Riverhead: Giving Up America 1-57322-752-8.
OUT OF EGYPT: A Memoir
“Delivers a clear-eyed eulogy of a lost past
and a Jewish-Turkish-Italian family in decline.
A skillful portrayal of an extraordinary
Riverhead 352pp. 1-57322-534-7 $14.00
Sara Tuvel Bernstein
THE SEAMSTRESS: A Memoir of Survival
Introduction by Edgar M. Bronfman
“A striking Holocaust memoir, posthumously
published, by a Romanian Jew with an unusual
story to tell. One of the best of the recent wave
of Holocaust memoirs.”—Kirkus Reviews.
Berkley 384 pp. 0-425-16630-9 $14.95
Max I. Dimont
f JEWS, GOD AND HISTORY
“The best popular history of the Jews written
in the English language” (Los Angeles Times)—
from ancient Palestine to modern Israel.
Signet Classics 592 pp. 0-451-52940-5 $8.95
Rabbi Tirzah Firestone
WITH ROOTS IN HEAVEN
One Woman’s Passionate Journey
Into the Heart of her Faith
A memoir about the rejection and rediscovery
of Judaism authored by a psychotherapist and
rabbi of the Jewish Renewal community of
Boulder, Colorado. “A compelling story. Her
spiritual journey is riveting.”—Rabbi Joseph
Telushkin. 368 pp.
Plume 0-452-27885-6 $13.95
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Alison Leslie Gold
f FIET’S VASE
and Other Stories of Survival, Europe 1939-1945
“A poignant chronicle...Each record of a life
‘wrested from extinction’ reads like a miracle,
a silver chalice excavated from the dust.”—O,
the Oprah Magazine. B/w photos.
Tarcher 256 pp. 1-58542-360-2 $13.95
WHEN I LIVED IN MODERN TIMES
In 1946, Evelyn Sert travels from London to
Palestine and discovers herself and a land in
the midst of great change. “Deeply moving...
at once a beautifully rendered story of one
woman’s coming of age, and a gripping portrait of the last days of British rule.”— The
Boston Globe. Winner of the Orange Prize.
Plume 272 pp. 0-452-28292-6 $13.00
DENYING THE HOLOCAUST
The Growing Assault on Truth and Memory
“Offers chilling evidence that the record of the
century’s greatest crime is far from secure.”—
New York Newsday. “Illuminates with skill and
clarity.”—The New York Times Book Review.
Plume 288 pp. 0-452-27274-2 $15.00
Michael R. Marrus
THE HOLOCAUST IN HISTORY
“Wonderfully written and superbly researched, this book is the finest available.”
Meridian 288 pp. 0-452-00953-7 $15.00
STARTING OUT IN THE EVENING
“Morton’s respect for his characters and his
audience is a quiet literary triumph.”—Library
Journal. Nominated for the Pen-Faulkner Award
and the co-winner of the Koret Jewish Book Award.
Berkley 336 pp. 0-425-16869-7 $12.95
THE WHOLENESS OF A BROKEN HEART
“Well-defined characters, emotion, and compassion set this account of the survival tactics
of Jewish families apart from similar tales...A
novel filled with authentic human feeling,
humor and hope.”—Publishers Weekly.
Berkley 448 pp. 1-57322-831-1 $14.00
Isaac Bashevis Singer
SHADOWS ON THE HUDSON
Singer’s story of American jewry in the aftermath of the Holocaust covers territory from
Upper West side Manhattan to Miami during
the late 1940s.
Plume 560 pp. 0-452-28003-6 $16.00
Translated by Helen Weaver
Introduction by Terrence Des Pres
Preface by Simone de Beauvoir
Meridian 320 pp. 0-452-01124-8
Aryeh Lev Stollman
THE ILLUMINATED SOUL
“A thoughtful, resonant examination of
Jewish life in the aftermath of the Holocaust.”
—Publishers Weekly. “It succeeds beautifully. A
novel with a big heart and, yes, soul.”—San
Francisco Chronicle. Winner of the 2003 Harold U.
Ribalow Prize from Hadassah Magazine.
Riverhead 288 pp. 1-57322-975-X $14.00
Also in Riverhead: The Dialogues of Time and Entropy
1-57322-375-1, The Far Euphrates 1-57322-697-1.
“An engaging examination of anti-Semitism
and familial healing...a page-turner.”—U.S.
Weekly. A Jewish documentary filmmaker
faces down anti-Semitism while investigating
the fire that destroyed her country home
—and begins to uncover the disturbing truths
hidden in her family’s history.
Berkley 352 pp. 0-425-18210-X $13.00
Introduction by Vivian Gornick
Signet Classics 256 pp. 0-451-52641-4
“Set in post-World War II Israel, Zelitch’s second novel retells the biblical story of Ruth.”—
Booklist. “Superb...a seamless interweaving of
observation, memory, and imagination.”—
Berkley 384 pp. 0-425-18195-2 $14.00
TROUBLEMAKER AND OTHER SAINTS
“Refracts classic old-vs.-new-world tensions
through the prism of second-generation
Berkley 288 pp. 0-425-18343-2 $12.95
Claire S. Chow
LEAVING DEEP WATER
at the Crossroads of Two Cultures
“Provides a depth of experience that no single
story could have given. “A super read.”—Lan Cao.
Plume 320 pp. 0-452-28049-4 $16.00
f FOR MATRIMONIAL PURPOSES
“My Big Fat Bombay wedding...with a fine ear
for dialogue and a tender wit.”—Kirkus
Reviews. “Daswani offers a light but perceptive look at living one’s life between two
cultures. She also can make readers shriek
with laughter.”—USA Today.
Plume 288 pp. 0-452-28552-6 $13.00