A debut novel of daring originality, The Yid guarantees that you will never think of Stalinist Russia, Shakespeare, theater, Yiddish, or history the same way again.
Life-long Jewish friends Naomi, Miriam, and Becky are approaching middle-age gracefully and are content--despite a few hot flashes and mood swings--until life tosses each woman a crisis...
When Becky, the daughter of Holocaust survivors, learns of her only son's engagement to a non-Jew, she rallies against the marriage and becomes obsessed with finding him a Jewish bride.
A New York Times Notable Book
An NPR Best Book of 2012
These eight powerful stories, dazzling in their display of language and imagination, show a celebrated short-story writer and novelist grappling with the great questions of modern life.
A controversial, award-winning story about the passionate but untenable affair between an Israeli woman and a Palestinian man, from one of Israel's most acclaimed novelists
From the international bestselling author of The Lost Wife and The Garden of Letters, comes a story inspired by true events of two women pursuing freedom and independence in Paris during WWII.
"A pleasure to read from beginning to end." --Geraldine Brooks, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of March
This captivating, breakout novel--told in alternating viewpoints--brings readers from the skies of World War II to the present day, where a woman is prepared to tell her secrets at last.
When Hannah accompanies her husband and small children to Jerusalem for the year, she becomes fascinated with a group of expat women at her son's daycare, as well as a young Palestinian woman named Jenna. As she grows close to Jenna she starts to question her own marriage and her relationship to Israel.
Shortly after Orthodox Jewish Brooklynite Jacob Fischer puts his young family on a bus to visit relatives, the bus explodes in a stunning act of terrorism. HIs faith shattered, Jacob flees the comforts of his community and disappears. He lands up in a predominantly black town in rural Alabama, where he meets Rosie, the single mother of a young son.
One of Israel's most celebrated novelists--the acclaimed author of A Pigeon and a Boy--gives us a story of village love and vengeance in the early days of British Palestine that is still being played out two generations later.
A Publisher's Weekly Best Book of 2016
"Stewart O'Nan's City of Secrets will keep you up all night reading - what a beautifully crafted novel." - Alan Furst, New York Times bestselling author of Mission to ParisFrom master storyteller Stewart O'Nan, a timely moral thriller of the Jewish underground resistance in Jerusalem after the Second World War