A new translation of the only novel by lauded Romanian literary critic Matei CălinescuAn NYRB Classics Original
When oral historian Ellen Margolis and her girlfriend decide to get married, Ellen realizes that she can't go through with a wedding until she tells her grandmother. There's only one problem: her grandmother is dead.
When Ketzel Weinrach's beloved brother Potsie goes missing in Las Vegas, she not only must try to find him, she must confront her family's shady history and their ties to the legendary Jewish mob, Murder, Inc., as well as her troubling relationship to her cousin Perry (who runs a strip club on the outskirts of Vegas), her long and apparently not-so-loving marriage to her recently departed husband
The Singers, an all-American family in the California style, are about to lose everything. Anne is a bureaucrat in the Los Angeles Office of Sustainability whose ideals are compromised by a proposal from a venture capitalist seeking to privatize the city's wastewater.
On September 15, 2008, Julie Wasserman's life collapsed. In the morning, she lost her job at Lehman Brothers. That afternoon, she lost her twin brother, Jack, in a car crash. A year and a half later, she returns home to Pittsburgh to start a new job and live up to a pledge to visit her brother's grave every day.
David's business is a shambles. The trade in indulgences is dead and the bones of heretics smolder on the auto-da-fe'. All because of that mad monk, Martin Luther. What a prigg.
"Levine is a true artist, who grinds his bones--and anything else he can get his hands on--to make his bread." --The Sunday Times
Hersh Grundstein knows you get more with a gun and a kind word than with just a kind word.Roza Grundstein learned at the age of five that evil sometimes rules. The tattoo on her wrist is living proof. She has lived a life avenging the lives of those who weren't as fortunate as she was. Her days are dwindling and only a day at the track can raise her spirits.
Sharon Berg, a middle-aged divorcee with two children has gainful employment working overtime for the mysterious Rabbi Joachim, spiritual director of the Center for Mystical Judaism.
Now in paperback, a moving novel about a Holocaust survivor's unconventional journey back to a new normal in 1940s Savannah, Georgia
The first book of bestselling author Orson Scott Card's Women of Genesis series--a unique re-imagining of the biblical tale
Faced with the sudden and unexpected death of her mother, disillusioned novelist Joanna Jacobs begins chronicling her unruly childhood in 1960s Cleveland, Ohio. But the writing exercise that starts out as a means to reflect and refocus becomes a journal of Joanna's rebellious existence.