American Jewish Fiction: A JPS Guide (JPS Desk Reference) by Josh Lambert

By Josh Lambert

This new quantity within the JPS courses sequence is a fiction reader’s dream: a consultant to one hundred twenty five striking works of fiction. the choice encompasses a wide variety of vintage American Jewish novels and tale collections, from 1867 to the current, chosen through the writer in session with a panel of literary students and ebook execs. Roth, Mailer, Kellerman, Chabon, Ozick, Heller, and dozens of alternative celebrated writers are the following, with their such a lot remarkable works. every one access encompasses a booklet precis, with historic context and historical past at the writer. feedback for additional studying aspect to different books that fit readers’ pursuits and favourite writers. And the creation is an engaging exploration of the heritage of and significant topics in American Jewish Fiction, illustrating how Jewish writing within the U.S. has been in consistent discussion with renowned leisure and highbrow lifestyles. incorporated during this consultant are lists of publication award winners; urged anthologies; name, writer, and topic indexes; and more.

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