Jewish Interest

Explore the rich variety of the Jewish experience with one of these titles.

Fiction
Nonfiction

Fiction

All of these titles are located in the Adult Fiction section of the Library unless otherwise noted.

Abraham, Pearl. The Seventh Beggar. 2005.

Adler, Warren. Funny Boys. 2008.

Albert, Elisa. The Book of Dahlia. 2008.
     Also available: Large Type

Alderman, Naomi. Disobedience. 2006.
     Also available: CD

Aleichem, Sholem. Wandering Stars. 2009.

Amend, Allison. Stations West. 2010.

Anglada, Maria. The Violin of Auschwitz. 2010.

Anton, Maggie. Rashi’s Daughers. 2005.

Appel, Allan. The Hebrew Tutor of Bel Air. 2009.

Barnard, Robert. A Stranger in the Family. 2010. (Adult Mystery BAR).
     Also available: Large Type

Bellow, Saul. Herzog. 1964.
     Also available: CD

Bloom, Amy. Away. 2007.
     Also available: Large Type, CD, eAudiobook

Bohjalian, Christopher. Skeletons at the Feast. 2008.
     Also available: Large Type, CD, eBook

Braff, Joshua. Peep Show. 2010.

Brooks, Geraldine. People of the Book. 2008.
     Also available: Large Type, CD, eAudiobook

Buck, Pearl S. Peony. 1975.
     Also available: CD

Cameron, Michelle. The Fruit of Her Hands. 2009.

Carter, Betsy. The Puzzle King. 2009.

Chabon, Michael. The Yiddish Policemen’s Union. 2007.
     Also available: Large Type, CD

Cohen, Joshua. Witz. 2010.

Diamant, Anita. Day After Night. 2009.
     Also available: Large Type, CD

Elmer. Robert. Wildflowers of Terezin. 2010.

Englander, Nathan. The Ministry of Special Cases. 2007.
     Also available: CD

Epstein, Joseph. The Love Song of A. Jerome Minkoff and Other Stories. 2010.

Fallada, Hans. Every Man Dies Alone. 2009.
     Also available: CD, eAudiobook

Fallenberg, Evan. Light Fell. 2008.

Foer, Jonathan Safran. Everything is Illuminated. 2002.
     Also available: CD, Digital Player

Franklin, Ariana. Mistress of the Art of Death. 2007. (Adult Mystery FRA).
     Also available: Large Type, CD

Freed, Lynn. The Servants' Quarters. 2009.

Gilmore, Jennifer. Something Red. 2010.

Goddard, Robert. Long Time Coming. 2010.
     Also available: CD

Goodman, Allegra. The Cookbook Collector. 2010.
     Also available: CD, eBook

Gordon, Noah. The Last Jew. 2000.

Graff, Laurie. The Shiksa Syndrome. 2008. (Adult Chick Lit GRA).
     Also available: Large Type, CD

Gregory, Philippa. The Queen’s Fool. 2004.
     Also available: Large Type, CD

Grossman, David. To the End of the Land. 2010.
     Also available: CD, eBook

Grossman, Paul. The Sleepwalkers. 2010. (Adult Mystery GRO).
     Also available: Large Type, CD

Halter, Marek. Sarah. 2004.
     Also available: CD

Hemon, Aleksander. The Lazarus Project. 2008.
     Also available: CD, eAudiobook

Hershon, Joanna. The German Bride. 2008.
     Also available: Large Type

Hoffman, Alice. The Dovekeepers. 2011.
     Also available: Large Type, CD

Horn, Dara. All Other Nights. 2009.
     Also available: Large Type, CD

Isaacs, Susan. As Husbands Go. 2010.
     Also available: Large Type, CD

Jacobson, Howard. The Finkler Question. 2010.
     Also available: Large Type, eAudiobook, eReader

Kellerman, Faye. Straight into Darkness. 2005. (Adult Mystery KEL).
     Also available: Large Type, CD, eBook

Kertes, Joseph. Gratitude. 2009.

Krauss, Nicole. Great House. 2010.
     Also available: Large Type, CD, eAudiobook, eReader

Leegant, Joan. Wherever You Go. 2010.

Leshem, Ron. Beaufort. 2008.
     Also available: CD

Levi, Lia. The Jewish Husband. 2009.

Levitt, Paul. Come With Me To Babylon. 2008.

Lewis, Jeffrey. Adam The King. 2008.

Liss, David. The Coffee Trader. 2003. (Adult Mystery LIS).
     Also available: CD

Mansbach, Adam. The End of the Jews. 2008.

Manseau, Peter. Songs for the Butcher’s Daughter. 2008.

Marche, Stephen. Raymond + Hannah. 2005.
     Also available: CD

Martel, Yann. Beatrice and Virgil. 2010.
     Also available: Large Type, CD

Mawer, Simon. The Glass Room. 2009.
     Also available: CD, eAudiobook

Melman, Peter Charles. Landsman. 2007.
     Also available: CD

Miller, Risa. My Before and After Life. 2009.

Mirvis, Tova. The Outside World. 2004.

Möring, Marcel. In a Dark Wood. 2010.

Nahai, Gina B. Caspian Rain. 2007.

Némirovsky, Irène. Suite Française. 2006.
     Also available: Large Type, CD

Orringer, Julie. The Invisible Bridge. 2010.
     Also available: Large Type, CD, eBook

Oz, Amos. Rhyming Life and Death. 2009.

Patterson, Richard North. Exile. 2007.
     Also available: Large Type, CD

Plain, Belva. Heartwood. 2011.
     Also available: Large Type, CD, eBook, Digital Player

Pollack, Eileen. In the Mouth: Stories and Novellas. 2008.

Potok, Chaim. The Chosen. 1967.
     Also available: CD

Ragen, Naomi. The Tenth Song. 2010.
     Also available: eAudiobook

Rand, Robert. My Suburban Shtetl. 2001.

Rose, M.J. The Memorist. 2008.
     Also available: CD

Rosen, Jonathan. Joy Comes in the Morning. 2004.
     Also available: CD

Rosnay, Tatiana de. Sarah’s Key. 2007.
     Also available: Large Type, CD, eAudiobook

Rosner, Elizabeth. Blue Nude. 2006.

Roth, Henry. An American Type. 2010.

Roth, Philip. American Pastoral. 1997.
     Also available: eAudiobook

Roth, Philip. The Plot Against America. 2004.
     Also available: Large Type, CD

Russell, Mary Doria. A Thread of Grace. 2005.
     Also available: CD

Schwartz, Sheila M. Lies Will Take You Somewhere. 2009.

Shalev, Meir. A Pigeon and a Boy. 2007.

Shea, Christina. Smuggled. 2011.
     Also available: CD, eAudiobook

Silva, Daniel. The Kill Artist. 2000.
     Also available: CD

Simon, Michael. Dirty Sally. 2004. (Adult Mystery SIM).
     Also available: CD

Singer, I.B. Gimpel the Fool and Other Stories. 1957.
     Also available: CD

Skibell,Joseph. A Curable Romantic. 2010.
     Also available: CD, eBook

Sofer, Dalia. The Septembers of Shiraz. 2007.
     Also available: CD, eAudiobook

Solomons, Natasha. Mr. Rosenblum Dreams in English. 2010.
     Also available: CD

Spark, Debra. Good for the Jews. 2009.

Stanger-Ross, Ilana. Sima’s Undergarments for Women. 2009.
     Also available: CD

Stern, Steven. The Frozen Rabbi. 2010.

Taylor, Benjamin. The Book Of Getting Even. 2008.

Weiner, Jennifer. Certain Girls. 2008. (Adult Chick Lit WEI).
     Also available: Large Type, CD

Weisel, Eli. The Sonderberg Case. 2010.
     Also available: CD

Widmer, Eleanor. Up from Orchard Street. 2005.
     Also available: CD

Wilson, Jonathan. An Ambulance Is on the Way: Stories of Men in Trouble. 2005.

Yehoshua, A.B. Friendly Fire: A Duet. 2008.

Yellin, Tamar. The Genizah at the House of Shepher. 2005.

Zimler, Richard. The Warsaw Anagrams. 2009.
     Also available: CD

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Nonfiction

All of these titles are located in the Adult Nonfiction section of the Library.

Aciman, Andre. Out of Egypt: A Memoir. 1994. (B A1814.ou).

Ackerman, Diana. The Zookeeper’s Wife: A War Story. 2007. (940.5318 A).
     Also available: Large Type, CD, eAudiobook

Albom, Mitch. Have a Little Faith. 2009. (296.7 A)
     Also available: Large Type, CD

Avey, Sam. The Man Who Broke into Auschwitz: A True Story of World War II. 2011. (940.53185 A).
     Also available: CD

Bader, David M. The Book of Murray: the Life, Teachings, and Kvetching of the Lost Prophet. 2010. (817.54 B1346.bo).
     Also available: CD

Balint, Benjamin. Running Commentary. 2010. (305.8924073 B).

Bauer, Yehuda. The Death of the Shtetl. 2009. (305.8924047 B).

Beckerman, Gal. When They Come for Us, We’ll Be Gone. 2010. (947.084 B).

Bernstein, Harry. The Invisible Wall: A Love Story that Broke Barriers. 2007.
(818.54 B5315.in).
     Also available: Large Type, CD

Bloom, Stephen G. Postville: A Clash of Cultures in Heartland America. 2000.
(977.733 B).

Boteach, Shmueley. Renewal: A Guide to the Values-filled Life. 2010. (296.36 B).

Boxerman, Burton A. Jews and Baseball. 2007-2010. (796.357089924 B).

Brenner-Wonschick, Hannelore. The Girls of Room 28: Friendship, Hope, and Survival in Theresienstadt. 2009. (940.5318092 B).
     Also available: Large Type, CD

Cohen, Aaron. Brotherhood of Warriors. 2008.  (956.94054 C).
     Also available: CD

Cohen, Rich. Sweet and Low: A  Family Story. 2006. (929.20973 C).
     Also available: CD

Cutler, Irving. Chicago’s Jewish West Side. 2009. (977.311004924 C).

Dershowitz, Alan M. The Case for Peace. 2005. (956.94054 D).
     Also available: CD, eAudiobook

Desbois, Patrick. The Holocaust by Bullets. 2008. (940.5318 D).

Feiffer, Jules. Backing into Forward: A Memoir. 2010. (B F2975.ba).

Feiler, Bruce. Abraham, a Journey to the Heart of Three Faiths. 2002.
(222.11092 F).
     Also available: Large Type, CD

Ferguson, Niall. High Financier: The Lives and Time of Siegmund Warburg.
2010. (B W2537fe).
     Also available: CD

Fogel, Bryan. Jewtopia: The Chosen Book for the Chosen People.
2006. (818.602 F).
     Also available: CD

Gelb, Norman. Kings of the Jews: The Origins of the Jewish Nation. 2008.
(933.0099 G).

Gurwitch, Annabelle. You Say Tomato, I Say Shut Up: A Love Story. 2010.
(306.81 G).
     Also available: CD, eAudiobook

Hakakian, Roya. Journey from the Land of No: A Girlhood Caught in Revolutionary Iran. 2004. (B H1558.jo).

Harris, Ruth. Dreyfus: Politics, Emotion, and the Scandal of the Century. 2010.
(944.05 H).

Hoffman, Sam. Old Jews Telling Jokes. 2010. (818.602 H PBK).
     Also available: CD

Kershaw, Alex. The Envoy: the Epic Rescue of the Last Jews of Europe in the Desperate Closing Months of World War II. 2010. (940.531835 K.)
     Also available: Large Type, CD

Lagnado, Lucette. The Man in the White Sharkskin Suit. 2007. (B M4255.ma).

Lansky, Aaron. Outwitting History. 2004. (002.075 L).
     Also available: Large Type, eAudiobook

McBride, James. The Color of Water: A Black Man’s Tribute to His Jewish Mother.
1996. (B M1197ma).
     Also available: Large Type, CD

Mokotoff, Gary. Getting Started in Jewish Geneology. 2010. (929.1089924 M).

Oz, Amos. A Tale of Love and Darkness. 2004. (B O992.ta).

Prose, Francine. Anne Frank: The Book, the Life, the Afterlife. 2009.
(940.5318092 P).

Reich, Howard. The First and Final Nightmare of Sonia Reich: A Son's Memoir.
2006. (B R3474re).

Roiphe, Anne. Epilogue: A Memoir. 2008. (813.54 R7416.ep).
     Also available: CD

Rosten, Leo. The New Joys of Yiddish. 2001. (437.947 R).

Sabar, Ariel. My Father’s Paradise. 2008. (305.89204567 S).

Sand, Shlomo. The Invention of the Jewish People. 2009. (305.8924 S).

Sarna, Jonathan. American Judaism: A History. 2004. (296.0973 S).

Senor, Dan and Singer Saul. Start-up Nation: The Story of Israel's Economic Miracle.
2009. (330.95694 S).

Tec, Nechama. Defiance: The Bielski Partisans. 1993. (940.5318 T).
     Also available: CD

Tolan, Sandy. The Lemon Tree. 2006. (956.9405 T).
     Also available: CD

Van Beek, Flory. Flory: A Miraculous Story of Survival. 2008.
(940.5318 V).
     Also available: CD

Volk, Patricia. Stuffed: Adventures of a Restaurant Family. 2001.
(641.5 V).
     Also available: CD

Wex, Michael. Born to Kvetch. 2005. (439.109 W).

Wiesel, Elie. Rashi: A Portrait. 2009. (296.1092 W).

Wistrich, Robert. A Lethal Obsession: Antisemitism from Antiquity to the Global Jihad. 2010. (305.8924 W).

Zieglelman, Jane. 97 Orchard: An Edible History of Five Immigrant Families in a New York Tenement. 2010. (394.1209747 Z).

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