Sinners and the Sea, a new book by Twin Cities native Rebecca Kanner, is a look at the Torah story of Noah through the eyes of his wife.
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Andrew Zimmern’s Field Guide To Exceptionally Weird, Wild & Wonderful foods is a joy to read. It’s not for picky eaters, but for those interested in bat meat and brains, this is the book for you.
The book meanders, dipping its toes into the waters of several theories about why people do what they believe is the right thing. The book thus attempts to be broad but lacks depth or meaning.
How do you raise an empowered and egalitarian daughter in the face of the marketing onslaught of pink and pretty, Disney Princesses, and toddler fashion shows? A review of Peggy Orenstein’s book.
Meir Shalev Doesn’t Disappoint With His Latest Book, “My Russian Grandmother and Her American Vacuum Cleaner”
I was captivated by this quirky family memoir by Meir Shalev, the acclaimed Israeli author.
Hoffman’s “The Dovekeepers” a Fascinating Look at Four Women’s Lives After the Second Temple’s Destruction
This book isn’t for the feint of heart, but if you’re looking for a tale of strong women doing the best they can in the midst of harrowing circumstances, this novel is for you.
“The Book of Life” by new author Stuart Nadler: unpleasant, predictable, and not really that Jewish.
Joshua Braff’s Peep Show had everything I was looking for in a summer novel: an easy-to-read, interesting story. And a few things I wasn’t looking for.
It’s sad that the most interesting parts of ‘Funnyman’ include everything and everyone except the central character, who, well, is pretty much anything BUT that!
Remember that not-so-great kiss, and the almost painful second date, and the moment when you realize no matter how badly you want it to work it just isn’t clicking? That is pretty much how I felt reading this book.
A perfect handbook? No. But Carin Davis dishes out plenty of witty advice in “Life, Love, Lox: Real-World Advice for the Modern Jewish Girl.” And the end result is pretty entertaining.