The Schocken Book of Contemporary Jewish Fiction

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Schocken | Apr 23, 1996 | 420 Pages | 5-3/16 x 8 | ISBN 9780805210651

  • Paperback$20.00

    Schocken | Apr 23, 1996 | 420 Pages | 5-3/16 x 8 | ISBN 9780805210651

Praise

"A rich and rewarding collection of stories by some of the best writers of our time."
–Doris Lessing

"A glorious collection as notable for its variety as it is for its common threads of brilliant and passionate writing."
–Hilma Wolitzer, author of Hearts

Table Of Contents

Introductions
Ted Solotaroff: The Open Community
Nessa Rapoport: Summoned by the Feast

Max Apple: The Eighth Day
Saul Bellow: Something to Remember Me By
Marsha Lee Berkman: Deeds of Love and Rage
Michael Chabon: S Angel
E.L. Doctorow: The Writer in the Family
Allegra Goodman: Variant Text
Mark Helprin: North Light—A Recollection in the Present Tense
Allen Hoffman: Building Blocks
Johanna Kaplan: Sickness
Deirdre Levinson: April 19th, 1985
Bernard Malamud: The Silver Crown
Daphne Merkin: Enchantment
Leonard Michaels: Murderers
Cynthia Ozick: Bloodshed
Grace Paley: Zagrowsky Tells
Nessa Rapoport: The Woman Who Lost Her Names
Robin Roger: The Pagan Phallus
Philip Roth: “I Always Wanted You to Admire My Fasting”; or, Looking at Kafka
Adam Schwartz: Where Is It Written?
Lynne Sharon Schwartz: The Melting Pot
Lore Segal: The Reverse Bug
Isaac Bashevis Singer: A Party in Miami Beach
Joanna Spiro: Three Thousand Years of Your History…Take One Year for Yourself
Eppie Zore’a: Orchards

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