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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 26 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Woman on the Edge of Time by Marge Piercy
    Woman on the Edge of Time - by Marge Piercy

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781785033780 | ISBN 10: 1785033786

    Hailed as a classic of speculative science fiction, Marge Piercy’s landmark novel is a transformative vision of two futures. Harrowing and prescient, Woman on the Edge of Time will speak to a new generation on whom these choices weigh more heavily ... more

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  • Cover image of book Neuland by Eshkol Nevo, translated by Sondra Silverston
    Neuland - by Eshkol Nevo, translated by Sondra Silverston

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780099578550 | ISBN 10: 0099578557

    Dori’s father has gone travelling in South America and, suffering from some kind of breakdown, following the death of his wife, he goes missing. Dori sets out to find him, leaving his wife and young son at home in Israel.  Inbar is escaping f ... more

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  • Cover image of book Jewish Noir by Kenneth Wishnia (Editor)
    Jewish Noir - by Kenneth Wishnia (Editor)

    £15.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781629631110 | ISBN 10: 1629631116

    Jewish Noir is a unique collection of new stories by Jewish and non-Jewish literary and genre writers, including numerous award-winning authors such as Marge Piercy, Harlan Ellison, S.J. Rozan, Nancy Richler, Moe Prager (Reed Farrel Coleman), Wendy H ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Museum of Extraordinary Things by Alice Hoffman
    The Museum of Extraordinary Things - by Alice Hoffman

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781471112157 | ISBN 10: 1471112152

    From the bestselling author of The Dovekeepers comes a spectacularly imaginative and moving new novel in the vein of The Night Circus that has been acclaimed by Jodi Picoult as 'truly stunning: part love story, part mystery, part history, and all bea ... more

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  • Cover image of book Between Friends by Amos Oz
    Between Friends - by Amos Oz

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780099581475 | ISBN 10: 0099581477

    In eight interlinked family dramas, master storyteller Amos Oz reveals the secrets and frustrations of the human heart.  ‘On the kibbutz it’s hard to know. We’re all supposed to be friends but very few really are’   Ariella, unhappy in l ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Fixer by Bernard Malamud
    The Fixer - by Bernard Malamud

    £9.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780857890948 | ISBN 10: 0857890948

    Kiev, 1911. When a twelve-year-old Russian boy is found stabbed to death, his body drained of blood, the accusation of ritual murder is levelled at the Jews. Yakov Bok - a handyman hiding his Jewish identity from his anti-Semitic employer - is first ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Almond Tree by Michelle Cohen Corasanti
    The Almond Tree - by Michelle Cohen Corasanti

    £7.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781859643297 | ISBN 10: 1859643299

    Gifted with a mind that continues to impress the elders in his village, Ichmad Hamid struggles with the knowledge that he can do nothing to save his friends and family. Living on occupied land, his entire village operates in constant fear of losing t ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Magician of Lublin by Isaac Bashevis Singer
    The Magician of Lublin - by Isaac Bashevis Singer

    £10.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780141197609 | ISBN 10: 0141197609

    Yasha the magician - sword swallower, fire eater, acrobat and master of escape - is famed for his extraordinary Houdini-like skills. Half Jewish, half Gentile, a free thinker who slips easily between worlds, Yasha has an observant wife, a loyal assis ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mendelssohn is on the Roof by Jiri Weil
    Mendelssohn is on the Roof - by Jiri Weil

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781907970016 | ISBN 10: 1907970010

    The third Daunt Books publication is a deeply moving novel by a remarkable yet neglected chronicler of the Holocaust.   Full of dark humour and bitter irony, Weil's novel traces the transformation of ordinary lives during the Nazi occupation ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Union Jack by Imre Kertesz
    The Union Jack - by Imre Kertesz

    £9.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781933633879 | ISBN 10: 1933633875

    A haunting, never-before-translated, autobiographical novella by the 2002 Nobel Prize winner.  An unnamed narrator recounts a simple anecdote, his sighting of the Union Jack — the British Flag — during the Hungarian Revolution of 1956, in the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dearest Anne: A Tale of Impossible Love by Judith Katzir
    Dearest Anne: A Tale of Impossible Love - by Judith Katzir

    £14.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781558615755 | ISBN 10: 155861575x

    An Israeli girl's diaries addressed to Anne Frank evoke a poigant, explosive love affair with her female literature teacher.  Best-selling, internationally recognized Israeli novelist Judith Katzir evokes an artist's coming-of-age during the ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Yiddish Policemen
    The Yiddish Policemen's Union - by Michael Chabon

    £10.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780007150939 | ISBN 10: 0007150938

    For sixty years, Jewish refugees and their descendants have prospered in the Federal District of Sitka, a "temporary" safe haven created in the wake of revelations of the Holocaust and the shocking 1948 collapse of the fledgling state of Israel. Prou ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Reader by Bernhard Schlink (translator: Carol Brown Janeway)
    The Reader - by Bernhard Schlink (translator: Carol Brown Janeway)

    £8.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780753823293 | ISBN 10: 0753823292

    For 15-year-old Michael Berg, a chance meeting with an older woman leads to far more than he ever imagined. The woman in question is Hanna, and before long they embark on a passionate, clandestine love affair which leaves Michael both euphoric and co ... more

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  • Cover image of book Kalooki Nights by Howard Jacobson
    Kalooki Nights - by Howard Jacobson

    £9.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780099501367 | ISBN 10: 0099501368

    Life should have been sunny for Max Glickman, growing up in Crumpsall Park in peacetime, with his mother's glamorous card evenings to look forward to, and photographs of his father's favourite boxers on the walls. But other voices whisper seductively ... more

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  • Cover image of book Disobedience by Naomi Alderman
    Disobedience - by Naomi Alderman

    £8.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780141025957 | ISBN 10: 0141025956

    By the age of 32, Ronit has left London and transformed her life. She has become a cigarette-smoking, wise-cracking, New York career woman, who is in love with a married man.   But when Ronit’s father dies she is called back into the very diff ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Weeping Women Hotel by Alexei Sayle
    The Weeping Women Hotel - by Alexei Sayle

    £9.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780340831229 | ISBN 10: 0340831227

    This is a latest novel from highly acclaimed writer Alexei Sayle - bleak, hilarious and completely unique.  Northern girl Harriet lives and works on a London estate which is a battleground between the white working class plus the immigrants versus th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sex Wars by Marge Piercy
    Sex Wars - by Marge Piercy

    £17.00   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780749936334 | ISBN 10: 0749936339

    Post-Civil War New York City is the battleground of the American dream: an era of vast fortunes and crushing poverty. Though life is hard, the promise of change is in the air. Women are agitating for the vote and other civil rights. Immigrants are po ... more

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  • Cover image of book Love and Strangers: Two Novellas by David Grossman
    Love and Strangers: Two Novellas - by David Grossman

    £8.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780747581352 | ISBN 10: 0747581355

    These two novellas concern love.  In Frenzy, Shaul is convinced that his wife is having an affair. He feverishly imagines her, in every painful detail, with her lover. Esther has never seen the human side of her aloof brother-in-law, but during a nig ... more

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  • Cover image of book Gael by Judith Monk
    Gael - by Judith Monk

    £8.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781846590061 | ISBN 10: 184659006x

    A young violinist from a Jewish background falls hopelessly in love with an Irish painter called Gael. She leaves her aristocratic husband, marries Gael and they eventually move to Ireland with their son. But she is unprepared for a life of pove ... more

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  • Cover image of book The History of Love by Nicole Krauss
    The History of Love - by Nicole Krauss

    £8.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780141019970 | ISBN 10: 0141019972

    'When I was born my mother named me after every girl in a book my father gave her called The History of Love...' Fourteen-year-old Alma Singer is trying to find a cure for her mother's loneliness. Believing she might discover it in an old book h ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Boy Who Loved Anne Frank by Ellen Feldman
    The Boy Who Loved Anne Frank - by Ellen Feldman

    £8.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780330440004 | ISBN 10: 0330440004

    Imagine if the boy in hiding with Anne Frank had survived the war... On 16 February 1944, Peter, Anne Frank's closest confidant in the Secret Annex, declared that if he got out alive he would reinvent himself entirely; no one would ever know who ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mordecai
    Mordecai's First Brush With Love: New Stories by Jewish Women in Britain - by Laura Phillips & Marion Baraitser (ed)

    £11.50   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780952942665 | ISBN 10: 0952942666

    A timely collection of short stories by Jewish women focusing on everyday concerns of the human heart - single motherhood, intermarriage, food and its terrors - with a cacophony of voices - comic, celebratory and violent. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Cherries in the Icebox: Contemporary Hebrew Short Stories by Marion Baraitser & Haya Hoffman (ed)
    Cherries in the Icebox: Contemporary Hebrew Short Stories - by Marion Baraitser & Haya Hoffman (ed)

    £11.50   paperback   (2002) - ISBN 13: 9780952942658 | ISBN 10: 0952942658

    A unique collection of twelve of the best daring young multicultural voices. The authors write in Hebrew (here translated) but their families originate as far afield as Russia, Egypt and Afghanistan. These stories encapsulate, with wry wit and hope, ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Dark Room by Rachel Seiffert
    The Dark Room - by Rachel Seiffert

    £9.99   paperback   (2002) - ISBN 13: 9780099287179 | ISBN 10: 009928717x

    The Dark Room tells the stories of three ordinary Germans : Helmut, a young photographer in Berlin in the 1930s who uses his craft to express his patriotic fervour; Lore, a twelve-year-old girl who in 1945 guides her young siblings across a devastate ... more

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  • Cover image of book Life: A User
    Life: A User's Guide - by Georges Perec

    £10.99   paperback   (1996) - ISBN 13: 9780099449256 | ISBN 10: 0099449250

    One of the most dazzling and ingeniously contrived works of twentieth- century fiction, an entire microcosm brought to life in a Paris apartment block.  Serge Valene, one of the inhabitants of the apartment block, has conceived the idea of a painting ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Slow Mirror and Other Stories: New Fiction by Jewish Writers by Sonja Lyndon & Sulvia Paskin (ed)
    The Slow Mirror and Other Stories: New Fiction by Jewish Writers - by Sonja Lyndon & Sulvia Paskin (ed)

    £9.99   paperback   (1996) - ISBN 13: 9780907123811 | ISBN 10: 0907123813

    A collection of contemporary fiction by British, American and South African Jewish writers. Stories describe the new South Africa, the erotic possibilities of shoes, the lost Jews of outer space and the search for Kafka in Bronte country. This book r ... more

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