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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 11 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book The Dog
    The Dog's Last Walk (and Other Pieces) - by Howard Jacobson

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781408845127 | ISBN 10: 1408845121

    Week after week, for eighteen years, the Booker Prize-winning novelist Howard Jacobson wrote a weekly column for the Independent, reflecting in inimitable style on the sacred and the profane in turn, the frivolous and the serious, the deeply personal ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Greatest Need: The Creative Life and Troubled Times of Lily Tobias by Jasmine Donahaye
    The Greatest Need: The Creative Life and Troubled Times of Lily Tobias - by Jasmine Donahaye

    £10.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781909983236 | ISBN 10: 1909983233

    he first full biography of Lily Tobias (1887-1984) a Jewish writer from Wales: a courageous, idealistic woman who wrote compellingly about Jewish life and experience in the 20th century.   Daughter of Polish immigrant parents, Lily Tobias grew ... more

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  • Cover image of book Jews and Words by Amos Oz and Fania Oz-Salzberger
    Jews and Words - by Amos Oz and Fania Oz-Salzberger

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780300205848 | ISBN 10: 0300205848

    Why are words so important to so many Jews? Novelist Amos Oz and historian Fania Oz-Salzberger roam the gamut of Jewish history to explain the integral relationship of Jews and words. Through a blend of storytelling and scholarship, conversation and ... more

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  • Cover image of book And The Bridge Is Love by Faye Moskowitz
    And The Bridge Is Love - by Faye Moskowitz

    £11.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781558617704 | ISBN 10: 1558617701

    FP brings back into print a literary gem.   Personal essays by a great Jewish American writer. "Bridges the gap between humor and despair, past and present, Jew and gentile, to reveal its author’s simple humanity, deeply rooted in her u ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Wandering Who? A Study of Jewish Identity Politics by Gilad Atzmon
    The Wandering Who? A Study of Jewish Identity Politics - by Gilad Atzmon

    £8.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781846948756 | ISBN 10: 1846948754

    An investigation of Jewish identity politics and contemporary Jewish ideology using both popular culture and scholarly texts.   Jewish identity is tied up with some of the most difficult and contentious issues of today. The purpose in this b ... more

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  • Cover image of book This Room in the Sunlight: Collected Poems by Bernard Kops
    This Room in the Sunlight: Collected Poems - by Bernard Kops

    £9.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780954848262 | ISBN 10: 0954848268

    Bernard Kops is one of Britain's most celebrated and prolific authors. His new collection, This Room in the Sunlight includes over forty recent unpulished poems, together with most of his best poetry from his long writing years. His poems are witt ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Wall of Two: Poems of Resistance and Suffering from Kraków to Buchenwald and Beyond by Henia Karmel & Ilona Karmel
    A Wall of Two: Poems of Resistance and Suffering from Kraków to Buchenwald and Beyond - by Henia Karmel & Ilona Karmel

    £20.00   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780520251366 | ISBN 10: 0520251369

    Buchenwald survivors Ilona and Henia Karmel were seventeen and twenty years old when they entered the Nazi labor camps from the Kraków ghetto. These remarkable poems were written during that time. The sisters wrote the poems on worksheets stolen from ... more

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  • Cover image of book The People on the Street: A Writer
    The People on the Street: A Writer's View of Israel - by Linda Grant

    £11.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781844082544 | ISBN 10: 1844082547

    One block of a Tel Aviv street is the starting point for this highly acclaimed writer's exploration of the inner dynamics of Israelis - not the government and its policies, but the people themselves, in all their variety. Iraqi shopkeepers, teenage s ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Tale of Love and Darkness by Amos Oz
    A Tale of Love and Darkness - by Amos Oz

    £9.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780099450030 | ISBN 10: 0099450038

    The author takes us on a seductive journey through his childhood and adolescence in Israel, along Jerusalem's war-torn streets in the 1940s and 50s, into his Russian immigrant parents' infernal marriage. Caught in the middle is one small boy with th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Outwitting History: How a Young Man Rescued a Million Books and Saved a Vanishing Civilisation by Aaron Lansky
    Outwitting History: How a Young Man Rescued a Million Books and Saved a Vanishing Civilisation - by Aaron Lansky

    £12.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780285637528 | ISBN 10: 0285637525

    In 1980, an entire body of Jewish literature - the physical remnant of Yiddish culture - was on the verge of extinction. Previous volumes that had survived Hitler and Stalin were being passed down from older generations of Jewish immigrants to their ... more

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  • Cover image of book Passionate Renewal: Jewish Poetry in Britain Since 1945 by Peter Lawson (ed)
    Passionate Renewal: Jewish Poetry in Britain Since 1945 - by Peter Lawson (ed)

    £14.99   paperback   (2001) - ISBN 13: 9780907123736 | ISBN 10: 0907123732

    From Dannie Abse to Michael Rosen, and Elaine Feinstein to Lotte Kramer, this book, the first of its kind, celebrates poetry written by British Jews. The subjects covered include family and home, love and friendship, Judaism and secularism, the Holoc ... more

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