Format: Trade Paperback
Dimensions: 160 pages, 10.75 × 8 × 0.75 in
Published: March 4, 2014
Publisher: Little, Brown And Company
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0316069876
ISBN - 13: 9780316069878
From the Publisher
Jonathan Safran Foer''s and Nathan Englander''s spectacular Haggadah-now in paperback.
Upon hardcover publication, NEW AMERICAN HAGGADAH was praised as a momentous re-envisioning through prayer, song, and ritual of one of our oldest, most timeless, and sacred stories-Moses leading the ancient Israelites out of slavery in Egypt to wander the desert for 40 years before reaching the Promised Land. Featuring a new translation of the traditional text by Nathan Englander and provocative essays by a collection of major Jewish writers and thinkers, it was received not only as a religious document but a magnificent literary and artistic achievement. Now, after two years of patience, those readers who asked for a paperback edition have gotten their wish.
About the Author
Jonathan Safran Foer is the author ofEverything Is Illuminated, Extremely Loud and Incredibly CloseandEating Animals. His books have been translated into thirty-six languages.Everything Is Illuminatedreceived a National Jewish Book Award and a Guardian First Book Award, and was made into a film by Liev Schreiber. Foer lives in Brooklyn with his wife, the novelist Nicole Krauss, and their children.
"[A] tour-de-force.... A few pages into The Ministry of Special Cases, it becomes clear how much [Englander] has to bring to the topic: pitch-black humor, a skeptical affection for his characters, and the narrative ability to trace the impact of fascism-with-a-modern-face on a cluster of lives."-The Seattle Times