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Night Train to Lisbon: A Novel

Night Train to Lisbon: A Novel

by Pascal Mercier

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|October 25, 2008

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A huge international bestseller spanning Europe and the twentieth century, this ambitious novel plumbs the depths of our shared humanity to offer up a breathtaking insight into life, love, and literature itself. Raimund Gregorius teaches classical languages at a…
Only Yesterday: A Novel

Only Yesterday: A Novel

by S. Y. Agnon

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|May 29, 2018

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When Israeli Nobel Laureate S. Y. Agnon published the novel Only Yesterday in 1945, it quickly became recognized as a major work of world literature, not only for its vivid historical reconstruction of Israel's founding society. The book tells a seemingly simple…
Gertruda's Oath: A Child, A Promise, And A Heroic Escape During World War Ii
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Trapped in the horrors of World War II, a woman and a child embark on a journey of survival in this page-turning true story that recalls the power and the poignancy of Schindler’s List . Michael Stolowitzky, the only son of a wealthy Jewish family in…
The Last Days of the Jerusalem of Lithuania: Chronicles from the Vilna Ghetto and the Camps, 1939…
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For five horrifying years in Vilna, the Vilna ghetto, and concentration camps in Estonia, Herman Kruk recorded his own experiences as well as the life and death of the Jewish community of the city symbolically called "The Jerusalem of Lithuania." This unique…
Journey to My Father, Isaac Bashevis Singer: A Memoir
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When Isaac Bashevis Singer emigrated to America in 1935, he left behind his wife and five-year-old son, Israel, with the promise to send for them as soon as he settled. He never did. In 1955, twenty years after their separation, Zamir came to New York to meet his…
Two Nations in Your Womb: Perceptions of Jews and Christians in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages
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Since it was first published in Hebrew in 2000, this provocative book has been garnering acclaim and stirring controversy for its bold reinterpretation of the relationship between Judaism and Christianity in the Middle Ages, especially in medieval Europe. Looking…
Entre Nous: Essays on Thinking-of-the-Other

Entre Nous: Essays on Thinking-of-the-Other

by EMMANUEL LEVINAS

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|May 24, 2000

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Emmanuel Levinas is one of the most important figures of twentieth-century philosophy. Exerting a profound influence upon such thinkers as Derrida, Lyotard, Blanchot, and Irigaray, Levinas's work bridges several major gaps in the evolution of continental…
Kierkegaard's Concept of Despair

Kierkegaard's Concept of Despair

by Michael Theunissen

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|September 13, 2016

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The literature on Kierkegaard is often content to paraphrase. By contrast, Michael Theunissen articulates one of Kierkegaard's central ideas, his theory of despair, in a detailed and comprehensible manner and confronts it with alternatives. Understanding what…
The Angel of History: Rosenzweig, Benjamin, Scholem
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In The Angel of History , Mosès looks at three Jewish philosophers-Franz Rosenzweig, Walter Benjamin, and Gershom Scholem-who formulated a new vision of history in 1920s Germany by moving away from the spirit of assimilation and the Enlightenment belief in…
American Yiddish Poetry: A Bilingual Anthology

American Yiddish Poetry: A Bilingual Anthology

by Benjamin Harshav

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|October 8, 2007

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This remarkable volume introduces to the large English-speaking audience what is probably the most coherent segment of twentieth-century American literature not written in English. The range of American Yiddish Poetry runs the gamut from individualistic verse of…
The Last Jew: A Novel

The Last Jew: A Novel

by Yoram Kaniuk

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|January 18, 2007

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Yoram Kaniuk has been hailed as 'one of the most innovative, brilliant novelists in the Western World' ( The New York Times ), and The Last Jew is his exhilarating masterwork. Like Gabriel Garcia Marquez's One Hundred Years of Solitude , The Last Jew is a…
Sing, Stranger: A Century of American Yiddish Poetry-A Historical Anthology

Sing, Stranger: A Century of American Yiddish Poetry-A Historical Anthology

by Benjamin Harshav

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|September 20, 2006

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Sing, Stranger is a comprehensive historical anthology of a century of American poetry written in Yiddish and now translated into English for the first time. Here are the Proletarian or "sweat-shop" poets, sympathizing with Socialist Anarchists, who were highly…
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