Blog Archive: January 2015


Good News for Book Groups

Jan 27, 2015

By Erika Dreifus

We’re immensely proud of our first four books, which will begin to reach bookstores in March. We believe that together, they’ll provide readers with a diversity of voices from and insights into American Jewish Experience (AJE). As unique as each book is, however, we also believe these novels share one notable quality: they’re all excellent […]

Getting Re-Acquainted with Allegra Goodman’s TOTAL IMMERSION

Jan 20, 2015

By Erika Dreifus

I was one of the readers who purchased a copy of Total Immersion back when it was published in the spring of 1989. And that was in no small part because about two years earlier, when I was a college freshman, I met Allegra Goodman.

Welcome to Our Website

Jan 13, 2015

By Erika Dreifus

You may have noticed something new around here: our spiffy, re-designed website!

Please consider yourselves cordially invited to take a look around. The new version of our site includes a number of new features we’re especially proud of: snippets from the forewords and introductions by Tova Mirvis (for Alan Cheuse’s Prayers for the Living) and Marcia Clark and Gabriel Levin (for Meyer Levin’s Compulsion); a section to spotlight our fabulous freelance reviewers’ writings on important books from the distant (and not-so-distant) past; and a newsletter archive. To name just a few.

But we have one innovation we suspect you may not have seen anywhere else.

AJE

AJE Around the Web

Jan 6, 2015

By Erika Dreifus

Presenting the latest installment of our blog feature: AJE Around the Web. In these posts, we curate for you some of the best items we’ve discovered lately that address American Jewish Experience.