Books

Author Mixes Marx Brothers, Salvador Dalí

Groucho Marx has taken his seat in court, where he’ll serve as the unlikely attorney for a mysterious entity known as the “Surrealist Woman.” “You’re...

A Review With Malice Toward Malice

A Town Called Malice Adam Abramowitz Thomas Dune Books | St. Martin’s Press On an increasingly frequent basis, I find myself watching, listening to or web surfing...

A Chronicle of Philly Music

The Hot Shot Heard ’Round the World Andy Kahn BearManor Media Andy Kahn’s memoir The Hot Shot Heard ’Round the World is a victory lap for the...

Book Review: Grieving with a Modern Twist

kaddish.com Nathan Englander Alfdred A. Knopf The simplest response to being taught the story of Jacob and Esau as a child is to wonder which of them...

Book Review: Collection Explores Chaim Potok as Playwright

Collected Plays of Chaim Potok Edited with an introduction by Rena Potok; contributions by David Bassuk, Carol Rocamora and Aaron Posner Adam Kadmon Books Fans of Chaim...

Anne Frank’s Story — From a Cat’s-Eye View

Steven Jay Rubin was shaving one morning when he started wondering about Anne Frank’s cat. Rubin, a Los Angeles-based film producer and author, often listens...

New Niche Career Spawned by Former Client

Brooklyn-born Levi Brennan was working for a Wall Street credit card processing firm about a decade ago when one of the clients he was...

A Journey on My Quiet Ship

Author Dr. Hallee Adelman will tell you her life has literally gone from Z to A. Her maiden name was Zaslovsky, and, now that she...

Romance Takes on 1840s Jewish Philadelphia

Appetites & Vices Felicia Grossman Carina Press On sale Feb. 18 Author Felicia Grossman, a Jewish woman from Delaware, says in her “About the Author” page that her...

Novel Shares Oft-Forgotten WWII Narrative

Six Thousand Miles to Home Kim Dana Kupperman Legacy Edition Books Six Thousand Miles to Home is the fictionalized and captivating account of a real Jewish family’s...