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Buy, Borrow, Bypass: Nonfiction Comics about the Middle East

Mini-reviews of four non-fiction comics about the Middle East, by Marjane Satrapi, Sarah Glidden, Riad Sattouf, and Joe Sacco.

Speculative Fiction in Translation: Israel

Speculative fiction has been important in Israeli literature for centuries. Here's a look at some recent releases.

A Handy-Dandy Guide to Books About Israel for Trump

For people who don't know that Israel is in the Middle East, including, apparently, the President.

In Translation: February Fiction and Poetry

New releases coming this month, all in translation!

In Translation: September Fiction and Poetry

New poetry and fiction in translation coming this month

In Translation: June Fiction and Poetry

New releases in translation coming out this month.

Oy Gevalt!: 32 Books for Jewish Book Month

L’Seforim (to books)! Each year, in the month before Chanukah, and thanks to the efforts of a public librarian in ...

In Translation: September Fiction and Poetry

Yup, it’s September already- time to binge on school supplies and set some academic goals and look forward to winter ...

Literary Tourism: Israel

  Israel: it’s a pretty tiny country (smaller than New Jersey), but its inhabitants have managed to pack a whole ...

In Translation: May Fiction and Poetry

May offers us a ton of intriguing works in translation from around the world. This month, I’m highlighting fiction from ...